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Maintaining Indoor Air Quality

Discusses the variety of issues that can impact the safety of an indoor construction site such as inhalation hazards, noise, and poor housekeeping and...

Protecting Ironworkers

Describes the new 2002 steel erection standard and discusses the ways that it will make work safer for ironworkers, such as reducing falls...

Painters Prepping Lead-Paint Surfaces: Researchers find that half-mask respirators do not protect enough for hand sanding or conventional power sanding

Reports the results of a study of painters exposed to lead paioverexposed to lead and that a half-face respirator often does not provide enough protec...

Rebar-Tying Machines Part 1

Presents the results of a study on the musculoskeletal impact of re-bar tying machines and concludes that the machines reduce risks of upper limb inju...

OSHA Offers Safety Tips for Tilt-Up Construction

OSHA has issued a bulletin on tilt-up panel erection, after 3 workers in North Carolina were killed by a concrete wall panel collapse. Among the issue...

Good Scaffold Practices 2- Get Connected

Describes the steps that should be taken to install scaffolds safely, focusing on frames and braces. Includes a quiz. Part of a collection. Click on t...

Cement Hazards and Controls Health Risks and Precautions in Using Portland Cement

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Whose Job is it? Housekeeping Needs Attention

Short article on the need for good housekeeping and the suggestion that contracts should spell out responsibilities, as should managers....

Crane-Suspended Personnel Platform

Discusses when a crane-suspended personnel platform may be used and how they must be constructed...

Taking Care of Your Hard Hat

An article detailing the steps that should be taken to assure that your hard hat is still fully functional and ways to keep it in good shape....