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Worksite Assessment Team Site Visit Report for City Center and Cosmopolitan Construction Projects, Las Vegas Nevada

The worksite assessment was conducted in response to work-related fatalities. The primary purpose of the visit was to better understand safety managem...

Genetic Testing for Beryllium: Worker Knowledge, Beliefs and Attitudes

This project sought to gain insight into workers’ knowledge, beliefs and attitudes on the subject of genetic susceptibility testing for beryllium....

The Weight of Lead: Effects Add Up in Adults

Discussion of lead toxicity and the impact on a person’s heart, kidneys and cognitive ability....

The Effects of Debris Accumulation Upon Air Flow and Filter Resistance to Air Flow for Four Commercially Available Vacuum Cleaners

The results of a laboratory study conducted to evaluate how mortar debris affects air flow and pressure losses through a vacuum cleaner’s filters....

CPWR Technical Report: Analysis and Control of Crane and Aerial Lift Hazards

This research paper expands upon the 1993 book Crane Hazards and their Prevention to examine some of the major hazards on cranes and aerial lifts and...

Fact Sheet: Fatal Injuries Among Landscape Services Workers

Summary of occupational fatalities among landscape workers, including the event associated with the fatality, the locations, and general guidance....

Ergonomics Demonstration Project: Wallboard 2002

Ergonomics demonstration project initiated with Washington State drywall business and labor representatives in July 1999. The project focused on ident...

Workplace Solutions: Control of Hazardous Dust During Tuckpointing

A NIOSH Workplace Solutions that summarizes a NIOSH study on exposure hazards when tuckpointing and methods to control the dust....

Water Spray Control of Hazardous Dust When Breaking Concrete with a Jackhammer

A NIOSH Workplace Solutions that summarizes a NIOSH study on exposure hazards when breaking up concrete with a jackhammer and methods to control the d...

Crane-Related Deaths in Construction & Recommendations for Their Prevention

CPWR review of BLS data on crane related injuries and deaths. This was a re-examination the data, which was first looked in June 2008....