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New Tools for Drywall Finishers May Reduce Injury Risk

Describes results of testing of new finishing tools for drywall finishers such as spring powered flat boxes and corner applicators....

Ergonomics Awareness Training for Construction Workers (Outline of a 2-hr Master Ergonomic Training Curriculum)

The outline of a program that can be used to train workers about ergonomics, including definitions, risk factors, and discussions about how to lessen...

Muskuloskeletal Disorders

Describes the nature of musculoskeletal disorders, the incidence of them, the impact and methods to reduce them....

Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Neck, Back, and Upper Extremity in Washington State, 1990-1998

An in-depth research study of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in Washington state from 1990-1998 based on worker’s compensation claims....

Construction Has High Rate of Muskuloskeletal Claims

A summary of a study on musculoskeletal injuries in different industries, including information on injuries by trade and type of work...

Army Corps Sets a Standard on Construction Ergonomics

Describes the standards that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been using for the Prevention of Cumulative Trauma....

Encyclopedia of Occupational Safety & Health : Chapter 93 - Construction

A comprehensive overview of health and safety in construction worldwide, including trades, typical hazards, methods of prevention, regulations, manage...

Constructive Ideas : Job Rotation Gives the Body a Break

A short handout with tips for rotating jobs to avoid musculoskeletal injuries. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' button to access the ot...

Portable Power Tools Training Guide

Statistics on injuries caused by use of portable power tools, types of injuries possible, maintenance and prevention, includes discussion questions an...

Hand Tools Training Guide

Training on hand tools, including items such as how to select the proper tool, dangers of using incorrect tools, and maintenance of tools – includes...