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Workers’ Compensation Insurance: A Primer for Public Health

This guidance document came out of NIOSH-sponsored workshops in September 2009 and June 2012 on the use of workers’ compensation data for occupation...

Ready to work in aerial lift

Operating an aerial lift requires proper PPE and training....

Ladder extension

This extension provides two handrails that offer a point of walk through to step on and off a ladder...

Properly secured compressed gas bottles

OSHA requires securing compressed gas bottles on a construction site with caps firmly in place, like these oxygen bottles at a site in Washington, D.C...

3-point contact

Keeping the hands free allows safe 3-points of contact while climbing ladders....

Securing a ladder

Staking and securing the side rails of a ladder prevents falls....

Checking level of ladder

Extension ladders should be checked to ensure they are level before climbing....

Hand washing station

Good hand hygiene on construction can prevent dermatitis. Permanent structures, like this, with soap dispensers can be effective in reducing exposure...

World Cancer Day

Today is World Cancer Day. Around the world, 12.7 million people are diagnosed with cancer every year, and the number is expected to increase due to t...

Toolbox Talk: Shift Work, Long Work Hours, and Fatigue

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Shift Work, Long Work Hours and Fatigue addresses risks associated with fatigued workers. The resource includes a brief case...