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  • CPWR continues to expand our resources to help construction employers and workers take necessary precautions to keep safe during the coronavirus pandemic.  We've developed guidance on COVID-19 in English and Spanish that we are updating regularly. We've released a Toolbox Talk about COVID-19 in English and Spanish.   For additional information about the coronavirus and tips on staying safe, visit the links below.   From Government and Nonprofit... Read More

  • This month we launch a new online data series -- the CPWR Data Bulletin -- as another element in our ongoing efforts to share relevant and data-driven information with the construction industry. To provide more timely data and better service to our stakeholders, the Data Bulletin will replace the Quarterly Data Reports and be published more frequently -- six rather than four times annually. This inaugural edition focuses a crucial topic for worker safety and health: health... Read More

  • The NORA Construction Sector Council is undertaking a number of initiatives to increase awareness of struck-by hazards and ways to prevent them, including developing this online resource and launching a National Stand-Down to Prevent Struck-by Incidents.   JOIN US! On April 20th for the first National Stand-Down to Prevent Struck-by Incidents during National Work Zone Awareness Week.  Following CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19... Read More

  • CPWR has released part one of a comprehensive new ergonomics training program for construction workersthat focuses on preventing back, shoulder, and other soft tissue injuries. It provides instructors information to raise workers' awareness of these injuries and ways to prevent them, including safe lifting practices and proper body mechanics. This worker-focused program includes both classroom and hands-on components, sections to use with new and more experienced workers, and an... Read More

  • CPWR hosts regular webinars on a variety of topics including current research, new efforts and trends in occupational safety & health, and training programs. The following is a list of upcoming webinar events. To register, click on the event link and select register (as opposed to join now). Space is limited for all events, so we encourage you to register in advance.  Further instructions will be provided when your registration is confirmed. If you have any questions about... Read More