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Boilermaker's Ear

"boilermaker's ear," an old phrase used to describe worker impairment of hearing that follows long exposure to noise. For a 1954 Time Magazine articl...

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....

Application of Built Up Asbestos Roofing

Application of Built Up Asbestos Roofing...

A Little Song About Noise

Every year, approximately 30 million people in the United States are occupationally exposed to hazardous noise. Fortunately, the incidence of noise-in...

Man and Sound 1965 DOD

Noise is not a new hazard. It has been a constant threat since the industrial revolution. Too much noise exposure may cause a temporary change in hear...

Inverted Drill Press

This 2-min. video shows the Inverted Drill Press in action. CPWR researcher David Rempel, MD, developed the innovative tool to reduce force to the bod...

Mother describes loss of son in crane incident

In a 3-min. video, Diane Lillicrap explains how her son Steven, 21, was killed by a crane on a construction site in 2009. She discusses the crane stan...

No Escape: Danger of Confined Space

A gripping 15-min. video of a recent confined space tragedy when a chemical fire erupted deep in a hydroelectric plant tunnel, trapping and killing fi...

Dangers of Hot Work

The Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has produced a video that details the importance of monitoring when doing hot work, as well as conducting hazard evalu...

Oregon OSHA Films Trench Collapse

Oregon OSHA worker approaches a work site with unsafe trench work occurring. While he's telling the workers what the problem is, the trench begins col...