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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 Manager™ 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...

Washington FACE Report: Roofer Falls 19 Feet from Roof

This powerpoint was produced by the Washington State Fatalaty Assessment and Control Evaluation Program to describe factors related to a fatal fall an...

Oregon FACE Report: Worker Falls When Ladder Slips

The Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Program (OR-FACE) describes the death of a 55-year old construction contractor who died when his...

Issue Brief: Results from the Survey on Working Women

This issue brief published by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau highlights the findings of the 2016 survey that was conducted to ident...