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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...

In-Depth Survey of Dust Control Technology for Asphalt Milling

The results of a NIOSH evaluation of the effectiveness of water spray controls for a cold-milling machine, including the dust exposure reduction achie...

The Economics of Health and Safety in Construction

A paper summarizing the economic forces work in the construction industry, how they impact health and safety, and proposals for creating economic cond...

An Analysis of Construction Accidents from a Design Perspective

An analysis of construction worker deaths and disabling injuries to determine whether addressing safety through project design could have prevented th...

Lead at Work - Elevated Blood Levels in Massachusetts Workers, 1996-2001

Report on lead exposure among construction workers in Massachusetts, including the results, conclusions and recommendations...

Strategies to Prevent Trenching-Related Injuries and Deaths

Research report on safety interventions and strategies to prevent trenching-related injuries and deaths....

NIOSH Health Hazard Evaluation: Ikens Hardwood Floor Services Madison, Wisconsin

Health hazard evaluation of lead and wood dust exposure produced during sanding and refinishing hardwood floors. Includes what was done, found and st...

Fatal Occupational Injuries in Massachusetts 1991-1999

A comprehensive overview of fatal occupational injuries in Massachusetts during 1991-1999, comparing Massachusetts to the nation as a whole and with s...

Lives in the Balance: Immigrants and Workers at Elevated Heights at Greatest Risk in Construction

A comprehensive review of construction site inspections in New York State found that OSHA safety standards are routinely violated. Covers the types of...