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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

This report by the NIEHS Worker Training Program identifies how climate change will affect the health of workers and how we should prepare for these i...

Personal Protective Equipment for Female Construction Workers: Does it Fit?

A short report developed by researchers at the Mt. Sinai Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health based on focus groups with female construction worke...

The National Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction,  Final Report on the 2014 & 2015 Safety Stand‐Downs

This CPWR report analyzes data from OSHA's database of participants who received certificates during the 2015 Falls Stand-down. Many more companies an...

The Economic Impact of the Environmental Career Worker Training Program

This study was initiated at the direction of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Worker Training Program (WTP) to assess t...

Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect

This is the 24th edition of the AFL-CIO Health and Safety Division's Death on the Job annual review. It reports on several key trends. Latino workers...

A Case-Control Study of Airways Obstruction Among Construction Workers

This paper looks at the contribution of work-related exposures to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among construction workers. The authors...

Fall Arrest or Save Evaluation Reports (FASE Reports)

This report was part of a CPWR-funded small study that looked at successful fall arrests during residential construction. Each event is examined in gr...

Overlapping Vulnerabilities: The Occupational Health and Safety of Young Immigrant Workers in Small Construction Firms

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) joined forces to produce this re...

Fall Protection: Structural Efficacy of Residential Structures for Fall Protection Systems

This article is posted with the kind permission of ASSE, publisher of Professional Safety. Residential builders often resist providing fall protection...

The Potential for Beryllium Exposure from Abrasive Blasting Operations using Coal Slag: a Brief Summary of Research Conducted by CPWR

From 2002‐2004, the CPWR - Center for Construction Research and Training set out to compare the potential for worker exposures to airborne toxics, p...