Search Results

OSHA Construction Industry Digest

This updated informational booklet is intended to provide an overview of frequently used OSHA standards in the Construction industry. Employers and em...

Avoiding Fatalities: Worker Dies After Being Run Over by a Caterpiller

This animated video was based on a NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) accident report (specifically, Taken from FACE summary –...

Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect

This is the 24th edition of the AFL-CIO Health and Safety Division's Death on the Job annual review. It reports on several key trends. Latino workers...

Foundation Bracing

This is an engineered bracing for a foundation. There are vertical steel supports driven into the ground and horizontal wood support to hold the earth...

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 ...

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...

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...