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TBT4 Move Materials With Assist

This tool box talk is fourth in a series of 6 developed by Washington University in St. Louis on construction ergonomics. This one focuses on preventi...

TBT5 Manual Tools

This is the fifth in a series of 6 tool box talks on construction ergonomics produced by the University of Washington in St. Louis. This one focuses o...

TBT1 Ergonomics in Construction

This is the first in a series of 6 Tool Box Talks produced by Washington University in St. Louis on ergonomics in construction work. This one should b...

TBT2 Keep Reach Close

This is the second of six Tool Box Talks created by Washington University in St. Louis on ergonomics in construction. There is a guide with the series...

TBT3 Positioning

This third in a series of 6 Tool Box Talks on construction ergonomics focuses on proper positioning to avoid injuries. The TBT recommends: 1)prop up a...

Simple Solutions for Home Building Workers: A Basic Guide for Preventing Manual Material Handling Injuries

In this 2013 booklet, NIOSH has compiled practical recommendations for avoiding serious material handling injuries through readily available work prac...

Workers’ Compensation Insurance: A Primer for Public Health

This guidance document came out of NIOSH-sponsored workshops in September 2009 and June 2012 on the use of workers’ compensation data for occupation...

Toolbox Talk: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome addresses the risks associated with repetitive motion. The resource includes a brief case example, ste...

Information Document for Selecting Gloves for Protection Against Mechanical Hazards

This document from IRSST provides excellent guidance on selecting protective gloves against mechanical hazards for occupational use. The aim is to pr...

Research to Practice: Mast Climber Scaffolds

Mast climbing scaffolding (mast climbers) are power-driven work platforms that climb a vertical mast or tower to reach higher and carry greater loads...