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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 2002 Nov; 2(1):1-8
NIOSHTIC No.
20043206
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) Hispanic workers, data questions in CPWR Chart Book. 2) Doctors find 9/11 effects among WTC workers. 3) Train scaffold competent persons. 4) New system stops six falls during decking installation. 5) Overtime may be tied to construction injuries. 6) Safety built in for million-hour mark. 7) Building safety into construction designs. 8) NIOSH warns of West Nile hazard in construction. 9) From CPWR: Updated model specs, report on concrete drivers, alerts.
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; Occupational-diseases; Occupational-exposure; Racial-factors; Lost-work-days; Emergency-responders; Rescue-workers; Medical-monitoring; Medical-screening; Biological-effects; Training; Scaffolds; Work-capability; Equipment-reliability; Equipment-design; Fall-protection; Harnesses; Safety-equipment; Work-intervals; Fatigue; Safety-climate; Decision-making; Viral-diseases; Viral-infections; Disease-prevention; Disease-control; Concretes; Drivers; Lead-compounds; Trucking
Contact
The Center to Protect Workers' Rights, 5th Floor, 111 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001
CAS No.
7439-92-1
Publication Date
20021101
Document Type
Newsletter
Funding Type
Construction; Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2003
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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