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Workers’ Compensation Insurance: A Primer for Public Health

This guidance document came out of NIOSH-sponsored workshops in September 2009 and June 2012 on the use of workers’ compensation data for occupation...

Toolbox Talk: Materials Handling: Drywall

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Materials Handling addresses the risks associated with handling drywall panels. The resource includes a ‘real-life’ case...

Toolbox Talk: Lifting and Carrying Materials

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Lifting & Carrying Materials addresses the risk of back injuries when working with heavy materials. The resource includes a ...

Toolbox Talk: Shift Work, Long Work Hours, and Fatigue

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Shift Work, Long Work Hours and Fatigue addresses risks associated with fatigued workers. The resource includes a ‘real-lif...

Toolbox Talk: Workplace Stress

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Workplace Stress addresses the physical and emotional harm that occurs when the demands of the work do not match the worker...

Giving Effective Toolbox Talks

This short Laborers' newsletter article describes 13 key elements for creating a toolbox talk that can make a difference on a construction site. The L...

Information Document for Selecting Gloves for Protection Against Mechanical Hazards

This document from IRSST provides excellent guidance on selecting protective gloves against mechanical hazards for occupational use. The aim is to pr...

Research to Practice: Mast Climber Scaffolds

Mast climbing scaffolding (mast climbers) are power-driven work platforms that climb a vertical mast or tower to reach higher and carry greater loads...

3M Technical Bulletin: Personal Protective Equipment and Residential Wildland Fire Cleanup

This 2007 guidance from 3M covers the potential cleanup hazards faced by workers and homeowners after a wildland fire in residential areas. The guide...

How Much Does A Bricklayer Lift?

One page poster/flyer showing how much a bricklayer can potentially lift in a day, week or year....