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Tying rebar by hand requires workers to assume very stressful work positions, resulting in stress on the back, arms and wrist. Tying rebar with pliers...

Preventing Musculoskeletal Injuries

This 5-min. video reviews some of the job factors that can result in musculoskeletal disorders from construction work and what can be done about them....

Workers Are The Experts

See new tools and practices developed by construction workers to improve safety and health on jobsites and hear the workers talk about the project and...

Annotated Bibliography of Issues in the U.S. Construction Industry

A listing of peer reviewed research articles on economic, labor, and human resources management issues in the U.S. construction industry. It is based...

Ergonomics Demonstration Project: Wallboard 2002

Ergonomics demonstration project initiated with Washington State drywall business and labor representatives in July 1999. The project focused on ident...

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Installing rebar mat prior to pouring concrete....

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No fall protection, no perimeter guardrails, unprotected leading edge. Workers too close together, one worker not wearing a hard hat. There are tools...

ACCSH 1995-1, exh 10, Health and Safety of Women in Construction (HASWIC) Final Report

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...

ACCSH 1995-2, exh 15, Musculoskeletal Disorders in Construction

ACCSH MSD Workgroup report/presentation including an overview of the work they had undertaken – Iowa symptom survey, review of BLS data, a compariso...

ACCSH 1995 -1, exh 18, Musculoskeletal Disorders Working Group Report

ACCSH MSD Workgroup report on reactions to an earlier report submitted to ACCSH on musculoskeletal disorders. Part of a collection. Click on the 'coll...