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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...