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Fatality Narrative: Worker Struck by Vehicle When Exiting Trench in Roadway

Washington State Department of Labor narrative of a fatal accident when a passing car struck a member of an underground utility crew....

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...

Trenches & Excavations case study

A case study of a laborer dying in a trenching cave-in, including preventative measures. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' button to ac...

World Trade Center New Employee Orientation

An in-depth training program for new employees at the World Trade Center Site, covering topics such as PPE wear, hazards of the site and emergency pro...

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...

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....