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Exposure Assessment

Occupational exposures in seismic retrofitting operations
McKernan JL et al. Appl Occup Environ Hyg 2002:17:75-81

Development of a hazard surveillance methodology for residential construction
McKernan J. Appl Occup Environ Hyg 2000;15:890-895

Task-based assessment of hazards associated with new residential construction
Methner MM et al. Appl Occup Environ Hyg 2000;15:811-819

Identification of potential hazards associated with new residential construction
Methner MM. Appl Occup Environ Hyg 2000;15:189-192

Hearing Loss Prevention

A comparison of
Trabeau M et al. Am J Ind Med 2008;51:130-137


Adult blood lead epidemiology and surveillance—United States, 2005-2007
MMWR, April 17, 2009/58(14):365-369.

Field measurement of lead in workplace air and paint chip samples by ultrasonic extraction and portable anodic stripping voltammetry
Sussell A and Ashley K. J Environ Monit 2002;4:156-161

Adult blood lead testing: A pivotal role for labs in interpretation and surveillance
Ottlinger MR et al. Clin Lab News 2002:12-14

Elevated blood lead levels in children of construction workers
Whelan EA et al. Am J Public Health 1997;87:1352-1355

Lead Poisoning in Bridge Demolition Workers — Georgia, 1992
MMWR, May 28, 1993/42(20):388-390

Multiple Health Outcomes

Twenty years of NIOSH construction research
Howard J et al. J Saf Res 2010;41:187-188

Musculoskeletal Disorders

Surveillance of work related musculoskeletal injuries among union carpenters
Lipscomb HJ et al. Am J Ind Med 1997;32:629-640

Respiratory Diseases

Control of respirable dust and crystalline silica from breaking concrete with a jackhammer
Echt A et al. Appl Occup Environ Hyg 2003;18:491-495

Control of silica exposure in construction: Scabbling concrete
Echt AW et al. Appl Occup Environ Hyg 2002;17:809-813

Control of silica exposure from hand tools in construction: Grinding concrete
Echt A and Sieber WK. Appl Occup Environ Hyg 2002;17:457-461

Traumatic Injuries

Surveillance of nail gun injuries by journeymen carpenters provides important insight into experiences of apprentices
Lipscomb H et al. New Solut 2010;20:95-114

Fall hazard control observed on residential construction sites
Kaskutas V et al. Am J Ind Med 2009;52:491-499

Scissor lift safety-an initiative to model static stability
Ronaghi M et al. Prof Saf 2009;54:43-48

Work-related injury deaths among Hispanics-United States, 1992-2006
Cierpich H et al. JAMA 2008;300:2479-2480

Prevention of traumatic nail gun injuries in apprentice carpenters: Use of population-based measures to monitor intervention effectiveness
Lipscomb HJ et al. Am J Ind Med 2008;51:719-727

Back injuries among union carpenters in Washington State, 1989-2003
Lipscomb HJ et al. Am J Ind Med 2008;51:463-474

Development of the St. Louis audit of fall risks at residential construction sites
Kaskutas VK et al. Int J Occup Environ Health 2008;14:243-249

Disparities in work-related injuries associated with worker compensation coverage status
Nicholson VJ et al. Am J Ind Med 2008;51:393-398

Challenges in residential fall prevention: Insight from apprentice carpenters
Lipscomb HJ et al. Am J Ind Med 2008;51:60-68

Aerial lift fall injuries: A surveillance and evaluation approach for targeting prevention activities
Pan CS et al. J Saf Res 2007;38:617-625

Preventing Worker Deaths and Injuries from Contacting Overhead Power Lines with Metal Ladders
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2007-155 (September 2007)

Nail-gun injuries treated in emergency departments—United States, 2001-2005
MMWR, April 13, 2007/56(14):329-332

Hospitalized nonfatal injuries in the Alaskan construction industry
Husberg BJ et al. Am J Ind Med 2005;47:428-433

NIOSH Alert: Preventing falls of workers through skylights and roof and floor openings
DHHS (NIOSH)Publication 2004-156 (August 2004)

Occupational fatalities during trenching and excavation work—United States, 1992-2001
MMWR, April 23, 2004/53(15):311-314

Safe work for youth in construction: Information for employers
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2004-113 (December 2003)

Work-related injuries in drywall installation
Lipscomb HJ et al. Appl Occup Environ Hyg 2000;15:794-802

Expanded analysis of injury mortality among unionized construction workers
Chen GX et al. Am J Ind Med 2000;37:364-373


Safe work for youth in construction: Information for employers<br />DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2004-113 (December 2003)

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