April 24, 2014
If you're a craft worker in the masonry industry looking for information on hand tools and gloves, check out a new resource from the CPWR (The Center for Construction Research and Training). Choose Hand Safety.org is an easy-to-navigate website that includes tips for selecting appropriate hand tools and gloves, and information on injury prevention. There's also database of chemical products commonly used in the masonry industry - searchable by craft and task - that includes the product's chemical composition and the type of glove to use with it.
Training and other outreach materials available from the site include guidebooks, toolbox talks, and handouts.
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But remember: the information in this newsletter is intended to highlight safe work practices, but it does not replace Oregon OSHA workplace safety and health rules.
For information about Oregon OSHA services and answers to technical questions, call (503) 378-3272 or toll-free within Oregon, (800) 922-2689.