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CPWR Technical Report: Construction Procurement Policies That Address Health Insurance: A Cost Analysis

This study looked at the impact of Responsible Contractor Policies (RCP) on construction costs, particularly those procurement policies that sought to...

CPWR Technical Report: Analysis of Work-Related Safety & Health Hazards of Unrepresented Workers in the Iron Working Industry

This study looked at the work-related safety and health hazards of unrepresented workers in the iron working industry. Interviews were with 87 non-uni...

CPWR Return on Investment Calculator

The ROI Calculator is designed to help employers evaluate the financial impact of new equipment introduced to improve safety. The site includes exampl...

Hispanic Employment in Construction

This data brief tracks and measures the reduced Hispanic entry to the construction labor force after the economic downturn....

NIOSH Health Hazard Evaluation: Genesis Steel Services, Inc., Baltimore, MD

NIOSH HHE finds ergonomic risks when manually tying rebar with a pliers, and that a battery powered tier (BPT) and extension handle can reduce them....

Healthy Aging for a Sustainable Workforce

A report identifying important issues that revolve around construction’s aging workforce and its needs on the job and off....

Workplace Safety and Health: Enhancing OSHA's Records Audit Process Could Improve the Accuracy of Worker Injury and Illness Data

After reviewing OSHA’s data on workplace injuries and illnesses, this GAO report recommending interviewing workers as part of the process to reduce...

Productivity Enhancement: Project Labor Agreements

This study examines a large number of project labor agreements (PLAs) using a variety of techniques, including archival research, interviews, case st...

Construction Machinery Fatalities (Report# 47-17-2009)

This Washington state Department of Labor report summarizes fatalities related to construction machinery in Washington State from 1998 to 2008....

Workplace Safety Climate Surveys for City Center and Cosmopolitan Construction Projects, Las Vegas, Nevada (Final Report)

The worksite assessment was conducted in response to work-related fatalities. The primary purpose of the visit was to better understand safety managem...