New research from CPRW advances understanding of construction safety
Fatal falls, lifetime risks
The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) is dedicated to reducing occupational injuries, illnesses and fatalities in the construction industry through research, training, and service programs. The following are recently published journal articles by CPWR scholars:
Fatalities in the construction industry: findings from a revision of the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness classification system.
Xiuwen Dong, Julie Largay, Xuanwen Wang, and Janice Windau. Monthly Labor Review, July 2014.
Xiuwen Sue Dong, Knut Ringen, Laura Welch, and John DementAmerican Journal of Industrial Medicine, June 2014 (published online ahead of print).
Fatal falls in the U.S. residential construction industry.
Xiuwen Sue Dong, Xuanwen Wang, Julie A. Largay, James W. Platner, Erich Stafford, Chris Trahan Cain, and Sang D. Choi. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, May 2014 (published online ahead of print).
CPWR is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created by the Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO that works with partners in business, labor, government, and the universities to make work safer for the nine million men and women who work in the U.S. construction industry.