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On Center: the newsletter of the Center to Protect Workers' Rights.

Authors
The Center to Protect Workers' Rights
Source
On Center: Newsl CPWR 2001 Jan; 1(1):1-4
NIOSHTIC No.
20043201
Abstract
The CPWR newsletter, with a new look and a new name "On Center" is part of CPWR's increasing emphasis on practical information and preventions to improve safety and health for construction workers. CPWR, the Center to Protect Workers' Rights, is the research and development institute of the Building and Construction Trades Department (BCTD). Practical information on the following topics are included in this issue. 1) Major U.S. legislation to compensate nuclear workers. 2) Safety training for residential construction under way. 3) Cool training - a new method for hazardous waste workers to reduce heat stress. 4) Alerting workers to hazards - blue pocket hazard alert cards for workers. 5) Electrocutions in construction - statistics and causes. 6) For CPWR, workers are the experts - CPWR works closely with researchers, owners, contractors, and workers. 7) CPWR, affiliates project can help 'save your skin'.
Keywords
Construction; Construction-industry; Construction-workers; Construction-equipment; Construction-materials; Safety-education; Safety-measures; Safety-practices; Work-environment; Work-practices; Worker-health; Injuries; Injury-prevention; Mortality-data; Mortality-rates; Regulations; Nuclear-radiation; Legislation; Training; Heat-stress; Hazardous-waste-cleanup; Personal-protective-equipment; Equipment-design; Hazards; Health-hazards; Occupational-hazards; Electrical-hazards; Electrocutions; Electrical-workers; Skin-protection; Skin-exposure; Skin-irritants; Contact-dermatitis
Contact
The Center to Protect Workers' Rights, 5th Floor, 111 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001
Publication Date
20010101
Document Type
Newsletter
Funding Type
Construction; Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2001
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-CCU-317202
Issue of Publication
1
Priority Area
Construction
Source Name
On Center: The Newsletter of The Center to Protect Workers' Rights.
State
DC; MD
Performing Organization
The Center to Protect Workers' Rights
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