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OSHA Final Regulatory Text for Silica in Construction

This is the final regulatory text for the 2016 OSHA silica standard for construction, which is scheduled for 6/23/2017 implementation. Visit CPWR’s...

The Dropped Object Experiment

As part of their Safety Week 2016, Black and Veatch's Environmental, Safety, Health & Security (ESH&S) team decided to show the impact of falling obje...

OSHA Fact Sheet: Workers’ Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica: Final Rule Overview

OSHA Fact Sheet provides short overview of both 2016 silica standards, including one for general industry and maritime and one for construction....

Hand Tools - Tips to Choose and Use Them Safely

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Hand Tools address choosing and using appropriate hand tools to avoid accidents and ergonomic injuries. Click on the followi...

Stop Silicosis

This OSHA video covers the promulgation of the revised silica standard, which was published on Mar 25, 2016. The YouTube video starts with a clip from...

Protect Your Workers From Heat Stress

This one-page NIOSH infographic summarizes the key steps that construction employers should take to keep their crews safe from the real dangers of hea...

Diversity in construction - close up of crew

This crew on a large commercial project in McLean, Virginia reflects the growing diversity in construction....

Elevating EHS Leading Indicators: From Defining to Designing

This white paper by the National Safety Council's Campbell Institute is the latest of several documents focused on leading indicators. Previous report...

Distracted Driving: No Texting

This OSHA pamphlet points out the very real dangers of distracted driving, which was responsible for more than 3,000 deaths and 416,000 injuries in 20...

The National Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction,  Final Report on the 2014 & 2015 Safety Stand‐Downs

This CPWR report analyzes data from OSHA's database of participants who received certificates during the 2015 Falls Stand-down. Many more companies an...