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Asthma in Heavy and Highway Construction Workers Exposed to Silica

Reports results of a study of workers involved in tunnel construction, focusing on prevalence of asthma-related symptoms....

The Work Related Lung Disease Surveillance Report, 2002

Link to NIOSH’s WORLD Surveillance Report, which provides some data through 1999 for construction workers related to asbestosis, asthma, chronic obs...

Building Safer Highway Work Zones: Measures to Prevent Worker Injuries From Vehicles and Equipment

A comprehensive study of fatalities and injuries in highway workzones and a set of measures that can be taken to reduce them....

Workplace Safety and Health: OSHA Can Strengthen Enforcement through Improved Program Management

This 2002 GAO report recommended further steps OSHA could take to target inspections on the nation’s most hazardous worksites....

NIOSH Exposure Assessment of Cellulose Insulation Applicators

NIOSH Health Hazard Evaluation of blown cellulose insulation applicators recommending use of respirators and moistening to reduce dust inhalation...

Construction Noise: Exposure, Effects, and the Potential for Remediation; A Review and Analysis

A study of noise exposure in the construction industry recommends greater use of hearing protection and control of the sources of noise on the work si...

Safety Behaviour in the Construction Industry

A multifaceted study of occupational safety culture and habits in the Irish construction industry....

ASSE White Paper Addressing the Return on Investment for Safety, Health and Environmental (SH&E) Management Programs

A white paper by the American Society of Safety Engineers presents the case that Health and Safety expenditures offer a good return on investment....

Health Assessment Document for Diesel Engine Exhaust

Link to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) evaluation of the hazards of working around diesel exhaust from truck, bus, and other heavy-dut...

Guidance For Controlling Potential Risks To Workers Exposed to Class B Biosolids

Link to a NIOSH report on the health hazards and methods to prevent diseases associated with working in sewage or wastewater treatment plants....