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PESO: Excavations

Brief description of steps to take to avoid a cave-in during an excavation. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' button to access the other...

CPWR Technical Report: Analysis of Work-Related Safety & Health Hazards of Unrepresented Workers in the Iron Working Industry

This study looked at the work-related safety and health hazards of unrepresented workers in the iron working industry. Interviews were with 87 non-uni...

CPWR Return on Investment Calculator

A description of CPWR’s Return on Investment (ROI) Calculator including a link to the site....

OSHA Quick Card: Working Safely in Trenches

Brief description of steps to protect yourself when working in a trench....

Inspecting Occupational Safety and Health in the Construction Industry

International Labor Organization handbook is designed to help provide information and training for inspectors. It contains information on key safety...

1026

There should be construction signs and barricades around the excavation area. If excavation is deeper than 5 feet, a ladder and sloping or shoring is...

Lessons Learned from Las Vegas

After 12 workers die in 18 months in Las Vegas on Strip construction projects, 7,000 construction workers on the CityCenter and Cosmopolitan worksites...

Managing Power Line Hazards

In-depth information on power line hazards including typical accidents, ways to manage the problems, underground hazards, planning and dealing with em...

Construction Machinery Fatalities (Report# 47-17-2009)

This Washington state Department of Labor report summarizes fatalities related to construction machinery in Washington State from 1998 to 2008....

Power Line Hazard Awareness

Training on power line hazard awareness, including lessons from the past and a variety of class problems....