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Worker with proper PPE

Worker wearing proper eye protection, hard hat, gloves, harness and a toolbelt...

Falls Through Holes and Openings

This toolbox talk was created by NIOSH and CPWR and covers the hazards of falling through holes and openings. The design allows workers to view a grap...

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...

Good temporary lighting

This image shows good use of temporary lighting and proper storage of materials prior to use....

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...

3M Technical Bulletin: Personal Protective Equipment and Residential Wildland Fire Cleanup

This 2007 guidance from 3M covers the potential cleanup hazards faced by workers and homeowners after a wildland fire in residential areas. The guide...

Keeping Workers Safe During Hurricane Sandy Cleanup and Recovery

This OSHA Factsheet from November 2012 reviews the potential hazards posed to workers cleaning up the damage from Hurricane Sandy and recommends prote...

Construction Research at NIOSH: Reviews of the Research Programs of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - Executive Summary

A review of NIOSH construction research programs between 1996 and 2005 and related recommendations....

Burn Injuries among Roofers

Case examples of roofers who have suffered burn injuries and steps to prevent such injuries....

Injuries Are Not Accidents: Construction Will Be Safe When It's Designed to Be Safe (Case Study 4 from Lessons Learned - Solutions for Workplace Safety and Health

Case study on hazardous conditions and actions that could be taken to prevent these conditions, including implementing an occupational safety and heal...