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Safety & Health Program

A template for a safety and health program that is applicable to construction....

Slings

Covers sling angles and different types of slings – synthetic, wire rope, mesh, and web. Information for purchasing video from Construction Safety A...

Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Construction Projects

Detailed description of changes to Canada’s Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Construction Projects...

Encyclopedia of Occupational Safety & Health : Chapter 93 - Construction

A comprehensive overview of health and safety in construction worldwide, including trades, typical hazards, methods of prevention, regulations, manage...

Construction Declares War on Highway Work Zone Carnage

Describes fatalities in roadway workzones, a case study and steps that are being taken to reduce them including a national safety awareness week and a...

Vehicles and Heavy Equipment Training Guide

A guided discussion through hazards of vehicles and heavy equipment, a set of questions to use for discussion and a sign-off form. Part of a collectio...

Vehicles & Heavy Equipment Checklist

A checklist including hazard identification, inspections and work practices. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' button to access the oth...

Accident Fax 02

Describes an incident where a second day apprentice suffered a crushed hand when he was sent alone to pick up a load of steel with a carry deck crane....

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...

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...