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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...

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...

An Assessment of Metal Maintenance Workers' Solvent Exposures

A study of chemical exposures affecting metal polishers/refinishers, recommending substitution of water-based solvents for current chemical strippers...

Abnormalities Consistent with Asbestos-Related Disease Among Long-Term Demolition Workers

A 1994 study of New York demolition workers documenting significant indirect evidence of unhealthy occupational exposure to airborne asbestos....

The More We Learn, the More Things Stay the Same: Notes on a Pioneer in Occupational Safety and Health

1942 remarks by an industrial hygienist show that concerns about welding fumes and airborne silica reach back more than seven decades....

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....