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Wear layered clothing

To ward off cold working construction in winter, wear several layers of clothing....

Working in the cold

When working in cold weather, wear a hat that covers the ears, but fits under a hard hat....

The Impact of IIPP Policies on Statewide Injury Rates May 2014 in U.S. Construction

This report was funded by CPWR under its Small Studies Program. The authors examined an important claim by OSHA that Injury and Illness Prevention Pro...

The Year in U.S. Occupational Health & Safety Fall 2013 – Summer 2014

This report captures noteworthy events in occupational health and safety during the year from August 2013 through July 2014 in the U.S. The authors in...

NIOSH's Buy Quiet Program

The NIOSH Buy Quiet web resource highlights the benefits of a buy quiet program, explains how to establish such a program in a workplace, and offers a...

Product Safety Notice for DBI-SALA Lad-Saf Flexible Cable Ladder Safety System

This notice concerns the DBI-SALA Lad-Saf™ Flexible Cable Ladder Safety System, also known as a ‘Safety Climb System.’ Capital Safety has receiv...

Heat Illness and Death Among Workers, United States, 2012–2013

This CDC report describes findings from a review of 2012‒2013 OSHA federal enforcement cases resulting in citations under paragraph 5(a)(1), the gen...

Encouraging Owner/Client Involvement: CPWR Worksheet # 8

This CPWR worksheet is the last of 8 that provide recommendations for strengthening jobsite safety climate. This one helps owners to become more invol...

Protecting Yourself from Sun Exposure: NIOSH Fast Facts

This short NIOSH factsheet covers the risks of skin cancer from working outdoors and provides first aid recommendations for sunburn. More importantly,...

Strengthening Jobsite Safety Climate: Eight Worksheets to Help You Use and Improve Leading Indicators

This CPWR booklet is designed to help management, safety professionals, and hourly craft workers learn more about important leading safety indicators...