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California FACE Report: A Heating, Ventilaton and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Contractor Dies when He Falls through a Skylight

A heating, ventilation, and air conditioning ( HVAC) contractor was working alone inspecting an air conditioning (AC) unit on a flat roof of a convert...

Washington FACE Report: Foreman and Laborer Fall when Aerial Lift Struck by Vehicle

In July 2016, a 40-year-old construction foreman died and a 57-year-old laborer was injured when a truck struck the elevated aerial lift platform they...

Washington FACE Report: Framer Falls 18 Feet while Sheathing Roof

In February of 2016, a 53-year-old framer died when he fell 18 feet from the residential roof he was sheathing....

Washington FACE Report: Carpenter Falls 60 Feet from Bridge Concrete Form

In March 2015, a 34-year-old journeyman carpenter died when he fell 60 feet from a concrete form suspended below a bridge. The victim was employed by...

Washington FACE Report: Construction Laborer Falls When Ladder Breaks

In January of 2016, a 53-year-old construction laborer was injured and later died after an extension ladder he was climbing broke and he fell 12 feet....

New NIOSH software for monitoring H&S of emergency responders

NIOSH Emergency Response and Preparedness Office (EPRO) has created a free software platform called ERHMS Info Managerâ„¢ to track and monitor emergen...

Disaster Responder Roofing Safety

This PowerPoint Presentation entitled, Disaster Responder Roofing Safety, is a training presentation given by Harry Dietz of NRCA for use in respondin...

Fall Hazards in Commercial Construction: Lessons Learned from a Unique Opportunity

This study explores fall hazards at a commercial construction site, focusing on carpenters, electricians, ironworkers, painters and roofers, while uti...

Evaluating Fall Safety Compliance among Skilled Trades in Construction

This CPWR Small Study evaluates fall safety among members of five constructions trades: Carpenters, Electricians, Ironworkers, Painters, and Roofers,...

Arborist being raised by crane to trim trees

This arborist is being raised on a boatswain's chair to access the tops of trees. This is a very dangerous practice that OSHA does not allow except un...