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Introduction to the New Subpart R

An introduction to the new Subpart R regulation covering employers involved in steel erection, including definitions, fall protection training, and pr...

NIOSH Suggested Guidance for Supervisors at Disaster Rescue Sites

Link to NIOSH guidance document for Supervisors at Disaster Rescue Sites, which includes recommendations for a written work plan and safety checklists...

The Absolutely Essential Health and Safety Toolkit for the Smaller Construction Contractor

Link to an HSE publication containing illustrations, brief information about some workplace deaths related to the safety problems, and references to...

Construction Fatalities 2001: Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

Charts and tables on construction fatalities from the Census of Fatal Occupational Industries, offered in both pdf and Powerpoint format....

Women in the Construction Workplace: Providing Equitable Safety and Health Protection

Study and recommendations based on the work of the ACCSH Health and Safety of Women in Construction. The focus is on the prevalence of a hostile workp...

NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program

Link to the section of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s website that contains their FACE reports (Fatality Assessment and...

Whose Job is it? Housekeeping Needs Attention

Short article on the need for good housekeeping and the suggestion that contracts should spell out responsibilities, as should managers....

Improving Safety Can Save You Money

Provides data on the financial benefits of improving safety with information on direct and indirect costs of injuries and illnesses....

Excavation Checklist and Trenching Log

A checklist to fill out prior to excavation to assure that all safety precautions have been followed and a sample daily log for trenching....

Lack of Employee Enforcement is Main Barrier to Road Worker PPE Use (ISEA)

Describes the results of a survey of workers on roadway construction sites on PPE use for a variety of types of equipment and barriers to wearing the...