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Construction Health Hazard Evaluation Johnson Brothers Company Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania HETA 93-1037-2541 March 1996

A health hazard evaluation (HHE) of steel-plate (watertank) sandblasting and painting operations in PA that revealed an overexposure to silica and no...

Construction Health Hazard Evaluation Spartan Paving Company Lansing Michigan HETA 94-0365-2563 March 1996

A comprehensive research study comparing occupational exposures and adverse health effects using conventional asphalt paving to those with CRM paving...

Occupational Blood Lead Surveillance Of Construction Workers, II -Health Programs in Thirteen States

A study reviewing the adult blood lead surveillance system used in each of 13 states, with an emphasis on construction workers...

Airborne Exposures and Ambulatory Peak Expiratory Flow in Drywall Finishers

Personal air sampling of 10 drywall finishers measures exposure to respirable dust, including but not restricted to crystalline silica....

Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Neck, Back, and Upper Extremity in Washington State, 1990-1998

An in-depth research study of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in Washington state from 1990-1998 based on worker’s compensation claims....

Deaths and Injuries Involving Elevators and Escalators - A Report of the Center To Protect Workers' Rights

An in-depth report on the causes of injuries and deaths working near elevators and escalators and how to work more safely....

An Investigation of Surface Slip Resistance On Structural Steel

A study designed to measure slip-resistant paints for structural steel in order to prevent falls by structural steel erectors....

Emergency Room Monitoring Shows Traumatic-Injury Hazards

Information on common emergency room visits from construction workers, including plumbers with eye injuries and sheetmetal workers with cuts, as well...

An Analysis of Fatal Events in the Construction Industry 2001

An in-depth analysis of fatal construction incidents in 2001 based on OSHA inspections, including cause of incident and comparisons with previous year...

U.S. Construction Labor Productivity Trends, 1970-1998

Study indicating that technological advances combined with depressed real wages increased construction labor productivity through the 1980s and 1990s....