Construction Program

October 2018
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2019-104
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The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Construction Program works with partners in industry, labor, trade associations, professional organizations, and academia. The program focuses on these areas:

  • Preventing injuries and fatalities related to falls from roofs, ladders, and scaffolds
  • Reducing hearing loss among construction workers
  • Reducing hazardous respiratory exposures among construction workers, especially silica
  • Reducing injuries and musculoskeletal disorders related to emerging or new technologies

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Suggested Citation

NIOSH [2018]. Construction Program. By Earnest, S., Garza, E., Reeves, K., and Novicki, E. Atlanta, GA: Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2019-104, icon

Page last reviewed: October 30, 2018