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Contact with Electricity: An Interdisciplinary Annotated Bibliography

This document is part of a series of annotated, interdisciplinary bibliographies of academic research on major topics in construction occupational saf...

Recall: 3M™ DBI-SALA® Twin-Leg Nano-Lok™ edge & Twin-Leg Nano-Lok™ Wrap Back Self-Retracting Lifeline.

3M Fall Protection announces an immediate stop use and product recall of the 3M™ DBI-SALA® Twin-Leg Nano-Lok™ edge and the Twin-Leg Nano-Lok™ W...

Concrete Finisher Electrocuted When Bull Float Contacted an Energized Power Line

In the summer of 2016, a male concrete finisher in his 30s was electrocuted when the handle of the 29-foot-long metal bull float he was using contacte...

A Tree Trimmer is Electrocuted While Trimming a Palm Tree

A tree trimmer was electrocuted while trimming palm trees in the back yard of a private residence. The trees were located in the northwest corner of t...

Construction Fatality Narrative: Roofer Falls 18 Feet from Wet House Roof

A 50-year-old roofer died when he fell 18 feet from a house roof. He had 20 years of experience as a roofer and had worked for his employer’s roofi...

A Construction Insurance Industry Perspective for the Craft Professional

Working in Construction can be Dangerous 2017 Bureau of Labor Statistics for the Construction Industry 971 Construction Industry Fatalities duri...

A Pilot Study of Nanoparticle Levels and Field Evaluation of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators on Construction Sites

Submicron ultrafine particles and nanoparticles found in construction dust can be inhaled deeply into the lungs and retained in the lower airways. How...

Field Evaluation of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators on Construction Jobsites for Protection against Airborne Ultrafine Particles

An abstract of a pilot study on Nanoparticle Levels and Field Evaluation of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators on Construction Sites....

3M Recalls 3M™ DBI-SALA® 16 Foot Talon™ Self Retracting Lifeline

This recall addresses the defective assembly of a small quantity of 3M™ DBI-SALA® 16 Ft. Talon™ Self Retracting Life Line products....

Skin Cancer

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Skin Cancer describes the hazards of working in ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun, how to protect yourself, and the si...