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Ergonomics and Economics : Dilemma's and Chances

In the Netherlands two studies were carried out to estimate the costs of (poor) working conditions nationwide respectively for the building and constr...

OSHA: Respiratory Protection Program Advisor

A link to the OSHA Respiratory Protection Program Advisor, a web-based tool to help owners and contractors assess how respiratory protection regulatio...

OSHA: LOTO Plus Expert Advisor

A link to the OSHA LOTO Plus Expert Advisor, a free download to help owners and contractors assess how lockout/tagout regulations apply to their proje...

OSHA: Lockout - Tagout Interactive Training

A link to an OSHA interactive online lockout-tagout training program. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' button to access the other items...

OSHA: Confined Spaces Advisor 1.1

A link to the OSHA Confined Spaces Advisor 1.1, a free download to help owners and contractors assess how confined space regulations apply to their pr...

Bright Idea #2 : Post and Bracket Railing System

Workers developed a post and bracket system to form a safety railing around a construction hole, which can be easily taken down and replaced when acce...

Bright Idea #3 : Pipe Wrench Stand

Describes a lightweight pipe-wrench stand that holds one wrench in place while another is used, for 2-wrench jobs. Reduces ergonomic stress. Part of a...

A Performance Goal for Construction Safety and Health

CPWR researcher proposes a national goal of fewer than three deaths per 200 million man-hours of work in the US construction industry. The goal is bas...

Eye Injuries in Construction

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Eye Injuries describes the kinds of eye injuries that strike more than 10,000 construction workers a year, and what to do to...

Solvents in Construction

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Solvents addresses the dangers of solvents – often found in many adhesives, paints, and cleaning fluids – if inhaled or...