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NIOSH Construction Compendium

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

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards (NPG) is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals/classe...

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...

Construction Fatalities 2001: Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

Charts and tables on construction fatalities from the Census of Fatal Occupational Industries, offered in both pdf and Powerpoint format....

Women in the Construction Workplace: Providing Equitable Safety and Health Protection

Study and recommendations based on the work of the ACCSH Health and Safety of Women in Construction. The focus is on the prevalence of a hostile workp...

How Much Eye Protection is Enough?

Provides information on various types of eye protection and what type is needed depending on the hazards encountered. Provides statistics on eye injur...

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....

The Effects of Unusual Work Schedules and Concurrent Exposures on Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs)

The article describes the impact that factors such as duration of exposure and existence of multiple, simultaneous exposures have on OELS (Occupationa...

Site Communications

Describes a set of hand signals to use for communication when normal communication isn’t possible due to noise or respirator wear and discusses the...