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Building Safer Highway Work Zones: Measures to Prevent Worker Injuries From Vehicles and Equipment

A comprehensive study of fatalities and injuries in highway workzones and a set of measures that can be taken to reduce them....

Fatality Narrative: Worker Struck by Vehicle When Exiting Trench in Roadway

Washington State Department of Labor narrative of a fatal accident when a passing car struck a member of an underground utility crew....

Fatal Facts: Construction Worker Struck and Killed by Car

Washington State Department of Labor narrative of a fatal accident when a passing car struck a member of a highway road crew....

NIOSH Suggested Guidance for Supervisors at Disaster Rescue Sites

Link to NIOSH guidance document for Supervisors at Disaster Rescue Sites, which includes recommendations for a written work plan and safety checklists...

Eye Safety for Emergency Response and Disaster Recovery

Link to a NIOSH Fact Sheet for emergency response and disaster recovery workers how to help prevent eye injuries. Includes additional links on the NI...

The Absolutely Essential Health and Safety Toolkit for the Smaller Construction Contractor

Link to an HSE publication containing illustrations, brief information about some workplace deaths related to the safety problems, and references to...

Construction Fatalities 2001: Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

Charts and tables on construction fatalities from the Census of Fatal Occupational Industries, offered in both pdf and Powerpoint format....

Operation Hardhat

Describes a program in Florida to reduce accidents in workzones through increased awareness programs and fines....

Aerial Lift Safety

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Aerial Lift Safety provides information on safety procedures to follow before, and during, aerial lift use. Click on the fol...

Women in the Construction Workplace: Providing Equitable Safety and Health Protection

Study and recommendations based on the work of the ACCSH Health and Safety of Women in Construction. The focus is on the prevalence of a hostile workp...