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Description:A male construction worker at a rural construction site near Raleigh, North Carolina uses a table saw to cut a wooden plank. The photograph was made by the U. S. Public Health Service as part of its documentation of industrial processes.
The NIOSH Historic Photo Collection began as the “picture file” of the Industrial Hygiene Division of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS), c. 1930-1960. It is a unique collection of mid-20th Century images of American workers and workplaces and documents occupational safety and health research of that era. The collection consists of approximately 1,000 original photographs and schematic drawings.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Barbara Jenkins, NIOSH
Creation Date:1943
Photo Credit:Roy Perry, Jr., U.S. Public Health Service
Links:United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
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Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.