The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR), National Construction Center, Program Performance One Pager (PPOP)
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2017-196
CPWR is dedicated to reducing injuries, illnesses, and fatalities in the construction industry through training, research and service programs. This snapshot shows recent accomplishments and upcoming work.
What are our priorities?
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training serves as the National Construction Center under a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) cooperative agreement. Since 1990, our research has focused on reducing occupational injuries, illnesses, and fatalities in the construction industry.
Current priorities include:
• Preventing fall injuries and fatalities
• Reducing occupational exposure to hazards such as isocyanates, respirable silica, noise, and engineered
• Improving safety climate to prevent injuries
• Reducing work-related musculoskeletal disorders