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The Potential for Beryllium Exposure from Abrasive Blasting Operations using Coal Slag: a Brief Summary of Research Conducted by CPWR

From 2002‐2004, the CPWR - Center for Construction Research and Training set out to compare the potential for worker exposures to airborne toxics, p...

Bending Toward Justice: How Latino Immigrants Became Community and Safety Leaders

This report is from a CPWR-financed collaboration of a New Jersey-based workers’ center called New Labor, researchers at Rutgers University, and imm...

Best Practice Engineering Control Guidelines to Control Worker Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica during Asphalt Pavement Milling

This guidance is the results of ten years of collaborative research through the Silica/Asphalt Milling Machine Partnership, which is coordinated by NA...

Field Guide for Controlling Silica Dust Exposure on Asphalt Paving Machines

This four-page guidance contains a review of dust controls that are now available on half-lane and larger asphalt pavement milling machines as the res...

An Evaluation of Silica Exposure Controls for Tuckpointing: DustControl 2900c Vacuum with the ICS Dust Director Shroud and Bosch Grinder Model 1775E Conducted November 14-15, 2012

The results of an evaluation, in a controlled setting, of a tuckpointing dust control system consisting of a Bosch model 1775E grinder, a Dust Directo...

Model Silica Specifications for Masonry Grinding, Cutting and Sawing

These specifications were created by a national advisory group of researchers, contractors, labor organizations and government that came out of a long...

An Evaluation of Silica Exposure Controls for Tuckpointing: Hilti VC40-U Vacuum with Hilti DC-EX Dust Guard and Hilti Grinder

This report describes the results of an evaluation of a tuckpointing dust control system consisting of a Hilti VC40-U vacuum, a Hilti DC-EX shroud, an...

Demolition of Mechanic Theater in Baltimore, MD

Shot of final demolition of the Morris Mechanic theater, a Baltimore landmark from 1967, known for its bold architecture and as Baltimore’s primary...

The Year in U.S. Occupational Health & Safety Fall 2013 – Summer 2014

This report captures noteworthy events in occupational health and safety during the year from August 2013 through July 2014 in the U.S. The authors in...