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An Analysis of Fatal Events in the Construction Industry 2000

Descriptions of the 637 fatal events inspected by OSHA resulting from accidents which occurred in construction during calendar year 2000....

An Analysis of Fatal Events in the Construction Industry 1997

Descriptions of the 604 fatal events inspected by OSHA resulting from accidents which occurred in construction during calendar year 1997....

Roadway Safety: Instructor Manual

A manual that helps a trainer provide information on a variety of roadway hazards, such as electrical, falls, slips and trips and ergonomics. Part of...

Roadway Safety Awareness Program: Trainee Booklet

A training booklet that gives an overview of a variety of roadway hazards, such as electrical, falls, slips and trips and ergonomics. It is geared to...

Roadway Safety: Excavation

A handout describing dangers of building and working in trenches. Discusses the nature of the danger, ways to prevent cave-ins and other safety tips.P...

Preventing Injuries When Working with Hydraulic Excavators and Backhoe Loaders

Case studies of workers killed when hit by excavators or loaders and controls that should be instituted to avoid injuries and deaths in these situatio...

When Workers Die

Links to a three-part New York Times series highlighting the failure of the U.S. government to take strong action after investigating workplace deaths...

The first line of defense from cave-ins: The Competent Person

Discusses the role of the competent person in preventing cave-ins as well as details of inspections that should be completed and discipline for not fo...

OSHA's "$AFETY PAYS" Program

This is a free, interactive software program from OSHA intended to help employers estimate the direct and indirect costs of an injury or illness and c...

Excessive Exposure to Silica in the US Construction Industry

Exposures to respirable dust and silica were investigated among 36 construction sites in the USA. This study indicated that silica exposures are gross...