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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....

Women in the Construction Workplace: Providing Equitable Safety and Health Protection

Study and recommendations based on the work of the ACCSH Health and Safety of Women in Construction. The focus is on the prevalence of a hostile workp...

Good Scaffold Practices 3- Well Decked Out

Describes the steps that should be taken to install scaffolds safely, focusing on planks and platforms. Includes a quiz. Part of a collection. Click o...

NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program

Link to the section of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s website that contains their FACE reports (Fatality Assessment and...