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Skin Cancer

Brief discussion of the risks of skin cancer from sun exposure, including how to assess and reduce your risk....

Asbestos Containing Materials

A list of materials that may contain asbestos...

Histo-what?

Brief description of histoplasmosis, including the causes, symptoms and ways to avoid exposure....

What Did You Say?

A brief discussion of the hazards of noise and some practical suggestions to reduce exposures....

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...

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...

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....

Construction Spanish

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

Respirators Checklist

A checklist of items that need to be covered for respiratory protection including a respiratory protection written program, requirements for different...