Industrial hygiene/health in construction has taken a backseat to schedules, deadlines, and at times, to visible safety hazards.
These videos and corresponding training aids describe the most prevalent health hazards in construction. AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter has published these materials through a generous Oregon OSHA grant. Please use them and share the information with contractors and construction workers.
This video explains why construction activities with leaded paint need to be treated in a careful and safe manner. (1:31)
Download the accompanying Lead presentation (2016)
The health effects of noise exposure is viewed through a construction worker’s life. (3:16)
Download the accompanying Noise presentation (2016)
A short video (1:47) explaining the process when discovering asbestos on a construction site.