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Hard Hat Exemption Program

A funny article saying that you can be exempted from wearing a hardhat if your head meets the hardhat specifications such as being able to be underwat...

Ready Mixed Concrete Truck Drivers: Work-Related Hazards and Recommendations for Controls

An in-depth report on the hazards faced by ready-mix concrete drivers, statistics and suggestions for improving their health and safety....

Surveillance of Construction Workers in North Carolina, Ohio, and Missouri :Summary of Final report to CPWR: January 2001

An in-depth report on the cause of death in construction workers in North Carolina over a 10 year period, including recommendations on improving healt...

Investigating Accidents

A presentation for a course on accidents, including definitions of accidents, and information on how to identify and handle them and how to find out w...

Housekeeping at Construction Sites

A description of the dangers of poor housekeeping and suggestions on how to reduce accidents through better clean-up procedures....

Bright Idea #4 : The "Binford Crab" Clamp

Describes a new tool that can be used to lift and hold heavy, metal pieces as they are welded together, making the job safer and more efficient. It is...

Contractor Safety a Growing Issue

A presentation on the necessity and benefits of having a comprehensive safety program and an introduction to the requirements of a program....

Safety & Health Program

A template for a safety and health program that is applicable to construction....

Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Construction Projects

Detailed description of changes to Canada’s Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Construction Projects...

An Investigation of Surface Slip Resistance On Structural Steel

A study designed to measure slip-resistant paints for structural steel in order to prevent falls by structural steel erectors....