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W120 - Occupational Health Risks Booklet

This booklet is a collection of 15 occupational health risk brochures for workers in trades that are at an increased risk of exposure to hazardous agents and the development of occupational diseases. These brochures include prevention information for workers and a diagnostic toolkit for physicians and primary health providers. 68 pages. April 2014.

For workers, it lists common tasks and possible hazards they may encounter while performing those tasks, as well as ways they can protect their health.

For physicians and primary health providers, the diagnostic toolkit is intended to familiarize them with common diseases associated with specific construction trades. It lists occupational diseases and hazardous agents encountered by the workers and provides diagnostic criteria for screening, early detection, and diagnosis.

The trades included in this collection are:

  • Acoustic and Drywall Trades
  • Boilermakers
  • Electrical Workers
  • Elevator and Escalator Trades
  • Insulator Trades
  • Ironworkers
  • Masonry and Allied Crafts
  • Millwrights and Similar Trades
  • Operating Engineers and Heavy Equipment Operators
  • Painters
  • Pipe Trades
  • Refrigeration Workers
  • Rodworkers
  • Roofers
  • Sheet Metal Workers

These brochures are also available as individual products and can be downloaded separately.

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