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Toolbox Talk: Noise and Hearing Protection

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Noise and Hearing Protection addresses the risks associated with working in high-noise work areas. The resource includes a br...

Toolbox Talk: Housekeeping

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Housekeeping addresses proper maintenance of materials and conditions. This resource includes a brief case example, steps to...

Toolbox Talk: Cold Weather

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Cold Weather addresses the risks associated with working in extreme cold. The resource includes a brief case example, steps t...

Construction Dust

This factsheet from the Health and Safety Executive of the United Kingdom tells employers what they need to know to prevent or adequately control co...

Protecting Workers Exposed to Respirable Crystalline Silica

This OSHA PowerPoint provides an excellent overview of the agency's proposed rule on respirable crystalline silica as well as a good background on the...

Preventing Work-related Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever)

This California Department of Public Health factsheet describes the very real risks of Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis). When the top 2 to 12 inches...

OSHA FactSheet, Hazard Alert: Combustible Dust Explosions

Combustible dusts are fine particles that present an explosion hazard when suspended in air in certain conditions. A dust explosion can be catastrophi...

Recommended Skills and Capabilities for Silica Competent Persons

The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) released this white paper to describe a common, minimum body of knowledge needed by a competent...

Work Safely with Silica - Comprehensive Source & Planning Tool

This is a one-stop source of the latest information on silica and how to prevent exposures. The site includes a tool to develop a job specific silica...

Significant Near Miss Involving a Fiberglass Extension Ladder

This September 2012 Safety Flash from Day & Zimmerman warns about small cracks in the side rails of a fiberglass extension ladder that was less than 2...