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Trenching

An article on trenching incidents in Illinois with a description of safety issues, statistics, regulations and ways to improve safety...

Respiratory Protection

Template for a respiratory protection program...

Confined Space Entry

A presentation on the confined space standard, including definitions, explanations of hazards and information on how to comply....

Excavation and Safety Program - Worker's Manual

Information on the aspects of an excavation and trenching safety program with a focus on the worker. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' b...

Contractor Safety a Growing Issue

A presentation on the necessity and benefits of having a comprehensive safety program and an introduction to the requirements of a program....

Hazard Communication

A template for a hazard communication safety program, focused on awareness of chemical hazards....

Safety & Health Program

A template for a safety and health program that is applicable to construction....

Excavation and Trenching Safety Program - Project Manager's Manual

An in-depth manual on how to set up an excavation and trenching safety program – focused on the project manager. Part of a collection. Click on the...

Gas From Nearby Nitroglycerin Blast Kills Worker in Manhole 3/4 Hour Later

A case study of a sewer worker who was killed 45 minutes after nitroglycerin-based explosives were set off underground about 50 feet away, due to the...

Encyclopedia of Occupational Safety & Health : Chapter 93 - Construction

A comprehensive overview of health and safety in construction worldwide, including trades, typical hazards, methods of prevention, regulations, manage...