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White Paper: Reaching Higher - Recommendations for the Safe Use of Mast Climbing Work Platforms

Paper presenting the recommendations on the safe use of mast climbing work platforms, also known as mast climbers, based on input from a work group of...

CPWR Technical Report: Risk of Isocyanate Exposure in the Construction Industry

This study focuses on identifying and collecting data on polyurethane products (isocyanates) that are commonly used and most likely to present skin ex...

Green & Healthy Jobs

This report collects the best available information to assess the coming tide of green construction jobs with the goal of looking for opportunities to...

Evaluation of an Intervention to Reduce Trunk Flexion among Stud Workers

This study investigated the effect of an intervention system designed to reduce exposure to extreme trunk flexion among stud welders on measures of tr...

Health Insurance Coverage and Health Care Utilization Among Hispanic Construction Workers

CPWR data brief on insurance coverage and access to health care among Hispanic construction workers....

Occupational Exposures, Respiratory Symptoms, and Blood Lead Levels among Latino Day Workers in Greater New Orleans

Results of a study of Latino migrant workers in New Orleans, Louisiana. The purpose of the study was to describe the occupational experience over time...

Evidence Based Review of the Current Guidance on First Aid Measures for Suspension Trauma

A review and recommendations by the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on advice and guidance available on suspension trauma....

Nail Guns: Injuries, Productivity and Recommendations

Brief summary of selected research on nail guns, including links to related information – selected videos and research abstracts and reports....

CPWR Technical Report: Construction Procurement Policies That Address Health Insurance: A Cost Analysis

This study looked at the impact of Responsible Contractor Policies (RCP) on construction costs, particularly those procurement policies that sought to...

CPWR Technical Report: Analysis of Work-Related Safety & Health Hazards of Unrepresented Workers in the Iron Working Industry

This study looked at the work-related safety and health hazards of unrepresented workers in the iron working industry. Interviews were with 87 non-uni...