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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...

New NIOSH software for monitoring H&S of emergency responders

NIOSH Emergency Response and Preparedness Office (EPRO) has created a free software platform called ERHMS Info Manager™ to track and monitor emergen...

OSHA Resources for Hurricane Response and Recovery

OSHA has many safety and health resources on its webpages for hurricane and flood response and recovery. To make it easier to find information by haza...

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...

Understanding the new OSHA standards for Silica dust in the construction industry

To help the industry better understand and comply with the new OSHA standards for Silica dust, CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training...

Silent Killer in a Newly Constructed Manhole

OSHA powerpoint describes the industrial hygiene findings in a fatality investigation. The fatality occurred in a newly constructed manhole from the d...

OSHA Fatal Facts: Asphyxiation in Sewer Line Manhole

This OSHA Fact Sheet describes a fatality from asphyxiation in a manhole and provides workers and employers with guidance for prevention....

Excavation Safety- Instructor Version

Oregon OSHA published this instructor training guide on excavation that uses workbook pages accompanied by instructor note pages as a tool for trainin...

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...

Michigan FACE Information Sheet: Look for Mobile Equipment Blind Spots

This Michigan Fatality Assessment and Control Report reviews fatal back-up injuries caused by vehicle blind spots and presents measures for prevention...