Join CPWR and NIOSH for this webinar to hear the latest findings from CPWR’s Data Center and to learn about a new NIOSH research project just getting started to evaluate the ability of non-NIOSH-approved respirators such as KN95s to fit a cross-section of the U.S. workforce and provide respiratory protection against infectious aerosols.

Impact of COVID-19 on the Industry and New Research Initiatives
Date: Thursday, October 8, 2020
Time: 2pm – 3pm
Location: ONLINE



To ensure that CPWR and NIOSH are positioned to respond to the construction industry’s COVID-19 questions and research needs, CPWR has been tracking COVID-19’s impact on construction workers and businesses, including its impact on at risk populations, and NIOSH has established a coordinated research program to address new research needs.



  • G. Scott Earnest, Ph.D., P.E., C.S.P., Associate Director for Construction, Office of Construction Safety and Health, NIOSH


  • Chris Trahan Cain, CIH, Executive Director, CPWR


  • Samantha Brown, MPH, Research Analyst, CPWR Data Center
  • Appavoo (Samy) Rengasamy, Ph.D., Research Physical Scientist, NPPTL/NIOSH/CDC