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Hand Tools Checklist

A checklist on hand tools, including items such as hazard identification, selection and inspection. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' bu...

Fiberglass Checklist

A checklist for fiberglass exposure, including hazard ID and communication, training, work practices and PPE. Part of a collection. Click on the 'coll...

An Analysis of Fatal Events in the Construction Industry 2001

An in-depth analysis of fatal construction incidents in 2001 based on OSHA inspections, including cause of incident and comparisons with previous year...

Ladders

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Ladder Safety describes safety tips for using ladders, statistics on injuries, steps that you can take to protect yourself a...

Deadly Trades

Discussion of a nine-month investigation by the Houston Chronicle that found that some, and perhaps many, of the deaths, illnesses and injuries in the...

Work Injuries, Illnesses also Watched by OSHA

A newspaper article talking about the fact that there are often violations in construction companies on reporting of injuries and deaths, skewing the...

New York Alberta : Surcharge for Safety

A newspaper article on safety describes the New York surcharge on workers’ comp premiums that is used for training. There is evidence that the train...

Home was no Haven

A newspaper article talking about a worker exposed to asbestos whose family died from exposure when he brought home clothes with asbestos on them. He...

Bitter Pill for Workers when Legal Stakes are High

A discussion about controversy surrounding testing of asbestosis in Beaumont Texas. Claims were made that tests were used that reduced the odds that a...

Workers Comp in Texas

Describes a workers’ comp law in Texas that is being challenged as being stacked against injured workers. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collec...