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Understanding Legionnaires' Disease: A Fact Sheet For Workers And Unions

This NYCOSH fact sheet is adapted for workers and unions primarily from OSHA’s Legionnaires E-Tool: https://www.osha.gov/dts/osta/otm/legionnaires/....

Hazard Alert: Nanomaterials

This is part of the CPWR Hazard Alert series of handouts. Nanomaterials are being added to an increasing number of construction products from coatings...

Safe Use of Ladders and Stepladders: A Brief Guide

This guidance from the British Health and Safety Executive was designed for employers to safely use ladders and stepladders, but should also be useful...

CPWR Resources on Latino Workers, Young Workers, and Small Businesses in the Construction Industry (January 2015)

This is a summary of resources on employment and health and safety issues for Latino workers, young workers, and small businesses. Each item has a des...

Field Guide for Controlling Silica Dust Exposure on Asphalt Paving Machines

This four-page guidance contains a review of dust controls that are now available on half-lane and larger asphalt pavement milling machines as the res...

Model Silica Specifications for Masonry Grinding, Cutting and Sawing

These specifications were created by a national advisory group of researchers, contractors, labor organizations and government that came out of a long...

Product Safety Notice for DBI-SALA Lad-Saf Flexible Cable Ladder Safety System

This notice concerns the DBI-SALA Lad-Saf™ Flexible Cable Ladder Safety System, also known as a ‘Safety Climb System.’ Capital Safety has receiv...

Construction Falls, Why They Matter to You

This infographic is based on data from CPWR's Construction Chartbook and from www.StopConstructionFalls.com. The data are presented in easy to underst...

Encouraging Owner/Client Involvement: CPWR Worksheet # 8

This CPWR worksheet is the last of 8 that provide recommendations for strengthening jobsite safety climate. This one helps owners to become more invol...

Protecting Yourself from Sun Exposure: NIOSH Fast Facts

This short NIOSH factsheet covers the risks of skin cancer from working outdoors and provides first aid recommendations for sunburn. More importantly,...