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The Work Related Lung Disease Surveillance Report, 2002

Link to NIOSH’s WORLD Surveillance Report, which provides some data through 1999 for construction workers related to asbestosis, asthma, chronic obs...

NIOSH Construction Compendium

One-page summaries of over 100 NIOSH-supported construction safety and health research projects in 2002....

NIOSH Update: New Leads for Lung Disease Prevention Offered in NIOSH Study That Charts Areas of High Prevalence

Summary of results from a 2002 NIOSH study showing that employees in construction, agriculture and certain manufacturing sectors are at elevated risk...

Association between Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Employment by Industry and Occupation in the US Population: A Study of Data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Study

Abstract of a 2002 study showing that employees in construction, agriculture and certain manufacturing sectors are at elevated risk of COPD....

Smoking Cessation in a Blue-Collar Population: Results From and Evidence-Based Pilot Program

Abstract of a study of multiemployer health plan participants demonstrates effectiveness of smoking cessation plans within this population....

NIOSH Suggested Guidance for Supervisors at Disaster Rescue Sites

Link to NIOSH guidance document for Supervisors at Disaster Rescue Sites, which includes recommendations for a written work plan and safety checklists...

The Absolutely Essential Health and Safety Toolkit for the Smaller Construction Contractor

Link to an HSE publication containing illustrations, brief information about some workplace deaths related to the safety problems, and references to...

Improving Safety Can Save You Money

Provides data on the financial benefits of improving safety with information on direct and indirect costs of injuries and illnesses....

BUILT Instructor's Manual

An instructor's manual for the BUILT program with in-depth materials for discussions, lectures and activities.Part of a collection. Click on the 'coll...

BUILT - Construction Workers' Guide

A handbook on the dangers of smoking, how smoking interacts with respiratory hazards in the construction workplace, and tips on making the workplace s...