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Personal Protective Equipment for Female Construction Workers: Does it Fit?

A short report developed by researchers at the Mt. Sinai Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health based on focus groups with female construction worke...

Crane Signal Person

When hoisting loads to a roof, provide a trained crane signal person. There are 19 official crane signals and the employer must have documentation th...

FY15 Fatalities and Catastrophes To Date

This spreadsheet was produced by OSHA containing fatalities and catastrophes the agency recorded in Fiscal Year 2015 though January 16, 2015. The spre...

Recommended Practices for Protecting Temporary Workers

This set of recommendations by OSHA and NIOSH is focused on temporary workers. The agencies define these workers as those supplied to a host employer...

Guard for tripping hazard

A good way to alert workers to tripping hazards is to cover short protrusions with prominent sections of plastic conduit spray-painted orange....

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...

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...

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...

AEM Pictorial Database

The AEM Pictorial Database was developed to assist designers and technical illustrators in communicating effective safety messages through the use of...

Workers’ Compensation Insurance: A Primer for Public Health

This guidance document came out of NIOSH-sponsored workshops in September 2009 and June 2012 on the use of workers’ compensation data for occupation...