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Roadway Safety: Excavation

A handout describing dangers of building and working in trenches. Discusses the nature of the danger, ways to prevent cave-ins and other safety tips.P...

Roadway Safety: Night Work

A handout describing dangers of working in a highway workzone at night and special precautions that should be taken such as providing clear signage an...

Roadway Safety: Run Overs & Back Overs

A handout describing dangers of working in a highway workzone and steps to take to improve safety such as wearing PPE and correctly placing traffic co...

Roadway Safety: Operator Safety

A handout describing steps that equipment operators should take in a workzone to assure the safety of others. Part of a collection. Click on the 'coll...

Roadway Safety: Struck or Crushed

A handout describing dangers of working in a highway workzone, focusing on struck-by incidents and steps to take to improve safety. Part of a collecti...

Roadway Safety: Flagger Safety

A handout describing steps that flaggers should take to protect themselves, including wearing PPE, and understanding the hazards. Part of a collection...

Preventing Injuries When Working with Hydraulic Excavators and Backhoe Loaders

Case studies of workers killed when hit by excavators or loaders and controls that should be instituted to avoid injuries and deaths in these situatio...

NIOSH Alert, Preventing Deaths and Injuries While Compacting or Baling Refuse Material, 2003-124

This NIOSH report is useful for maintenance workers and laborers. It summarizes fatality information from BLS data and from investigations of baling a...

OSHA's "$AFETY PAYS" Program

This is a free, interactive software program from OSHA intended to help employers estimate the direct and indirect costs of an injury or illness and c...

ENR Article, Public and Private Training Yields Fewer Mistakes Behind the Wheel

An article in ENR magazine describes a Minnesota state training program to improve construction truck safety and operations, known as Construction Tru...