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Back Injuries

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Back Injuries describes the major causes of back injuries and steps that can be taken to avoid them. Click on the following...

Dump Truck Tip Overs

As end-dump truck bodies and semi-trailer dumping rigs get longer, the incidence of units tipping over has increased. Discusses ways to avoid the prob...

Histo-what?

Brief description of histoplasmosis, including the causes, symptoms and ways to avoid exposure....

What Did You Say?

A brief discussion of the hazards of noise and some practical suggestions to reduce exposures....

Skin Cancer

Brief discussion of the risks of skin cancer from sun exposure, including how to assess and reduce your risk....

Army Corps Sets a Standard on Construction Ergonomics

Describes the standards that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been using for the Prevention of Cumulative Trauma....

Encyclopedia of Occupational Safety & Health : Chapter 93 - Construction

A comprehensive overview of health and safety in construction worldwide, including trades, typical hazards, methods of prevention, regulations, manage...

Free Medical Screenings Begin for Former Hanford Workers

An announcement that former construction and maintenance workers from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Hanford, Washington, nuclear facility are be...

Construction Has High Rate of Muskuloskeletal Claims

A summary of a study on musculoskeletal injuries in different industries, including information on injuries by trade and type of work...

Construction Spanish

A dictionary and translation of Spanish terms often used in construction....