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  • Training Module Developed by CPWR researchers, construction workers, OSHA outreach trainers, safety and health professionals, and other subject matter experts, the 2.5-hour Foundations for Safety Leadership (FSL) module was formally released by OSHA as a 30-hour elective module in January 2017. Many small and large employers have also incorporated the FSL into their on-going safety training efforts.  The FSL training provides construction foremen and other lead workers... 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

  • Announcing a new and improved version of the popular Strengthening Safety Climate by Using and Improving 8 Leading Indicators Workbook (2014). The new workbook provides construction company owners, managers, safety professionals, and hourly craft workers with practical and important information about 8 leading indicators of jobsite safety climate, ideas for strengthening them, and the new Safety Climate Assessment Tool (S-CAT) that gives companies the opportunity to assess their level... Read More

  • New infographics available for the National Campaign to Prevent Construction Falls. Available in English and Spanish, these infographics can help raise awareness of the risk and ways to prevent falls. Topics covered in the new - 2017 - infographics include preventing falls from aerial lifts, the new NIOSH noise app, the connection between falls and noise levels, and the risk for Hispanic workers. Download the infographics as PDFs or JPEGs for use in social media, presentations, and print... Read More

  • Announcing the new Safety Climate Assessment Tool (S-CAT) website and free online assessment tool that gives companies and workers the opportunity to learn more about the 8 leading indicators of jobsite safety climate, take the S-CAT, and get a tailored report about their own jobsite safety climate maturity based on their answers. The S-CAT report lets individuals and companies compare their level of safety climate maturity to other construction companies. The... Read More

  • CPWR's 2016 annual report, Highlights: Expanding Our Reach is now available online. This year's annual report includes information on the new Foundations for Safety Leadership (FSL) module, and updates on our research and training, and service programs. The report’s focus on CPWR’s reach underscores the important role our partnerships and networks play in moving research into practice. If you haven’t done so before, take a few minutes to watch our short video to... Read More

  • CPWR provides up to $30,000 to fund small studies that focus on construction safety and health issues. The Small Study Program operates on a rolling admissions cycle.  CPWR seeks to fund studies that focus on construction safety and health research with emphasis on:  Getting best practices adopted – research to practice (r2p)  Addressing emerging issues and exploring new technologies Safety culture and safety climate Disseminating safety and health information to... Read More