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Trenches and Excavations Checklist

A checklist describing hazards associated with trenching, protections that should be taken, how to enter, and PPE that should be used. Part of a coll...

An Analysis of Fatal Events in the Construction Industry 2001

An in-depth analysis of fatal construction incidents in 2001 based on OSHA inspections, including cause of incident and comparisons with previous year...

Deadly Trades

Discussion of a nine-month investigation by the Houston Chronicle that found that some, and perhaps many, of the deaths, illnesses and injuries in the...

Too High a Price : Schaefer

A newspaper article talking about a worker who developed silicosis after sandblasting for a few years. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection'...

A Loss Deeply Felt

Article about a worker who was one of four who died of hydrogen sulfide exposure. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited three of the...

What They Knew, When They Knew it

Discussion about the history of knowledge about the hazards of exposure to asbestos and benzene and that for many years, little was done to protect wo...

OSHA: Confined Spaces Advisor 1.1

A link to the OSHA Confined Spaces Advisor 1.1, a free download to help owners and contractors assess how confined space regulations apply to their pr...

OSHA: LOTO Plus Expert Advisor

A link to the OSHA LOTO Plus Expert Advisor, a free download to help owners and contractors assess how lockout/tagout regulations apply to their proje...

OSHA: Lockout - Tagout Interactive Training

A link to an OSHA interactive online lockout-tagout training program. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' button to access the other items...

Accident Report No. 31 - Fatal Facts

OSHA handout showing how a pipelayer working in an unshored trench was killed when a cave-in buried him up to the waist....