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Bright Idea #2 : Post and Bracket Railing System

Workers developed a post and bracket system to form a safety railing around a construction hole, which can be easily taken down and replaced when acce...

Bright Idea #3 : Pipe Wrench Stand

Describes a lightweight pipe-wrench stand that holds one wrench in place while another is used, for 2-wrench jobs. Reduces ergonomic stress. Part of a...

A Performance Goal for Construction Safety and Health

CPWR researcher proposes a national goal of fewer than three deaths per 200 million man-hours of work in the US construction industry. The goal is bas...

Hazard Alert: Heat Stress in Construction

Hazard alert card describing the dangers of heat stress and dehydration in construction, and steps one can take to reduce this danger...

The Steel Toe : Electrical Safety

Using GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrrupter) outlets can greatly reduce electrocution hazards when working with power tools....

The Steel Toe : Temporary Wiring Can be Hazardous

The temporary wiring on a construction site constitutes a significant workplace hazard. Here are some tips to reduce the danger....

The Steel Toe Power Tools : Powerful Shock

Handout with a series of tips on how to avoid being electrocuted by your handheld power tools....

Eye Protection in the Workplace

A one-page OSHA handout describing workplace eye injuries and eye protection....

Lyme Disease Facts

An OSHA handout describing Lyme Disease exposures and prevention aimed at outdoor workers....

Small Engines Produce Hazardous Levels of Carbon Monoxide

Discussion of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning when using gasoline-powered pressure-washers inside buildings. Poisonings occurred in several cases even...