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Emergency Response Apps from the National Response Team

Contractors, workers and safety professionals have access to an increasing number of free or relatively inexpensive applications for smart phones that...

Noise Exposure and Hearing Protection Use Among Construction Workers in Washington State

This 2004 University of Washington Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences prospective study of noise exposure and hearing loss a...

OSHA's Compliance Directive for Highway Construction Work Zones

This OSHA Instruction (CPL 02-01-054) provides guidance to OSHA compliance officers for the safe inspection of work sites where employees engaged in c...

OSHA Fact Sheet: Hurricane Sandy Cleanup PPE Matrix

This Dec 2012 factsheet from OSHA provides an easy-to-use table that recommends personal protective equipment based on the hurricane cleanup task bein...

Keeping Workers Safe During Hurricane Sandy Cleanup and Recovery

This OSHA Factsheet from November 2012 reviews the potential hazards posed to workers cleaning up the damage from Hurricane Sandy and recommends prote...

The "Sound" of Hearing Loss

Instructions and a link for accessing NASA’s multi-media files that give listeners a chance to experience what hearing loss sounds like after years...

Construction Research at NIOSH: Reviews of the Research Programs of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - Executive Summary

A review of NIOSH construction research programs between 1996 and 2005 and related recommendations....

UC Ergonomics/Safe Pavement Breakers

Report on research conducted on the use of jackhammers in construction and the hazards as part of the 2010 Occupational Health Internship Program....

ISEA Listing of Female Personal Protective Equipment Manufacturers

A list prepared by the International Safety Equipment Association that identifies sources and contacts for personal protective equipment designed for...

Injuries Are Not Accidents: Construction Will Be Safe When It's Designed to Be Safe (Case Study 4 from Lessons Learned - Solutions for Workplace Safety and Health

Case study on hazardous conditions and actions that could be taken to prevent these conditions, including implementing an occupational safety and heal...