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Safety Watch case studies from Equipment World

Equipment World has created a series of case studies of incidents with construction equipment that are based on NIOSH FACE reports, as well as other s...

Overlapping Vulnerabilities: The Occupational Health and Safety of Young Immigrant Workers in Small Construction Firms

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) joined forces to produce this re...

FY15 Fatalities and Catastrophes To Date

This spreadsheet was produced by OSHA containing fatalities and catastrophes the agency recorded in Fiscal Year 2015 though January 16, 2015. The spre...

Not An Accident: Preventable Deaths 2015

This report is released to mark Workers’ Memorial Week, a remembrance of those who have lost their lives at work. The event is observed nationwide â...

Getting the most out of the IUOE Toolbox Talks

Toolbox talks have been the main tool for communicating safety information on construction jobs for decades. Unfortunately, there has been little res...

Carelessness Causes Accidents We all Know That

This is clipped from the 1950 film Safe As You Think by General Motors. It received the 1950 award of the National Safety Council for the best film i...

Blaming the Victims of Workplace Accidents

As in this clip, many employers today (and in the past) blame workplace accidents on workers rather than look at hazardous job conditions. In the pas...

Trench Collapse Hazard

The danger of a worker being buried in a soil collapse has been known for many years. But in the US and around the world, workers continue to die and...

Canary used for testing for carbon monoxide

In the early part of the 20th century, miners in Great Britain and the United States took caged canaries into coalmines in order to provide warning of...

Carbon Monoxide Death in an Underground Copper Mine

The primary danger with carbon monoxide is that it cannot be easily detected. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas, and thus gives...