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The NIOSH Construction Program provides national and world leadership to prevent work-related illness, injury, disability, and death by systematically gathering information, conducting targeted scientific research, and translating the knowledge gained into products, solutions and services tailored to meet construction needs. For a sense of where construction stands by the numbers, read more here.

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NIOSH Science Blogs: COVID-19

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Falls are the #1 cause of construction fatalities, accounting for one out of three construction worker deaths. The National Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction was launched in 2012. Join the campaign and annual Stand-Down. Click here to learn more.

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Wear masks to help protect yourself from getting or spreading COVID-19. Wear masks with two or more layers to stop the spread of COVID-19. Wear the mask over your nose and mouth and secure it under your chin. Learn more hereexternal icon. For new update on “Filtering Facepiece Respirators with Exhalation Valves” click here.

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This safety officer thinks Falls Protection is achievable
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Fall protection allows his men to go home at the end of the day
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Las Caídas Cuestan; La Historia de un "Safety Man"
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The owner of a residential framing company designs safety into each of his job sites
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A construction framer talks about protecting his crew from falls
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Trabajador de la construcción se protege de las caídas de techo
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Construcción: Protéjase en el Trabajo
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Buy Quiet Construction Video
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Know Your Nailer: Nail Gun Safety
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Page last reviewed: October 1, 2020