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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....

NIOSH - Respirator Users Notice; Dust/Mist Filsters Approved Under Title 30 CFR, Part 11

NIOSH recommends replacing any respirator produced and approved under 30 CFR Part 11 with filters approved under 42 CFR Part 84....

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....

Health Assessment Document for Diesel Engine Exhaust

Link to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) evaluation of the hazards of working around diesel exhaust from truck, bus, and other heavy-dut...

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...

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...

NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program

Link to the section of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s website that contains their FACE reports (Fatality Assessment and...

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....