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Methylene Chloride

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Methylene Chloride addresses the risk of working with products that contain this chemical, how to protect yourself from comi...

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Carbon Monoxide Poisoning addresses the hazards associated with coming into contact with carbon monoxide through use of gas-...

Avoiding Hazards During Healthcare Construction

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Avoiding Hazards During Healthcare Construction provides information on the hazards associated with construction, renovation...

Reducing Highway Construction Fatalities Through Improved Adoption of Safety Technologies

Highway construction is commonly associated with high rates of worker accidents. These high rates are often linked to the requirement of work in close...

Health and Safety Hazards in Construction: Recognition, Control and Free Resources from CPWR

This presentation highlights the health and safety hazards in construction related to recognition and control, and offers access to free materials in...

Aluminet: An Intervention for Heat-related Illness among Construction Workers

The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a new form of personal protective equipment (PPE), reflective Aluminet vests, designed to...

Hazard Communication

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Hazard Communication addresses OSHA’s system of labeling, and how understanding these labels can save your life. Click on...

OSHA Safety and Health Information Bulletin: Preventing Hearing Loss Caused by Chemical (Ototoxicity) and Noise Exposure

An informational bulletin from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) about Preventing Hearing Loss Caused by Chemical (Ototoxicity) a...

Asthma Mortality Among Persons Aged 15–64 Years, by Industry and Occupation — United States, 1999–2016

CDC study of occupational respiratory health analyzes rates of worker deaths from asthma by industry and concludes that improved monitoring and survei...

Oregon FACE Report: Construction worker died after falling 20-25 feet from a pump-jack scaffold

A 46-year-old owner of a small residential siding company died from injuries sustained when he fell approximately 20-25 feet from a pump-jack scaffold...