CPWR National Construction Center

October 2018
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2019-105
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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, the Center’s 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 nanoparticles
  • Improving safety climate to prevent injuries
  • Reducing work-related musculoskeletal disorders

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Suggested Citation

CPWR and NIOSH [2018]. CPWR National Construction Center. By Betit, E., Earnest, S., Garza, E., A., 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 2019-105, https://doi.org/10.26616/NIOSHPUB2019105external icon

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