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Man-Made Fibers May Cause Cancer

Although manufactured insulation fibers are sold as a safe alternative to asbestos, some studies suggest a possible cancer risk....

Finns Tie a Disease, Asbestos Exposure

Researchers in Finland have found that retroperitoneal fibrosis, a rare disease, may be caused by exposure to asbestos....

Occupational Blood Lead Surveillance Of Construction Workers - Health Programs in Twelve States

A study reviewing the adult blood lead surveillance system used in each of 12 states, with an emphasis on construction workers....

Hazard Alert: Lyme Disease in Construction

Construction workers who work outdoors, especially in the Northeast, stand at risk of contracting Lyme disease from tick bites....

Hazard Alert: Safe Work with Power Saws

A hazard alert detailing major occupational dangers associated with power saws and methods to mitigate them....

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...

Hazard Alert: Skin Problems in Construction

Hazard alert card listing problems caused by exposure of skin to wet concrete, solvents, and adhesives, and advice for protecting oneself from such ex...

Hazard Alert: Construction Noise

A hazard alert card describing the noise levels generated by construction equipment and steps to reduce the risk of hearing loss....

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....