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CMGT 103: Construction Safety & Health: Databases

Know Your Sources


  • Articles are written by authorities in the field
  • Articles undergo a peer review process before acceptance for publication
  • Authors of articles always cite their sources
  • Examples: Construction Management & Economics


  • Intended for a general audience
  • Articles are written by staff reporters
  • Articles are heavily illustrated, generally with photographs
  • No peer review process
  • Articles usually do not have references or a bibliography
  • Examples: Newsweek, Time, National Geographic

Databases - Find Articles


To access databases from off campus, enter your MyNCC username and password, when prompted.

Possible search terms

Here are some search terms that might be helpful for your research:

  • construction safety
  • construction zone safety
  • safety equipment
  • safety hazards
  • fall protection
  • structural steel erection
  • confined space entry program
  • confined space training
  • air monitoring tests
  • highway construction safety
  • work zone intrusion
  • drywall
  • myofascial pain
  • tension neck syndrome
  • hydraulic fracturing
  • fracking