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Ergonomics Tool Box Talks (TBT) Training Guide

CPWR-funded ergonomics research by Washington University at St. Louis led to the development of 6 tool box talks. This guide is an explanation of how...

TBT4 Move Materials With Assist

This tool box talk is fourth in a series of 6 developed by Washington University in St. Louis on construction ergonomics. This one focuses on preventi...

TBT5 Manual Tools

This is the fifth in a series of 6 tool box talks on construction ergonomics produced by the University of Washington in St. Louis. This one focuses o...

TBT6 Power Tools

This is the last in the series of 6 tool box talks created by Washington University in St. Louis on the subject of ergonomics in construction. This on...

TBT1 Ergonomics in Construction

This is the first in a series of 6 Tool Box Talks produced by Washington University in St. Louis on ergonomics in construction work. This one should b...

TBT2 Keep Reach Close

This is the second of six Tool Box Talks created by Washington University in St. Louis on ergonomics in construction. There is a guide with the series...

TBT3 Positioning

This third in a series of 6 Tool Box Talks on construction ergonomics focuses on proper positioning to avoid injuries. The TBT recommends: 1)prop up a...

Safety & Health Information: Improving Online Access & Delivery

This article, published in Professional Safety magazine in May 2014, reviews the systematic methods employed by a multi-disciplinary team at CPWR to u...

Smoking Among Workers: By the Numbers

This poster was created for Workers' Memorial Day 2014 by NIOSH. It shows that construction leads all sectors in the percentage of workers who smoke (...

Boilermaker's Ear

"boilermaker's ear," an old phrase used to describe worker impairment of hearing that follows long exposure to noise. For a 1954 Time Magazine articl...