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Building Construction, HVAC, and Landscape Design -- Safety and Health

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View Resource A Citizen’s Guide to Radon

Instructions on how to test for radon and interpret the results.

http://www.epa.gov/radon/pubs/citguide.html
View Resource A Citizen’s Guide to Radon: The Guide To Protecting Yourself And Your Family From Radon

Radon is estimated to cause many thousands of deaths each year. That?s because when you breathe air containing radon, you can get lung cancer. In fact, the Surgeon General has warned that radon is t...

http://www.epa.gov/radon/pdfs/citizensguide.pdf
View Resource A Safety & Health Practitioner's Guide to Skin Protection

A guide to skin protection for wet cement workers, with printable pull-outs that include a worker safety pamphlet and a symptoms questionnaire.

http://www.elcosh.org/docs/d0400/d000458/d000458.html
View Resource Asbestos Containing Materials

This list does not include every product/material that may contain asbestos. It is intended as a general guide to show which types of materials may contain asbestos.

http://www.epa.gov/earth1r6/6pd/asbestos/asbmatl.htm
View Resource Construction Safety Resources

University of Florida, Environmental Health and Safety, has assembled this document to assist construction project managers, supervisors and workers as a reference to help assure that all work is...

http://www.ehs.ufl.edu/General/Construction.htm
View Resource Design for Health — Summit for Massachusetts Health Care Decision Makers

Presented in this report, the primary goal of the Design for Health Summit was to bring together leading health care facility decision makers, discuss the arguments for and evidence supporting...

http://www.rmi.org/rmi/Library/D05-11_DesignForHealthMassach...
View Resource Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety & Health

The Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety and Health was developed and is maintained by CPWR - Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) with support from grants CCU317202...

http://www.elcosh.org/
View Resource IAQ Tools for Schools: Action Kit

Instructions, guides, and videos for running a school or district-wide program to improve indoor air quality.

http://www.epa.gov/iaq/schools/actionkit.html
View Resource NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Construction

This NIOSH Safety and Health Topic webpage on construction describes the major hazards in this industry, including trench cave-ins, falls, machinery accidents, electrocutions, and motor vehicle...

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/construction/
View Resource NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Trenching and Excavation

This NIOSH Safety and Health Topic web page on trenching and excavation provides statistics and publications on this common construction hazard.

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/trenching/
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