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Full Disclosure Required: A Strategy to Prevent Asthma

A number of chemicals are known to cause the onset of asthma and are labeled asthmagens. These chemicals are common ingredients of many interior finis...

Bending Toward Justice: How Latino Immigrants Became Community and Safety Leaders

This report is from a CPWR-financed collaboration of a New Jersey-based workers’ center called New Labor, researchers at Rutgers University, and imm...

Mortality Among Sheet Metal Workers Participating in a Respiratory Screening Program

The Sheet Metal Occupational Health Institute Trust (SMOHIT) was formed in 1985 to examine the health hazards of the sheet metal industry in the U.S....

Not An Accident: Preventable Deaths 2015

This report is released to mark Workers’ Memorial Week, a remembrance of those who have lost their lives at work. The event is observed nationwide ...

Welding Fume Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV)Evaluation: the Lincoln Electric X-Tractor Portable LEV System

This report is from a project called AIMS (Adoption of Innovations to Minimize Fumes and Dusts in Construction) that uses an industry partnership to s...

Welding Fume Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV)Evaluation: the Eurovac II Welding Portable LEV System

The Eurovac II portable local exhaust ventilation system (LEV) was selected as one of the most promising systems for testing by the CPWR Welding PACT....

Welding Fume Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV)Evaluation: the Trion AirBoss One-Man Portable LEV System

Following an extensive review of commercially available portable local exhaust systems (LEVs) for welding fume, the Welding Partnership for Advancing...

Fall Protection Resource for New Home Construction

This website catalogs fall protection equipment for residential construction. Equipment is classified by the type of fall protection or the phase of c...

Best Practice Engineering Control Guidelines to Control Worker Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica during Asphalt Pavement Milling

This guidance is the results of ten years of collaborative research through the Silica/Asphalt Milling Machine Partnership, which is coordinated by NA...

An Evaluation of Silica Exposure Controls for Tuckpointing: DustControl 2900c Vacuum with the ICS Dust Director Shroud and Bosch Grinder Model 1775E Conducted November 14-15, 2012

The results of an evaluation, in a controlled setting, of a tuckpointing dust control system consisting of a Bosch model 1775E grinder, a Dust Directo...