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Preventing Lead Poisoning in Bridge Construction Workers

Workers involved in the repair of infrastructure -- including bridges and roads -- are at risk for exposure to lead and lead poisoning. Because of the...

Hand Arm Vibration Hazard Alice Hamilton

Hand Arm Vibration Hazard Alice Hamilton...

Blaming the Victims of Workplace Accidents

As in this clip, many employers today (and in the past) blame workplace accidents on workers rather than look at hazardous job conditions. In the pas...

Lead Exposure at the Bunker Hill Mine and Smelter

This is clipped from the 1979 film, Working for Your Life (58 minutes, Labor Occupational Health Program Films) which explores the health and safety c...

Vibration Hazards and Control

In the early 18th century, Ramazzini, the first occupational physician, pointed out that vibration exposure had noxious effects. These harmful effect...

Trench Collapse Hazard

Trench Collapse Hazard...

Childhood Lead Hazard Pioneer Researcher Herbert Needleman, MD

Herbert Needleman, MD, is a pioneer in the history of medicine who has helped transform our understanding of the effect of lead on children's health....

Trench Collapse Hazard

The danger of a worker being buried in a soil collapse has been known for many years. But in the US and around the world, workers continue to die and...

Lead Palsy Wrist Drop

Lead is a potent, systemic poison that serves no known useful function once absorbed by your body. Taken in large enough doses, lead can kill you in a...

Construction Workers Recall Working Around Asbestos

This is clipped from a 1978 film which provided an explanation of asbestos, the dangers it poses to our health, and the importance of precautionary me...