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Information on current events, news, and announcements from CPWR, members of our Research Consortium, or other affiliates.
Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 at 2:00pm Eastern: Trends of Fall Injuries and Prevention in the Construction Industry
Presented by: Sue Dong, Director of CPWR's Data Center; Rebecca Jackson, Assistant Director of CPWR's Data Center; and Jessica Bunting, Assistant Director of CPWR's r2p Program
Fall injuries remain a common cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries in the construction industry, but the rate shows signs of decreasing. This 45 minute webinar, including Q&A, provides updated data on the characteristics of fatal and nonfatal fall injuries among construction workers, as well as information from a social network analysis of the National Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction.
For a full list of past event recordings, visit our Informational Webinar Series page.
|Disaster Preparedness App. CPWR and NABTU operate a Disaster Response Training program that prepares building trades men and women to safely work in disaster sites, restoring essential services and removing hazards without interfering with the vital activities of first responders. This app provides ready access to information a variety of emergency situations, including hurricanes. Available on Google and Apple.|
|Safety Voice in Ergonomics (SAVE) is a free training program designed to teach masonry brick and block apprentices problem solving skills and ergonomics. Learn more about the program and access all of the training components here.|
A Controlled Comparison of 2 Concrete Drilling Methods: Concrete Dust, Vibration & Noise
Available in English and Spanish, this video shows the comparison performance of pneumatic and electric drills of similar mass during concrete drilling, and the different levels of dust generated during the work.
Now available in Spanish!
The Safety Climate Assessment Tool for Small Contractors (S-CAT SC) is designed to help small construction company employers and their employees assess and improve their jobsite safety climate.
Available in English and Spanish, this video– developed by the Roofing r2p Partnership (National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) and the United Union of Roofers and Waterproofers & Allied Workers) – focuses on ladder safety during roofing work and shows how the free National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) ladder safety app can help.
|The National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls is happening May 6th - 10th. Will you be participating? Learn more and get materials at stopconstructionfalls.com.|
|2019 marks the third year of OSHA's Safe + Sound Campaign, a nationwide effort to raise awareness of the value of workplace safety and health programs. Learn more here.|
KEY FINDINGS FROM RESEARCH
CPWR QUARTERLY DATA REPORT (2nd Quarter 2019)
Foundations For Safety Leadership (FSL)
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