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Free Medical Screenings Begin for Former Hanford Workers

An announcement that former construction and maintenance workers from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Hanford, Washington, nuclear facility are be...

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...

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...

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....

Construction Spanish

A dictionary and translation of Spanish terms often used in construction....

LOHP - Portable Ladders Training Guide

A guide on training on portable ladder use, including questions to ask, subjects to cover and a sign-off form. Part of a LOHP collection. Click on the...

Constructive Ideas : Overcome the "Don't Sit on the Job" Attitude and Your Body Will Thank You

A short handout describing the benefits of sitting down rather than bending over when working. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' button...

Personal Protective Equipment Training Guide

Training on PPE such as hardhats, eyewear, gloves and shoes, includes discussion questions and a sign-off form. Part of a collection. Click on the 'co...

Constructive Ideas : Reduce Your Risk of Back Injury -- Let Your Equipment do the Work

A short handout with tips for reducing back injuries by moving work off the floor when possible, maintaining good housekeeping, and planning ahead. Pa...

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...