American Journal of Industrial Medicine Special Issue
One of the greatest challenges in occupational safety and health is ensuring that promising research findings become safer practices on the jobsite. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has made "r2p" (
Research to Practice) a priority, and CPWR has answered the call.
In August, the American Journal of Industrial Medicine devoted a special issue to CPWR's pioneering r2p efforts in construction safety and health. In six papers, CPWR researchers discuss key components of the program. Readers will learn about r2p initiatives in...
Click the links above to read the research team's key findings. Links to the official abstracts in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine can be found below.
Working Safely with Nanomaterials in Construction
September 23rd @ 2:00pm (ET), 20 min. -- Bruce Lippy, CPWR Director of Safety Research, will discuss Working Safely with Nanomaterials in Construction, and demonstrate eLCOSH Nano, the CPWR database with more than 450 nano-enabled construction products. Click to Register
COPD and Construction Workers
October 14th @ 2:00pm (ET), 20 min. -- Dr. John Dement of Duke University will share findings from "A Case-Control Study of Airways Obstruction among Construction Workers," an important examination of COPD in the building sector. Click to register
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CPWR -- The Center for Construction Research and Training is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created by North America's Building Trades Unions, AFL-CIO. Working with partners like you in business, labor, government, and the universities, we strive every day to make work safer for the 9 million men and women who work in the U.S. construction industry!