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Welding Fume Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV)Evaluation: the Lincoln Electric X-Tractor Portable LEV System

This report is from a project called AIMS (Adoption of Innovations to Minimize Fumes and Dusts in Construction) that uses an industry partnership to s...

Welding Fume Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV)Evaluation: the Eurovac II Welding Portable LEV System

The Eurovac II portable local exhaust ventilation system (LEV) was selected as one of the most promising systems for testing by the CPWR Welding PACT....

Model Silica Specifications for Masonry Grinding, Cutting and Sawing

These specifications were created by a national advisory group of researchers, contractors, labor organizations and government that came out of a long...

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....

Wear gloves on cold days

Keeping the hands warm is critical on cold days to prevent frostbite....

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...

NSC Nanotechnology Challenges and Opportunities for Safety, Health, Well-being, and Productivity in the Workplace

This PowerPoint Presentation was provided to the National Safety Council's Labor Division on Friday, Sept 12, 2014, during the Safety Council Congres...

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...