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An Analysis of Fatal Events in the Construction Industry 2003

Descriptions of the 707 fatal events inspected by OSHA resulting from accidents which occurred in construction during calendar year 2003....

An Analysis of Fatal Events in the Construction Industry 2002

Descriptions of the 719 fatal events inspected by OSHA resulting from accidents which occurred in construction during calendar year 2002....

NIOSH Worker Health Chartbook, 2004: Excerpts

An excerpt from a chartbook that includes figures and tables describing the magnitude, distribution, and trends of the Nation’s occupational injurie...

Protecting Tuckpointing Workers from Silica Dust: Draft Recommendations for a Ventilated Grinder

Describes draft recommendations for use of ventilated grinder to reduce dust during tuckpointing and describes field trials using these devices....

Making OSHA Inspections More Effective

This study proposes some alternative methods to improve enforcement by OSHA in the construction industry. Includes current procedures, proposed proced...

Occupational Injuries among US Construction Workers Treated at the George Washington University Emergency Department, 1990-97

This report profiles injury tracking of emergency room visits to George Washington University Hospital, from 1990 through 1997. Includes information o...

Compactor Overturns and Rollover Protective Structures

This study examined government investigation reports of work-related deaths and injuries in 1986- 2002 to learn the public health implications of a wi...

Does It Really Work? How to Evaluate Safety and Health Changes in the Workplace

NIOSH guide for how to evaluate whether a change in the workplace improves safety or health for workers. This 2004 booklet uses examples from the nurs...

Can Working with Lead Hurt Children?

NIOSH explains the hazards posed to children of workers who are exposed to lead on the job and bring it home on clothing or in the car. The guidance i...

An Analysis of Fatal Events in the Construction Industry 2000

Descriptions of the 637 fatal events inspected by OSHA resulting from accidents which occurred in construction during calendar year 2000....