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Fact Sheet for Workers in Secondary Response and Other Supporting Roles

A basic NIOSH fact sheet on respiratory safety for workers assisting in disaster response....

Eye Safety for Emergency Response and Disaster Recovery

Link to a NIOSH Fact Sheet for emergency response and disaster recovery workers how to help prevent eye injuries. Includes additional links on the NI...

Traumatic Incident Stress:Information for Emergency Response Workers

Link to a NIOSH fact sheet intended for emergency response and disaster recovery workers that describes the symptoms of stress and what can be done on...

Fatality Narrative - Worker Falls 65 Feet from Scaffold

Washington State Department of Labor and Industry describes how a boilermaker fell 65 feet to his death in a scaffold collapse....

Aerial Lift Safety

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Aerial Lift Safety provides information on safety procedures to follow before, and during, aerial lift use. Click on the fol...

Mercury Fact Sheet

A handout describing the impact of mercury on your health and what to expect during a medical exam checking for mercury exposure....

Beryllium Fact Sheet

A fact sheet on the nature of chronic beryllium disease, how to avoid exposure, how to test for the disease and compensation programs....

Bright Idea #6 Trailer Lift

Workers created a lift that can be attached to a trailer to load and unload a plate compactor, reducing back strain for a reasonable cost of about $60...

Why Are So Many Construction Workers Being Electrocuted?

Information on the number of deaths from electrocution for both electricians and non-electricians, the causes of the deaths, and preventative measures...

Bright Idea #7 Ironworkers' Box

Workers installing overhead rebar built a small box they can stand on to handle the work at a height between their waists and chests, reducing strain....