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June is National Safety Month!

CPWR is proud to announce that we are partnering with the National Safety Council to observe this year's National Safety Month in June. The National Safety Council has been leading National Safety Month since 1996.  This annual effort focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road, and in homes and communities.  National Safety Month is more pertinent than ever as unintentional injuries have become the third leading cause of death in the U.S.

Key Findings from Research

Read the most recently published Key Findings on the Safety Climate Assessment Tool (S-CAT), nanotechnology, and other research topics.  

Exploring Potential Methods to Evaluate Impact and Outcomes of Construction Safety and Health Research

This report provides recommendations for establishing Evaluation Panels to assess the r2p impact. The information in this report is based on the Delphi literature review and the concept mapping project conducted in support of this study. The

Join the 2019 Safe + Sound Campaign

OSHA'S Safe + Sound Campaign is a nationwide effort to raise awareness of the value of workplace safety and health programs.

Safe Ladder Practices in Roofing

Falls are a leading cause of injury and death. This video – developed by the Roofing r2p Partnership (National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) and the United Union of Roofers and Waterproofers & Allied Workers, and CPWR) –  focuses on ladder safety during roofing work and shows how the free National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) ladder safety app can help.

A Controlled Comparison of 2 Concrete Drilling Methods: Concrete Dust, Vibration & Noise

This video, which is also available in Spanish, shows the comparison performance of pneumatic and electric drills of similar mass during concrete drilling, and the different levels of dust generated during the work.

Latest CPWR Quarterly Data Report

This Quarterly Data Report provides updated information on work arrangements in construction by analyzing data from the 2017 Contingent Worker Supplement to the Current Population Survey (CPS), a household survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Read the complete 2018 - 1st Quarter - Quarterly Data Report, Nonstandard work arrangements in the construction industry

New Report: Safety Management in the Construction Industry 2017

Once again, CPWR teamed up with Dodge Data & Analytics to survey American construction contractors about key trends and innovations in construction safety and health. Safety Management in the Construction Industry 2017 is the third in a series of studies that demonstrate the financial and project benefits that contractors gain from their safety investments. It also shows the impact that new technologies, such as building information modeling (BIM), drones, and wearable devices, have on improving safety.

New: 52 Spanish Language Toolbox Talks!

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and CPWR -- The Center for Construction Research and Training recently released a collection of Safety Toolbox Talks aimed at increasing the number of safety materials available for Spanish speaking workers in construction. This collection of 52 Toolbox Talks has been available in English-only for just over two years and is widely used on construction sites across the country, with more than 100,000 downloads in the first year alone.