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Temporary Worker Initiative Bulletin No. 4 - Safety and Health Training

This is part of a series of guidance documents developed under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) Temporary Worker Initi...

OSHA Construction Industry Digest

This updated informational booklet is intended to provide an overview of frequently used OSHA standards in the Construction industry. Employers and em...

NIOSH Workplace Solutions: Reducing Hazardous Dust Exposure When Dowel Drilling in Concrete

Construction workers may be exposed to hazardous dust containing respirable crystalline silica when using dowel drilling machines to drill horizontal...

Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect

This is the 24th edition of the AFL-CIO Health and Safety Division's Death on the Job annual review. It reports on several key trends. Latino workers...

A Case-Control Study of Airways Obstruction Among Construction Workers

This paper looks at the contribution of work-related exposures to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among construction workers. The authors...

A Case-Control Study of Airways Obstruction Among Construction Workers: Webinar PPT

This PowerPoint was presented by John Dement during a CPWR webinar to discuss the results of a study of COPD among construction workers. The study was...

Concrete Personal Protective Equipment

The workers are wearing rubber boots and long pants when working with concrete. Concrete may have corrosives added in the mix. Proper PPE will protect...

Gloves used in construction

Many construction firms now require workers to wear gloves to prevent dermatitis and cuts....

Hand washing station

Good hand hygiene on construction can prevent dermatitis. Permanent structures, like this, with soap dispensers can be effective in reducing exposure...

Toolbox Talk: PPE: Wet Concrete

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Wet Concrete addresses the risk of burns and skin irritation associated with working near wet concrete. The resource includes...