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Fine Homebuilding: Arm & Hand Pain On The Job Site
Fine Homebuilding article gives insight into wrist, elbow and shoulder troubles common to builders, including causes and some tips for pain relief.

Washington State Dept. Of Labour: Strain & Stress Prevention Ideas
Washington State Department of Labour supplies this searchable ideas bank for over 200 ideas and resources on preventing stress and strain injuries.
Falls

BCCSA: Fall-Prevention Procedures & Resources
BC Construction Safety Alliance provides information and resources on fall prevention.

OSHA: Resources For Preventing Fatal Falls In Construction
US Occupational Safety and Health Administration provides information and links related to construction falls and methods to prevent them.

WorkSafe BC: Introduction To Personal Fall Protection Equipment
WorkSafe BC online booklet provides information and resources on personal fall protection equipment. (PDF)

WorkSafe BC: Preventing Falls In Residential Construction
WorkSafe BC online animation Preventing Falls in Residential Construction demonstrates effective solutions for common fall hazards in roofing, framing, siding, and formwork.

WorkSafe BC: Protecting Construction Workers From Falls
WorkSafe BC online guide tells you what you need to know about protecting construction workers from falls from elevation. (PDF)
Occupational Diseases

WorkSafe BC: Information & Resources On Occupational Diseases
WorkSafe BC provides contact information for questions about occupational disease claims, describes when a worker may be entitled to compensation for an occupational disease, gives an outline of the ways that WorkSafeBC recognizes occupational diseases, and provides information on asbestos-related diseases.
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