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Jan 18, 2017
Ergonomics Guides and Checklists (PDF)


Source: CPWR

May 01, 2016
Stretch & Flex App

The seven-minute progressive modules demonstrate and announce the proper, pain-free way to elongate and prepare muscles to handle the exposures of the job site, plant or workstation. Free app developed by Fortis Construction.

Source: Fortis Construction

May 01, 2010
Construction Ergonomics: Protect Your Knees and Your Future (PDF)

Musculoskeletal disorders are the leading cause of time-loss injuries for construction workers. This pamphlet offers tips you can implement today to protect yourself and your workers from costly soft tissue injuries, specifically knee injuries.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Mar 01, 2009
Protect Your Back and Your Future: Construction Ergonomics (PDF)

This informational brochure provided by Oregon OSHA illustrates examples of solutions for preventing back injuries while doing construction work.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Nov 01, 2007
Simple Solutions - Ergonomics for Construction Workers (PDF)

The solutions in this booklet are practical ideas to help reduce the risk of repetitive stress injury in common construction tasks.

Source: NIOSH

Oct 01, 2006
NIOSH Publication No. 2006-147: Preventing Injuries from Installing Drywall

Workers who handle drywall sheets are at high risk of overexertion and fall injuries. NIOSH research has led to recommendations for preventing these injuries.

Source: NIOSH

Nov 01, 2004
Easy Ergonomics: A Guide to Selecting Non-Powered Hand Tools (PDF)

The purpose of this booklet is to help you select or purchase the best available ergonomically designed non-powered hand tool.

Source: NIOSH