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Nanotechnology: Assessing Awareness and Training Needs Among California Construction Trades

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the current understanding and use of nanotechnology applications in heavy industrial/commercial construction...

A Pilot Study of Nanoparticle Levels and Field Evaluation of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators on Construction Sites

Submicron ultrafine particles and nanoparticles found in construction dust can be inhaled deeply into the lungs and retained in the lower airways. How...

Field Evaluation of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators on Construction Jobsites for Protection against Airborne Ultrafine Particles

An abstract of a pilot study on Nanoparticle Levels and Field Evaluation of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators on Construction Sites....

3M Recalls 3M™ DBI-SALA® 16 Foot Talon™ Self Retracting Lifeline

This recall addresses the defective assembly of a small quantity of 3M™ DBI-SALA® 16 Ft. Talon™ Self Retracting Life Line products....

Skin Cancer

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Skin Cancer describes the hazards of working in ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun, how to protect yourself, and the si...

Confined Spaces

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Confined Spaces defines what a confined space is, addresses the associated hazards of working in a confined space, and provi...

Avoiding Hazards During Healthcare Construction

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Avoiding Hazards During Healthcare Construction provides information on the hazards associated with construction, renovation...

Working in Hot Weather

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Working in Hot Weather addresses the hazards associated with working in high temperatures, preventative steps, and what to d...

RF Radiation

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Radio Frequency Radiation addresses the risk of working near telecommunications equipment, including radio, television, and...

Methylene Chloride

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Methylene Chloride addresses the risk of working with products that contain this chemical, how to protect yourself from comi...