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Getting the most out of the IUOE Toolbox Talks

Toolbox talks have been the main tool for communicating safety information on construction jobs for decades. Unfortunately, there has been little res...

Blaming the Victims of Workplace Accidents

As in this clip, many employers today (and in the past) blame workplace accidents on workers rather than look at hazardous job conditions. In the pas...

Carelessness Causes Accidents We all Know That

This is clipped from the 1950 film Safe As You Think by General Motors. It received the 1950 award of the National Safety Council for the best film i...

New Building Presents Opportunity for Construction Safety Research

With funding from CPWR the Center for Construction Research and Training, Dr. Melissa Perry and her colleagues at George Washington University develop...

Dangerous elevated work practice

This photo of elevated work taking place near Cancun, Mexico shows workers without fall protection on a dangerous scaffold at great risk of falling....

Preventing Falls From Scaffolding

This toolbox talk was created by NIOSH and CPWR and covers the prevention of falls from scaffolding. The design allows workers to view a graphic while...

Giving Effective Toolbox Talks

This short Laborers' newsletter article describes 13 key elements for creating a toolbox talk that can make a difference on a construction site. The L...

Washington monument scaffolding

A free standing scaffolding was erected to deal with the damage done to the Washington Monument from an earthquake....

Training Package on Workplace Risk Assessment and Management for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

This ILO document is a training package aimed at owners and managers of small to medium-sized enterprises to help them improve risk assessment and man...

St. Louis Audit of Fall Risks, July 2011 Revision

This comprehensive audit tool for fall risks was revised in 2011. It covers the greatest fall risks during each stage of construction and specifically...