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Washington FACE Report: Framer Falls 18 Feet while Sheathing Roof

In February of 2016, a 53-year-old framer died when he fell 18 feet from the residential roof he was sheathing....

Washington FACE Report: Carpenter Falls 60 Feet from Bridge Concrete Form

In March 2015, a 34-year-old journeyman carpenter died when he fell 60 feet from a concrete form suspended below a bridge. The victim was employed by...

Unmanned aerial vehicles in construction and worker safety

This article in the Journal of Industrial Medicine examines the occupational safety and health implications, both positive and negative, of the dramat...

Fall Hazards in Commercial Construction: Lessons Learned from a Unique Opportunity

This study explores fall hazards at a commercial construction site, focusing on carpenters, electricians, ironworkers, painters and roofers, while uti...

Evaluating Fall Safety Compliance among Skilled Trades in Construction

This CPWR Small Study evaluates fall safety among members of five constructions trades: Carpenters, Electricians, Ironworkers, Painters, and Roofers,...

Effectiveness of OSHA Outreach Training on Construction Work-Related Injury Rates- Final Report

This CPWR Small Study explores the effectiveness of OSHA Outreach Training on rates of workers' compensation injury claims and related outcomes by exa...

Arborist being raised by crane to trim trees

This arborist is being raised on a boatswain's chair to access the tops of trees. This is a very dangerous practice that OSHA does not allow except un...

Protecting Construction Workers in Confined Spaces: Small Entity Compliance Guide

This guide is intended to help small businesses comply with OSHA's Confined Spaces standard. It addresses the most common compliance issues that emp...

Oregon FACE Report: Worker Falls When Ladder Slips

The Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Program (OR-FACE) describes the death of a 55-year old construction contractor who died when his...

Issue Brief: Results from the Survey on Working Women

This issue brief published by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau highlights the findings of the 2016 survey that was conducted to ident...