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Fire Hazard from Filling Portable Gas Cans in Pickup Trucks and Cars

Describes the fire hazard that can occur when filling a vehicle with gas from a portable can, and how to avoid the hazard....

Safety Groups - Everyone can profit when the best help the worst

The Construction Safety Association of Ontario has established safety groups of contractors and provided incentives for them to work together. Describ...

Safety & Health Program

A template for a safety and health program that is applicable to construction....

Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Construction Projects

Detailed description of changes to Canada’s Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Construction Projects...

Back Injuries

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Back Injuries describes the major causes of back injuries and steps that can be taken to avoid them. Click on the following...

Histo-what?

Brief description of histoplasmosis, including the causes, symptoms and ways to avoid exposure....

What Did You Say?

A brief discussion of the hazards of noise and some practical suggestions to reduce exposures....

Skin Cancer

Brief discussion of the risks of skin cancer from sun exposure, including how to assess and reduce your risk....

Free Medical Screenings Begin for Former Hanford Workers

An announcement that former construction and maintenance workers from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Hanford, Washington, nuclear facility are be...

Construction Has High Rate of Muskuloskeletal Claims

A summary of a study on musculoskeletal injuries in different industries, including information on injuries by trade and type of work...