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Hearing Conservation

Provides a basic understanding of the nature of noise exposure in construction and details on how to set up a hearing conservation program to minimize...

The Role of Supervisors in Behavioral Safety Observations

Discusses the importance of having supervisors and managers involved in safety observations and provides evidence that this practice improves safety o...

The Effects of Unusual Work Schedules and Concurrent Exposures on Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs)

The article describes the impact that factors such as duration of exposure and existence of multiple, simultaneous exposures have on OELS (Occupationa...

Site Communications

Describes a set of hand signals to use for communication when normal communication isn’t possible due to noise or respirator wear and discusses the...

Effective Training : Covering the Bases

Article that explains the importance of training in the selection and use of personal protective equipment, focusing on eye, hand, head, foot protecti...

A Prospective Study of Back Belts for Prevention of Back Pain and Injury

Reports of a study of back-belt use as it relates to back injury claims which found that there was no significant correlation between belt wear and re...

BUILT - Union Yes Tobacco No

A brochure discussing the impact of smoking on health, finances, families and retirement. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' button to ac...

Investigating Accidents

A presentation for a course on accidents, including definitions of accidents, and information on how to identify and handle them and how to find out w...

Lightning

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Lightning addresses the hazards associated with working outdoors when lightning is present, how to avoid being struck, and w...

Criteria For a Recommended Standard

In-depth discussion of criteria that should be included in an occupational noise exposure standard...