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CPWR Website Disclaimers

The website is provided at no cost to the user and is intended to provide useful information regarding safety and health hazards on construction sites.

This project is funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) cooperative agreement OH009762. Content on these websites developed by CPWR is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of NIOSH.

Timeliness, Accuracy and Reliability

While CPWR will endeavor to keep the website up-to-date and to correct any errors brought to its attention, it makes no warranties, representations, or guarantees regarding the timeliness, quality or reliability of material found on these sites. Information and advice provided on these sites are compiled from sources CPWR believes are current, accurate and reliable at the time of release on the internet. CPWR staff and peer reviewers have reviewed all content to make sure it is consistent with good occupational safety and health practice. Before relying on this information, however, users should make their own assessment as to its accuracy and relevance for their particular purposes.


Material provided on these sites is intended for general informational use only. Users are responsible for making their own assessments of workplace hazards and for adapting information found on this site to their specific circumstances.


References in these sites to organizations, commercial products, processes or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer or otherwise do not constitute or imply their endorsement or recommendation by CPWR. Views and opinions expressed on these sites may not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.


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