Rotary hammer drills may lead to hand-arm vibration syndrome and other musculoskeletal disorders. The researchers used a robotic test bench to evaluate the effects of different feed forces on FF on handle vibration and productivity.
CPWR has developed resources to make distance learning more effective, including a report, The Use of Distance Learning in Occupational Health and Safety Training, and three handouts for instructors and participants in these courses.
Working in partnership with the NIOSH NORA Construction Sector Council’s COVID-19 Work Group, CPWR surveyed contractors about the ventilation challenges facing the construction industry and steps they are taking to increase ventilation.
In collaboration with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler and NIOSH, CPWR has developed several resources to help the construction industry understand the science and benefits of the COVID-19 vaccine.