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Final Report: An Investigation of Health Hazards on a New Construction Project

A study to assess noise, chemical and ergonomic hazards during construction of the new IAM union headquarters....

Hazard Alert: Lyme Disease in Construction

Construction workers who work outdoors, especially in the Northeast, stand at risk of contracting Lyme disease from tick bites....

Hazard Alert: Skin Problems in Construction

Hazard alert card listing problems caused by exposure of skin to wet concrete, solvents, and adhesives, and advice for protecting oneself from such ex...

Hazard Alert: Asbestos in Construction

Hazard alert card describing how construction workers may be exposed to airborne asbestos, how this can endanger them, and how they can avoid these da...

Hazard Alert: Construction Noise

A hazard alert card describing the noise levels generated by construction equipment and steps to reduce the risk of hearing loss....

Hazard Alert: Safe Work with Power Saws

A hazard alert detailing major occupational dangers associated with power saws and methods to mitigate them....

Unsound Conditions: Work-Related Hearing Loss in Construction, 1960-75

1999 study of hearing loss among construction workers based on a sample covering 1960-1975....

OSHA's Focused Inspection Program in Construction - Journeyman Technical Information Paper 1

In a guide aimed at contractors and workers, a CPWR researcher explains OSHA’s focused/partial inspection program targeting the major construction w...

Reducing Sprains and Strains In Construction Through Worker Participation

A manual to guide contractors in using worker input to design a program for reducing strains and sprains on the job. Uses examples from scaffold erec...

Lyme Disease Prevalence Among Construction Workers On Long Island, New York

Study of Lyme disease identifying elevated risks outdoor construction workers in Long Island NY....