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There are hundreds of great resources available to help workers protect themselves from injury and occupationally

related disorders. This page is a compilation of useful resources for workers in all types of fields.  New materials

are always being added so bookmark this page to check for updates.



ERGONOMICS RESOURCES

Ergonomic Guidelines for Manual Material Handling
Guidelines from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health on ways to make the workplace safer for all employees involved in manual material handling.  To download a pdf version of the 131 page document click here.
Ergonomics for Construction Workers   An outstanding resource created by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. This 122 page booklet details ergonomic safety tips for all aspects of a construction worker's job.  To download a pdf version click here.
Simple Solutions for Hand-Intensive Work
Great recommendations from fellow construction workers on saving your hands on the job.
Simple Solutions for Overhead Work
Great recommendations from fellow construction workers on saving your shoulders on the job.
Simple Solutions for Lifting, Holdng, and Handling Materials   Great recommendations from fellow construction workers on saving your shoulders and back on the job.
Alternative Keyboard designs Great article reviewing alternative keyboard designs and their effects on posture.
A Guide to Selecting Non-Powered Hand Tools
This booklet helps you select the best available ergonomically designed non-powered hand tool based on peer reviewed articles and expert input. Download a pdf version by clicking here.

 

WORKPLACE SAFETY RESOURCES

Protective Equipment: Gloves
Useful resource on selecting the proper gloves for any activity.
Keys to avoiding Hand injuries at work
Statistics on hand injuries in the workplace and keys to avoiding these injuries.
Nail Gun Injuries and ER visits
Useful article on nail gun injuries and ER visits from 2001-2005.
Power Tools: Nail Gun Safety Podcast
Podcast on nail gun injuries and safety
Protection from Needlestick Injuries
What every worker should know for protection from needlestick injuries. Click here for pdf version.
   

 

 


Last updated 2.6.09 
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