Login To Your Account
Applied Science and Engineering
Cost Analysis and Budgeting
Benchmarking and Performance Criteria
On March 26, 2012, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) modified its Hazard
Communication Standard (HCS) to conform to the United Nations’ (UN) Globally Harmonized System
of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The revisions will improve consistency and quality
of information that is provided to both employers and employees concerning chemical hazards and protective measures related to chemical hazards.
Outdoor workers in agriculture, construction, and other industries are exposed to a great deal of exertional and environmental heat stress that may lead to severe illness or death. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommends that employers have a plan in place
to prevent heat-related illness.
Soluciones simples para los trabajadores de la construcción recidencial proporciona información básica sobre prácticas de trabajo de fácil implementación y uso de equipo que puede ayudar a prevenir lesiones serias por manejo manual de materiales tanto a trabajadores, contratistas y constructores nuevos, como también a los que tienen más experiencia.
Simple Solutions for Home Building Workers provides basic information about readily available work practices and equipment that can help both new and experienced workers, contractors and builders prevent serious manual material handling injuries.
The information in this publication is based on NIOSH supported research; Nail Gun Safety: A Guide for Construction Contractors and focus group discussions with residential building subcontractors, safety specialists and workers. New nail gun users must receive safety training, not just a copy of this publication.
La información en esta publicaciónn está basada en investigación apoyada por NIOSH; the Nail Gun Safety, A Guide for Construction Contractors (publicación de NIOSH núm. 2011– 202 (Sp2012)/publicación de la OSHA núm. 3459–8–11); y discusiones en grupos de enfoque con subcontratistas de la construcción residencial, especialistas enseguridad y trabajadores. Los nuevos usuarios de pistolas de clavos deben recibir instrucción en seguridad, no solamente una copia de esta publicación.
This article describes the development of a webbased prevention through design tool that utilizes data from recent research and the results of pilot testing the tool with active professionals working on Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design projects.
This Lean and Environment Toolkit assembles practical experience collected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from a group of partner companies and organizations that have experience with coordinating Lean implementation and environmental management. The toolkit builds on work conducted and research sponsored by EPA’s Lean Manufacturing and Environment Initiative.
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) and injuries are prevalent and account for a considerable proportion of human suffering and economic burden to the nation. Back strains and sprains are the most common disabling injuries for construction workers.
The EPA allows safer products to carry the Design for the Environment (DfE) label. This mark enables consumers to quickly identify and choose products that can help protect the environment and are safer for families. To support this effort, the EPA provides a Design for the Environment Health and Safety Management Best Practices Checklist
The Body of Knowledge project is dedicated to creating a living reference that represents the collective knowledge of the Safety, Health and Environmental profession. While the preliminary work has begun, there is still more to do. The purpose of this website is to introduce subject areas that will eventually be part of the Body of Knowledge, and to gather feedback on the future direction, and ongoing assessment of what needs to be completed.
Contribute your knowledge and be a part of something big.