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Not An Accident: Preventable Deaths 2015

This report is released to mark Workers’ Memorial Week, a remembrance of those who have lost their lives at work. The event is observed nationwide â...

U.S. workers remain at risk from potentially deadly paint-removers

This article on the science blog, The Pump Handle, highlights the hazards of paint removers, adhesive removers and prepaint products that contain meth...

Wear layered clothing

To ward off cold working construction in winter, wear several layers of clothing....

The Impact of IIPP Policies on Statewide Injury Rates May 2014 in U.S. Construction

This report was funded by CPWR under its Small Studies Program. The authors examined an important claim by OSHA that Injury and Illness Prevention Pro...

The Year in U.S. Occupational Health & Safety Fall 2013 – Summer 2014

This report captures noteworthy events in occupational health and safety during the year from August 2013 through July 2014 in the U.S. The authors in...

NSC Nanotechnology Challenges and Opportunities for Safety, Health, Well-being, and Productivity in the Workplace

This PowerPoint Presentation was provided to the National Safety Council's Labor Division on Friday, Sept 12, 2014, during the Safety Council Congres...

NIOSH's Buy Quiet Program

The NIOSH Buy Quiet web resource highlights the benefits of a buy quiet program, explains how to establish such a program in a workplace, and offers a...

Falls_Fatality_Map

This image is one of five from an infographic on U.S. deaths from falls. This map shows the location of fatal construction falls in the U.S. in 2013....

More construction workers die on the job than any other U.S. workforce

This image is one of five from an infographic on U.S. deaths from falls. This information is from the CPWR Construction Chart Book, Chart 38a and depi...

%Deaths_by_Height

This graphic is one of five taken from an infographic created by CPWR. The data for this graphic came from a poster presentation by CPWR's Data Center...