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Temporary Power Checklist

A checklist of the steps that should be taken when working with temporary wiring, including issues such as hazard identification, grounding and person...

Personal Protective Equipment Checklist

A checklist of information on hazards and PPE that should be worn for each. Includes PPE such as hardhats, eyewear, gloves and shoes. Part of a colle...

Portable Ladders Checklist

A checklist for portable ladders, including sections for inspecting ladders, selecting the right one, placement and work practices. Part of a collect...

High Voltage Lines Checklist

A checklist of items to note when working near high voltage lines, such as distance required from the line, PPE and First Aid. Part of a collection. C...

Hand Tools Checklist

A checklist on hand tools, including items such as hazard identification, selection and inspection. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' bu...

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...

Hazards of Working Electrical Equipment Hot

An explanation of the dangers of working on electrical equipment when the power is on, and some of the reasons people give for not turning it off....

Hazard Alert - Ladder Safety

A short handout describing safety tips for using ladders including statistics on injuries, steps that you can take to protect yourself and methods of...

NASD : OSHA's Lockout/Tagout Standard

Discusses OSHA’s lockout/tagout standard, including when it applies, how to craft a written program, equipment you would need and steps that must be...