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Ladders

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Ladder Safety describes safety tips for using ladders, statistics on injuries, steps that you can take to protect yourself a...

Work Injuries, Illnesses also Watched by OSHA

A newspaper article talking about the fact that there are often violations in construction companies on reporting of injuries and deaths, skewing the...

Connecticut: Watching for Lead

A newspaper article on safety describes the Connecticut Road Industry Surveillance Project (CRISP) in which any contractor that does a state bridge jo...

New York Alberta : Surcharge for Safety

A newspaper article on safety describes the New York surcharge on workers’ comp premiums that is used for training. There is evidence that the train...

Dangerous Bridge Led to OSHA Official's Resignation

A newspaper article talking about an OSHA inspector who quit because he reported an unsafe practice but OSHA did not respond and a worker subsequently...

Too High a Price : Sartain

A newspaper article talking about a worker who developed symptoms of Parkinson’s disease due to manganese poisoning. Part of a collection. Click on...

Too High a Price : Barrows

A newspaper article talking about a worker who had extreme lead poisoning due to unsafe practices by a contractor. Part of a collection. Click on the...

Workers Comp in Texas

Describes a workers’ comp law in Texas that is being challenged as being stacked against injured workers. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collec...

An Ergonomics Training Intervention With Construction Workers : Effects on Behavior and Perceptions

Presents the results of a study in which a two-hour ergonomics and body conditioning training module was presented to construction workers on a large...

Decreasing Workload Among Construction Workers With the Use of Four New Pieces of Equipment

Report on the results of a study to determine whether four pieces of equipment for cutting moulding, cutting reinforcement rods, carrying carpet rolls...