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The Day Laborers' Health and Safety Workbook - English

This interactive workbook is based on OSHA 10-hour hazard awareness training for construction workers, includes participatory activities for trainees,...

OSHA Construction Industry Digest

This updated informational booklet is intended to provide an overview of frequently used OSHA standards in the Construction industry. Employers and em...

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...

Occupational health risk management in construction: A guide to the key issues of occupational health provision

This document was prepared by the Construction Industry Advisory Committee (CONIAC) Health Risks Working Group, which advises the Health and Safety Ex...

NIOSH's Buy Quiet Program

The NIOSH Buy Quiet web resource highlights the benefits of a buy quiet program, explains how to establish such a program in a workplace, and offers a...

Welding Fume Data Entry Sheet

This spreadsheet was created by Mike Harris, Ph.D. CIH of Hamlin & Harris, Inc. Dr. Harris is a welding expert and is sharing this industrial hygiene...

Boilermaker's Ear

"boilermaker's ear," an old phrase used to describe worker impairment of hearing that follows long exposure to noise. For a 1954 Time Magazine articl...

Blaming the Victims of Workplace Accidents

As in this clip, many employers today (and in the past) blame workplace accidents on workers rather than look at hazardous job conditions. In the pas...

Man and Sound 1965 DOD

Noise is not a new hazard. It has been a constant threat since the industrial revolution. Too much noise exposure may cause a temporary change in hear...

Toolbox Talk: Noise and Hearing Protection

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Noise and Hearing Protection addresses the risks associated with working in high-noise work areas. The resource includes a br...