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Ladders

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Ladder Safety describes safety tips for using ladders, statistics on injuries, steps that you can take to protect yourself a...

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...

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...

OSHA: LOTO Plus Expert Advisor

A link to the OSHA LOTO Plus Expert Advisor, a free download to help owners and contractors assess how lockout/tagout regulations apply to their proje...

OSHA: Lockout - Tagout Interactive Training

A link to an OSHA interactive online lockout-tagout training program. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' button to access the other items...

The Steel Toe : Electrical Safety

Using GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrrupter) outlets can greatly reduce electrocution hazards when working with power tools....

The Steel Toe : Temporary Wiring Can be Hazardous

The temporary wiring on a construction site constitutes a significant workplace hazard. Here are some tips to reduce the danger....

The Steel Toe Power Tools : Powerful Shock

Handout with a series of tips on how to avoid being electrocuted by your handheld power tools....

Using the Jack Hammer Safely

A short guide on how to minimize risk to one’s hands, eyes, ears and lungs while operating a jackhammer....