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Hazard Alert: Lead in Construction

Hazard alert card describing potentially dangerous lead exposure in construction and how workers can avoid such exposure....

CPWR Hazard Alert: Welding Fumes and Gases

This CPWR Hazard Alert reviews the exposures created by welding, cutting and burning and the health effects they cause. It also recommends control mea...

Unsound Conditions: Work-Related Hearing Loss in Construction, 1960-75

1999 study of hearing loss among construction workers based on a sample covering 1960-1975....

OSHA's Focused Inspection Program in Construction - Journeyman Technical Information Paper 1

In a guide aimed at contractors and workers, a CPWR researcher explains OSHA’s focused/partial inspection program targeting the major construction w...

Reducing Sprains and Strains In Construction Through Worker Participation

A manual to guide contractors in using worker input to design a program for reducing strains and sprains on the job. Uses examples from scaffold erec...

Construction Ergonomics Checklist

A review of tools, tasks, and work postures common on construction worksite to guide your effort to identify and mitigate ergonomic hazards....

Safeguarding Health in Construction Work

Of historical interest: 1942 speech by industrial hygienist discussing dangers of welding fumes and asbestos fibers....

Lyme Disease Prevalence Among Construction Workers On Long Island, New York

Study of Lyme disease identifying elevated risks outdoor construction workers in Long Island NY....

Crane Related Deaths in the U.S. Construction Industry, 1984-94.

A study of crane-related deaths in the US construction industry between 1984 and 1994....

Health Hazards to Construction Workers During the Demolition of Two Tenement Buildings

NYC Department of Health and Mount Sinai medical center perform safety and industrial hygiene assessment of interior demolition work at two Bronx tene...