Construction Safety and Health in the USA: Lessons from a Decade of Turmoil
Knut Ringen, Xiuwen Sue Dong, Linda M Goldenhar, and Christine T Cain. Annals of Work Exposures and Health, 2018.
Early detection of lung cancer in a population at high risk due to occupation and smoking
Laura S. Welch, John M. Dement, Kim Cranford, Janet Shorter, Patricia S. Quinn, David K. Madtes, and Knut Ringen. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2018.
Hearing loss among older construction workers: Updated analyses
John Dement, Laura S. Welch, Knut Ringen, Kim Cranford, and Patricia Quinn. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, April 2018.
Pneumatic rock drill vs. electric rotary hammer drill: Productivity, vibration, dust, and noise when drilling into concrete
David Rempel, Andrea Antonucci, Alan Barr, Michael R. Cooper, Bernard Martin, and Richard L. Neitzel. Applied Ergonomics, 2019
The effect of workforce mobility on intervention effectiveness estimates
Justin Manjourides, Emily Sparer, Cassandra Okechukwu, and Jack Dennerlein. Annals of Work Exposures and Health, January 2018.
Aluminet: An Intervention for Heat-related Illness among Construction Workers
Mark Schall, Richard Sesek, David Pascoe, Lauren Redden, Connor Lusk, Xuanxuan Zhang, Mohamed Badawy, Sarah Cressman. CPWR Report, December 2017.
Baby Boomers in the United States: Factors Associated With Working Longer and Delaying Retirement
Xiuwen Sue Dong, Xuanwen Wang, Knut Ringen, and Rosemary Sokas. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, April 2017.
Carbide-tipped bit wear patterns and productivity with concrete drilling
Lucia Botti, Cristina Mora, Andrea Antonucci, Paul Carty, Alan Barr, and David Rempel. Wear, 2017.
Effect of Bit Wear on Hammer Drill Handle Vibration and Productivity
Andrea Antonucci, Alan Barr, Bernard Martin and David Rempel. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 2017.
Facilitators and barriers to the adoption of ergonomic solutions in construction
Ann Marie Dale, Lisa Jaegers, Laura Welch, Ellen Barnidge, Nancy Weaver and Bradley A. Evanoff. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, March 2017.
Fatal falls and PFAS use in the construction industry: Findings from the NIOSH FACE reports
Xiuwen Sue Dong, Julie A. Largay, Sang D. Choi, Xuanwen Wang, Chris Trahan Cain, and Nancy Romano. Accident Analysis and Prevention, May 2017.
Impact of Secondary Prevention in an Occupational High-Risk Group
Laura Welch, John Dement, Knut Ringen, Kim Cranford, and Patricia Quinn. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, January 2017.
Improving Work Zone Safety Utilizing a New Mobile Proximity Sensing Technology
Yong K. Cho, JeeWoong Park, and Xiaoyu Yang, CPWR Report, August 2017; Automation in Construction, August 2017.
Inhalation Exposure during Spray Application and Subsequent Sanding of a Wood Sealant Containing Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles
Michael R. Cooper, Gavin H. West, Leonard G. Burrelli, Daniel Dresser, Kelsey N. Griffin, Alan M. Segrave, Jon Perrenoud and Bruce E. Lippy. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 2017.
Longitudinal decline in lung function among older construction workers
John M. Dement, Laura S. Welch, Knut Ringen, Kim Cranford, and Patricia Quinn. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2017.
Owners’ perceptions of barriers to Prevention through Design diffusion
John A. Gambatese, T. Michael Toole, and Deborah A. Abowitz. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, July 2017
The Construction FACE Database — Codifying the NIOSH FACE reports
Xiuwen Sue Dong, Julie A. Largay, Xuanwen Wang, Chris Trahan Cain, and Nancy Romano. Journal of Safety Research, September 2017.
The Effects of Bit Wear on Respirable Silica Dust, Noise and Productivity: A Hammer Drill Bench Study
Paul Carty, Michael R Cooper, Alan Barr, Richard L Neitzel, John Balmes, David Rempel. Annals of Work Exposures and Health, 2017.
Workers’ compensation loss prevention representative contact and risk of lost-time injury in construction policyholders
Katherine E. Schofield, Bruce H. Alexander, Susan G. Gerberich, and Richard F. MacLehose. Journal of Safety Research, September 2017.
A new test bench system for hammer drills: Validation for handle vibration
David Rempel, Alan Barr, and Andrea Antonucci. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, August 2016.
Alignment between lean principles and practices and worker safety behavior
John A. Gambatese, Catarina Pestana, and Hyun Woo Lee. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 2016.
An analysis of permanent work disability among construction sheet metal workers
Gavin H. West, Jaime Dawson, Claire Teitelbaum, Rebecca Novello, Katherine Hunting PhD, and Laura S. Welch MD. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, July 2016.
Defining and measuring safety climate: A review of the construction industry literature
Natalie Schwatka, Steven Hecker and Linda M. Goldenhar. Annals of Occupational Hygiene, June 2016.
Economic consequences of workplace injuries in the United States: Findings from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth
Xiuwen Sue Dong, Xuanwen Wang, Julie A. Largay, and Rosemary Sokas. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, February 2016.
Effectiveness of OSHA Outreach Training on carpenters’ work-related injury rates, Washington state 2000-2008
Ashley Schoenfisch, Hester Lipscomb, Clayton Sinyai, and Darrin Adams. CPWR Report 2016; American Journal of Industrial Medicine, October 2016.
Evaluation of a participatory ergonomics intervention in small commercial construction firms
Ann Marie Dale, Lisa Jaegers, Laura Welch, Bethany Gardner, Bryan Buchholz, Nancy Weaver and Bradley Evanoff. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, June 2016.
Improving safety climate through a communication and recognition program for construction: a mixed-methods study
Emily Sparer, Paul Catalano, Robert Herrick, and Jack Dennerlein. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health, May 2016.
Near miss information visualization tool in BIM for construction safety
Xu Shen and Eric Marks. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, April 2016.
Owners’ role in facilitating Prevention through Design
T. Michael Toole, John A. Gambatese, and Deborah A. Abowitz. Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, January 2016.
Reduction of Biomechanical and Welding Fume Exposures in Stud Welding
Nathan B. Fethke, Thomas M. Peters, Stephanie Leonard, Mahmoud Metwali and Imali A. Mudunkotuwa. Annals of Occupational Hygiene, April 2016.
Toward responsible development and effective risk management of nano-enabled products in the U.S. construction industry
Gavin H. West, Bruce E. Lippy, Michael R. Cooper, Daniel Marsick, Leonard G. Burrelli, Kelsey N. Griffin and Alan M. Segrave. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 2016.
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders among construction workers in the United States from 1992 to 2014
Xuanwen Wang, Xiuwen Sue Dong, Sang D. Choi, John Dement. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, December 2016 (Online).
A Case-Control Study of Airways Obstruction Among Construction Workers
John Dement, Laura Welch, Knut Ringen, Patricia Quinn, Anna Chen, and Scott Haas. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, August 2015.
Best practices for health and safety technology transfer in construction
Laura Welch, Dustin Russell, Deborah Weinstock and Eileen Betit. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, August 2015.
Creating the Climate for Making Ergonomic Changes in Construction
Laura Boatman, Debra Chaplan, Suzanne Teran, Laura Welch. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, August 2015.
Ergonomics climate assessment: A measure of operational performance and employee well-being
Krista Hoffmeister, Alyssa Gibbons, Natalie Schwatka, John Rosecrance. Applied Ergonomics, September 2015.
Evaluating fall safety compliance among skilled trades in construction
Melissa Perry, Amanda McQueen, and SeungSup Kim. CPWR Report, January 2015.
If you’ve seen one construction worksite stretch and flex program …
Linda M. Goldenhar and Pete Stafford. Journal of Safety Research, December 2015.
Length of time spent working on a commercial construction site and the associations with worker characteristics
Emily H. Sparer, Cassandra A. Okechukwu, Justin Manjourides, Robert F. Herrick, Jeffrey N. Katz, and Jack T. Dennerlein. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, September 2015.
Mortality of older construction and craft workers employed at Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear sites: Follow-up through 2011
Knut Ringen, John Dement, Laura Welch, Eula Bingham, Patricia Quinn, Anna Chen and Scott Haas. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, February 2015.
Moving research to practice through partnership: A case study in Asphalt Paving
Charlotte Chang, Laura Nixon, and Robin Baker. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, August 2015.
Occupational and non-occupational factors associated with work-related injuries among construction workers in the USA
Xiuwen Sue Dong, Xuanwen Wang, Julie A. Largay. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, March 2015.
Preventing falls in residential construction: Effectiveness of engaging partners for a national social marketing campaign
Everly Macario, Sandra Wills Hannon, Robin Baker, Christine M. Branche, Christina Trahan. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, August 2015.
Promoting adoption of fall prevention measures among Latino workers and residential contractors: Formative research findings
Suzanne Teran, Hillary Blecker, Kelsie Scruggs, Javier García Hernández and Barbara Rahke. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, August 2015.
Risks of a lifetime in construction Part I: Traumatic injuries
Xiuwen Sue Dong, Knut Ringen, Laura Welch, and John Dement. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, September 2014.
Risks of a lifetime in construction Part II: Chronic occupational diseases
Knut Ringen, John Dement, Laura Welch, Xiuwen Sue Dong, Eula Bingham and Patricia Quinn. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, November 2014.
Silica Measurement with High Flow Rate Respirable Size Selective Samplers: A Field Study
Taekhee Lee, Martin Harper, Michael Kashon, Larry A. Lee, Catherine B. Healy, Marie A. Coggins, Pam Susi and Andrew O’Brien.
Triage for action: Systematic assessment and dissemination of construction health and safety research
Robin Baker, Charlotte Chang, Jessica Bunting, Eileen Betit. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, August 2015.
Comparison of Musculoskeletal Disorder Health Claims Between Construction Floor Layers and a General Working Population
Ann Marie Dale, Daniel Ryan, Laura Welch, Margaret Olsen, Bryan Buchholz, and Bradley Evanoff. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, forthcoming.
Exploring physical exposures and identifying high-risk work tasks within the floor layer trade
Jamie McGaha, Kim Miller, Alexis Descatha, Laurie Welch, Bryan Buchholz, Bradley Evanoff, and Ann Marie Dale. Applied Ergonomics, July 2014.
Fall Protection Resources for New Home Construction
Vicki Kaskutas, OTR/L, OTD, FAOTA. CPWR Report, September 2014.
Fatal falls in the U.S. residential construction industry
Xiuwen Sue Dong, Xuanwen Wang, Julie A. Largay, James W. Platner, Erich Stafford, Chris Trahan Cain, and Sang D. Choi. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, May 2014 (published online ahead of print).
Field Tool for On-Site Biomechanical Analysis During Ladder Climbing
SangHyun Lee, PhD, and Thomas J. Armstrong, PhD. CPWR Report, April 2014.
Interactive effects of leader justice and support for safety on safety performance
Benjamin R. Kaufman, Konstantin P. Cigularov, Peter Chen, Krista Hoffmeister, Alyssa M. Gibbons, Stefanie K. Johnson. Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance, 2014.
Promoting integrated approaches to reducing health inequities among low-income workers: Applying a social ecological framework
Sherry Baron, Sharon Beard, Letitia K. Davis, Linda Delp, Linda Forst, Andrea Kidd-Taylor, Amy K. Liebman, Laura Linnan, Laura Punnett, Laura S. Welch. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, May 2014.
Safety and Health Information: Improving Online Access and Delivery
Sharon Garber, Eileen Betit, Mary Watters and Bruce Lippy. Professional Safety, May 2014.
Safety Culture and Climate in Construction: Bridging the Gap between Research and Practice
(in alphabetical order) Matt Gillen, Linda M. Goldenhar, Steve Hecker and Scott Schneider. CPWR Report, March 2014.
The Differential Effects of Transformational Leadership Facets on Employee Safety
Krista Hoffmeister, Alyssa M. Gibbons, Stefanie K. Johnson, Konstantin P. Cigularov, Peter Y. Chen, and John C. Rosecrance. Safety Science, February 2014.
The Impact of IIPP Policies on Statewide Injury Rates September 2014 in U.S. Construction
Ziad Hamideh, David Blatter, Peter Philips, Guowang Rao, Josh Simnitt and Tao Yu.CPWR Report, May 2014.
Union Coverage and Work-related Training in the Construction Industry
C. Jeffrey Waddoups. Industrial and Labor Relations Review, April 2014.
Use and Re-use of Formwork: Safety Risks and Reliability Assessment
John Gambatese, Andre Barbosa, and Amrutha Das. CPWR Report, September 2014.
A Test Bench System for Concrete Drills
David Rempel, PD, MPH, CPE; Michael Cooper, MPH, CIH, CSP; Alan Barr, MS. 2013.
Chronic Beryllium Disease and the Construction Worker
Laura Welch, MD, Knut Ringen, DrPH, John Dement, PhD, Eula Bingham, PhD, Patricia Quinn, BA, Janet Shorter, BA, and Miles Fisher, BA. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, October 2013.
Controlling Dust from Concrete Saw Cutting
Susan Shepherd, CIH, and Susan Woskie, PhD. 2013.
Do Contractor Safety Assessment Program (CSAP) Scores Reflect Safety Climate?
Sparer EH, Murphy LA, Taylor KM, and Dennerlein JT. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, published online September 2013 (print edition forthcoming).
Fall Prevention on Residential Construction Sites
Vicki Kaskutas, Bradley Evanoff and Harry Miller. Professional Safety, July 2013.
Fatal Falls from Roofs Among U.S. Construction Workers
Xiuwen Sue Dong , Sang D. Choi, James G. Borchardt, Xuanwen Wang, Julie A. Largay. Journal of Safety Research, February 2013.
Integrating Occupational Safety and Health Training into Career Technical Education (CTE) in Construction
Diane Bush, MPH, Karen Andrews, MLS. Labor Occupational Health Program (LOHP) at UC-Berkeley. A report commissioned by CPWR. July 2013.