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Ergonomics and Economics : Dilemma's and Chances

In the Netherlands two studies were carried out to estimate the costs of (poor) working conditions nationwide respectively for the building and constr...

Ergonomics in Construction : Management and Worker Perceptions

Describes research on the perceived incidence of musculoskeletal ailments suffered by workers and the tasks that relate to them...

OSHA: Respiratory Protection Program Advisor

A link to the OSHA Respiratory Protection Program Advisor, a web-based tool to help owners and contractors assess how respiratory protection regulatio...

OSHA: LOTO Plus Expert Advisor

A link to the OSHA LOTO Plus Expert Advisor, a free download to help owners and contractors assess how lockout/tagout regulations apply to their proje...

OSHA: Lockout - Tagout Interactive Training

A link to an OSHA interactive online lockout-tagout training program. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' button to access the other items...

OSHA: Confined Spaces Advisor 1.1

A link to the OSHA Confined Spaces Advisor 1.1, a free download to help owners and contractors assess how confined space regulations apply to their pr...

Bright Idea #2 : Post and Bracket Railing System

Workers developed a post and bracket system to form a safety railing around a construction hole, which can be easily taken down and replaced when acce...

A Performance Goal for Construction Safety and Health

CPWR researcher proposes a national goal of fewer than three deaths per 200 million man-hours of work in the US construction industry. The goal is bas...

Hazard Alert: Heat Stress in Construction

Hazard alert card describing the dangers of heat stress and dehydration in construction, and steps one can take to reduce this danger...

The Steel Toe : Temporary Wiring Can be Hazardous

The temporary wiring on a construction site constitutes a significant workplace hazard. Here are some tips to reduce the danger....