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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...

OSHA Fact Sheet: Confined Spaces in Construction: Pits

This OSHA Fact Sheet highlights the confined space hazards encountered in construction pits and describes requirements for reducing those hazards....

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...

Oregon FACE Report: Collapsed roof trusses kill carpenter foreman

The Oregon Fatalaty Assessment and Control Evaluation Program (OR-FACE) developed recommneations following the death of a carpenter when roof trusses...

Hazard Alert: Plan. Provide. Train. Prevent Fall Injuries & Deaths

This hazard alert presents specific examples of construction workers who were seriously injured or died from skull fractures from work-related falls a...

Oregon OSHA: Tools and Techniques for Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)

This Oregon OSHA document guides employees and supervisors through a workshop that uses several examples of Job Hazard Analyses to teach them how to i...

Oregon OSHA: Hearing Conservation Program- Instructor Guide

This instructor’s manual was published as an introduction to Oregon OSHA's rule for controlling noise in the workplace. It addresses the following l...

Kentucky FACE Report: 19-Year-Old Construction Laborer Crushed in Trench Collapse While Laying Sewage Pipe

On June 11, 2015, a 19-year-old construction laborer (the victim), a construction foreman, and three other construction laborers were in a parking lot...

Kentucky FACE Report:Temporary Electrician Helper Steps into Unguarded Elevator Shaft and Dies

On July 16, 2014, a 34-year-old temporary electrician helper was laying out light fixtures to be installed in a commercial construction project when h...

Kentucky FACE Report: Construction Flagger Struck and Killed in Two-Lane Highway Work Zone

On January 20, 2014, a 36-year-old flagger entered a two-lane highway with his back towards oncoming traffic and was struck and killed by a 2010 red T...