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Back Injuries

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Back Injuries describes the major causes of back injuries and steps that can be taken to avoid them. Click on the following...

Important Information for Workers Exposed to Cadmium : Your Cadmium Level

Information for workers about cadmium exposure including where cadmium can be found, the effects of exposure and how your doctor can help....

What Physicians Need to Know About Occupational Lead Exposure

Information for physicians about lead exposure, including jobs most likely to be associated with exposures, where lead is found in the environment and...

What Physicians Need to Know About Occupational Cadmium Exposure

Information for physicians about cadmium exposure, including trades most likely to be exposed, health implications and responsibilities of physicians...

Constructive Ideas : Using a Pipe Carriage Prevents Back, Shoulder, and Wrist Fatigue

A short handout describing the benefits of using a pipe carriage rather than a tirfor when hanging pipe and tips on how to use it. Part of a collectio...

Constructive Ideas : Overcome the "Don't Sit on the Job" Attitude and Your Body Will Thank You

A short handout describing the benefits of sitting down rather than bending over when working. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' button...

Constructive Ideas : Reduce Your Risk of Back Injury -- Let Your Equipment do the Work

A short handout with tips for reducing back injuries by moving work off the floor when possible, maintaining good housekeeping, and planning ahead. Pa...

Constructive Ideas : Job Rotation Gives the Body a Break

A short handout with tips for rotating jobs to avoid musculoskeletal injuries. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' button to access the ot...

Accident Fax 01

Description of an incident where a worker got oil on his boots which caused him to fall when descending a ladder....

Accident Fax 02

Describes an incident where a second day apprentice suffered a crushed hand when he was sent alone to pick up a load of steel with a carry deck crane....