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Dr. Irving Selikoff Pioneering Asbestos Disease Researcher

Dr. Irving J. Selikoff was a remarkable physician and scientist who contributed to knowledge in several areas of medicine, including asbestos-related...

Radiological Site Cleanup Health and Safety Preservation Aviation Cleanup

This clip shows worker health and safety protections in place at this Superfund site in North Hollywood, California. Two small warehouses were fille...

Uses of Asbestos: Examples from the 50s and 60s

Clips showing uses of asbestos products in the 1950s and 1960s taken from government and industrial films. The films are available from the Internet...

The Campaign to End Silicosis

Sadly, the effort to update OSHA's silica dust regulation, first issued in 1971, is not done more than 15 years after this campaign began. Each year,...

Testing an Asbestos Suit

A clip demonstrating a new fire and heat resistant suit....

Silicosis Described

Silicosis is an incurable lung disease caused by inhalation of dust that contains free crystalline silica. Overexposure to dust that contains microsco...

Canary used for testing for carbon monoxide

Canary used for testing for carbon monoxide...

Spray Painting Hazards and Air Line Respirator

A conflict between industrialization and worker health developed in the painting industry during the early 1900s with the introduction of the spray ma...

Canary used for testing for carbon monoxide

In the early part of the 20th century, miners in Great Britain and the United States took caged canaries into coalmines in order to provide warning of...

Fire Safety in a Paint Shop

Fire Safety in a Paint Shop...