This Key Finding summarizes a Small Study that found states with OSHA-10 training mandates saw a declining rate of fatalities during 2008-2011; those without such a mandate saw an increasing fatality rate. during the same period.
Few studies have looked at the risk of hearing loss after retirement for construction workers. This research found that more than half of a cohort of 21,000 older workers suffered from hearing impairment and/or tinnitus.
To better understand why serious falls from heights continue to occur with such frequency despite being preventable, CPWR surveyed nearly 500 people who experienced, witnessed, or investigated a workplace fall incident.
CPWR offers a series of annotated, interdisciplinary bibliographies of research on key topics in construction safety and health. This bibliography collects almost 40 studies related to addressing substance abuse and improving mental health.