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Training Package on Workplace Risk Assessment and Management for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

This ILO document is a training package aimed at owners and managers of small to medium-sized enterprises to help them improve risk assessment and man...

Straight Talk About Nail Gun Safety

This NIOSH innovative publication(No. 2013–149) is also available in Spanish as Plática Directa Sobre Seguridad Con Pistolas De Clavos(número 2013...

Oregon FACE Toolbox Talk: Roofing Materials

This OR-FACE toolbox talk centers on a construction worker who died after a stack of 30 sheets of plywood crushed him. The victim was standing 4 to 5...

Oregon FACE Toolbox Talk: Load of Lumber Shifts

This toolbox talk centers on a 32-year-old framer who died when a load of lumber fell on him. The 3 key prevention tips: Never exceed the load or ex...

Investigation of the June 10, 2009 Mast Climbing Platform Collapse in Austin, Texas

On June 10, 2009, three construction employees were killed when a mast climbing platform collapsed at a condominium project under construction in Aus...

Hazards of Operating Unguarded Stone Cutters and Splitters in Landscaping and Other Worksites

OSHA issued a Safety and Health Information Bulletin about using stone-cutting machines with hydraulic-powered blades to split paving stones. OSHA war...

Warning About Fake Hard Hats

A leading English safety manufacturer is urging contractors and workers to check hard hats after a potentially lethal batch of poor-quality counterfei...

Chevron's Dropped Object Prevention Program

This 2010 program called DROPS was established by Chevron to prevent injuries to workers and damage to offshore oil rigs from objects dropped from ele...

Multitasking and Distracted Driving: You Are Not the Exception

Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor, has called distracted driving an epidemic and noted that "year after year, the leading cause of work...

OSHA's Compliance Directive for Highway Construction Work Zones

This OSHA Instruction (CPL 02-01-054) provides guidance to OSHA compliance officers for the safe inspection of work sites where employees engaged in c...