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Water Spray Control of Hazardous Dust When Breaking Concrete with a Jackhammer

A NIOSH Workplace Solutions that summarizes a NIOSH study on exposure hazards when breaking up concrete with a jackhammer and methods to control the d...

Crane-Related Deaths in Construction & Recommendations for Their Prevention

CPWR review of BLS data on crane related injuries and deaths. This was a re-examination the data, which was first looked in June 2008....

Construction Design Safety in the Marketplace

This report presents an overview of the financial impact of the failure to address construction safety at the time of design or construction planning...

Field Tests of a Water Induction Nozzle as a Dust Control for Abrasive Blasting

The results of a field tests of a wet abrasive blasting device and its impact on the level of respirable crystalline silica dust....

Conducting Effective Tailgate Trainings

This report presents the results of an evaluation of the BuildSafe California Project, which was designed to help contractors to conduct more effectiv...

Immigrant Construction Workers and Safety and Health in South Florida

Study of south Florida immigrant construction workers: demographics, incomes, safety conditions on the job, and employer treatment. The study looked...

St. Louis Audit of Fall Protection: Washington University Fall Hazard Audit Protocol

Steps for visiting a worksite and conducting a fall hazard assessment. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' button to access the other item...

In-Depth Survey Report of a Demonstration and Evaluation of Roofing Tile Saws and Cutters Controlling Respirable and Crystalline Silica Dust

The results of a NIOSH study, which included a demonstration and evaluation of roofing tile saws and the Hytile tile cutter and their impact on silica...

In-Depth Survey Report of a Local Exhaust Ventilation Device for Suppressing Respirable and Crystalline Silica Dust from Powered Saws

The results of a NIOSH study, to quantify the respirable dust and respirable silica exposures of roofing workers using an electric powered saw with an...

Results of a Pilot Study of Dust Control Technology for Asphalt Milling (Payne & Dolan)

The results of a NIOSH performed to evaluate the effectiveness of water spray controls for a cold milling machine. The objective of this study was to...