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Chemical Safety, Health Care Costs and the Affordable Care Act

This article provides an overview of chemical use and regulation in the United States and makes a case for passing the Chemical Safety Improvement Act...

Examining Safety Culture/Climate: A Workshop Report

This workshop, held June 11–12, 2013 in Washington, DC, was jointly conducted by CPWR, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NI...

Training Package on Workplace Risk Assessment and Management for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

This ILO document is a training package aimed at owners and managers of small to medium-sized enterprises to help them improve risk assessment and man...

Noise Exposure and Hearing Protection Use Among Construction Workers in Washington State

This 2004 University of Washington Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences prospective study of noise exposure and hearing loss a...

ILO Guidelines for Health and Safety Management Systems 2001

These 2001 International Labor Organization Guidelines on effective management systems for worker protection were produced with broad stakeholder invo...

Multitasking and Distracted Driving: You Are Not the Exception

Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor, has called distracted driving an epidemic and noted that "year after year, the leading cause of work...

Leadership and Occupational Safety and Health (OSH): An Expert Analysis

This report examines how good leadership practices can promote better occupational safety and health (OSH) behaviour among employees. It examines corp...

Construction Research at NIOSH: Reviews of the Research Programs of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - Executive Summary

A review of NIOSH construction research programs between 1996 and 2005 and related recommendations....

CPWR Technical Report: Knowledge and Recommendations of Sales Personnel Regarding Pneumatic nail Gun Safety

Study to assess the knowledge of sales staff regarding the safety mechanisms on the framing pneumatic nail guns they sell or rent, and recommendations...

Work-Related Burns among Roofers, Oklahoma, 1988-2006

A report to Oklahoma Injury Surveillance Participants on work-related burns among roofers, including hot tar and electrical burns....