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Reducing Highway Construction Fatalities Through Improved Adoption of Safety Technologies

Highway construction is commonly associated with high rates of worker accidents. These high rates are often linked to the requirement of work in close...

Health and Safety Hazards in Construction: Recognition, Control and Free Resources from CPWR

This presentation highlights the health and safety hazards in construction related to recognition and control, and offers access to free materials in...

Aluminet: An Intervention for Heat-related Illness among Construction Workers

The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a new form of personal protective equipment (PPE), reflective Aluminet vests, designed to...

Hazard Communication

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Hazard Communication addresses OSHA’s system of labeling, and how understanding these labels can save your life. Click on...

OSHA Safety and Health Information Bulletin: Preventing Hearing Loss Caused by Chemical (Ototoxicity) and Noise Exposure

An informational bulletin from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) about Preventing Hearing Loss Caused by Chemical (Ototoxicity) a...

Asthma Mortality Among Persons Aged 15–64 Years, by Industry and Occupation — United States, 1999–2016

CDC study of occupational respiratory health analyzes rates of worker deaths from asthma by industry and concludes that improved monitoring and survei...

The impact of drywall handling tools on the low back

This document contains key findings from, "The impact of drywall handling tools on the low back," Jennifer A. Hess, Laurel Kincl, and Kermit Davis. Ap...

Hazard Alert: Pedestrian Workers Killed by Forklifts

This Hazard Alert describes the danger of injury during forklift use and steps to reduce associated risks....

Keep Employees in Motor Vehicles Safe

Safety alert issued on motor vehicle safety, to prevent distracted driving and promote seat belt use. This alert is part of the Massachusetts Fatality...

New York FACE Brochure

A brochure describing NY Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (NY FACE), a NYS Department of Health workplace health and safety program. NY FACE...