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NIOSH Guardrail System – From Research to Field

Researchers from the Division of Safety Research of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) designed, developed, and patent...

Building a Safety Culture: Improving Safety and Health Management in the Construction Industry

This Dodge SmartMarket report updates survey findings of safety culture in the construction industry....

Safety Training: Tell Me a Story

This article discusses the social and cultural power of stories, and how they have been used to develop training for skilled blue-collar workers. It i...

NIOSH Workplace Solutions: Reducing Hazardous Dust Exposure When Dowel Drilling in Concrete

Construction workers may be exposed to hazardous dust containing respirable crystalline silica when using dowel drilling machines to drill horizontal...

Elevating EHS Leading Indicators: From Defining to Designing

This white paper by the National Safety Council's Campbell Institute is the latest of several documents focused on leading indicators. Previous report...

Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

This report by the NIEHS Worker Training Program identifies how climate change will affect the health of workers and how we should prepare for these i...

Personal Protective Equipment for Female Construction Workers: Does it Fit?

A short report developed by researchers at the Mt. Sinai Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health based on focus groups with female construction worke...

The National Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction,  Final Report on the 2014 & 2015 Safety Stand‐Downs

This CPWR report analyzes data from OSHA's database of participants who received certificates during the 2015 Falls Stand-down. Many more companies an...

The Economic Impact of the Environmental Career Worker Training Program

This study was initiated at the direction of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Worker Training Program (WTP) to assess t...

Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect

This is the 24th edition of the AFL-CIO Health and Safety Division's Death on the Job annual review. It reports on several key trends. Latino workers...