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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....

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...

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...

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...

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Carbon Monoxide Poisoning addresses the hazards associated with coming into contact with carbon monoxide through use of gas-...

Mistakeproofing The Design of Construction Processes Using Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ)

This study set out to investigate and document how the principles and practices of so-called mistakeproofing may be applied to improve safety and hea...

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...