Construction hazards with suggested options for making work safer
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Dust Extraction Drill Bit
A drill bit with a hollow dust channel that captures dust while drilling inside a hole.
Needle Guns and Needle Scalers with Vacuum Dust Control
Needle guns and needle scalers with vacuum dust control safely remove lead-containing paints and coatings from surfaces.
Enhanced Video Analysis of Dust Exposures (EVADE) Software Program
A software program that lets users match video feed of work processes, or tasks being performed, with real-time exposure measurements.
NIOSH Sound Level Meter Mobile Application
The NIOSH Sound Level Meter is a free iPhone app that measures occupational exposure to noise.
Pre-fabricated Drywall Pieces
Using pre-fabricated drywall pieces reduces health and safety risks associated with installing and finishing drywall.
Glass Panel Cart
A glass panel cart can help reduce risks from manual handling glass panels.
Featured Line of Work
Masonry, Tile, Cement & Plaster
Pipes & Vessels
Inspect and use scaffolds and ladders
Perform surface grinding or cutting
Cut boards and panels
Load, unload and distribute construction materials
Cold-related Injuries and Illnesses
Heat and Sun Exposure
Lifting and Carrying (Manual materials Handling)
Stressful hand & wrist activity
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