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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...

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....

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...

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: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: 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...

Massachusetts Occupational Fatality Report: Municipal Foreman Killed When Struck by a Backhoe Loader Outrigger While in an Excavation

This MA FACE program document describes an incident involving a dump truck and backhoe that lead to the death of a general foreman who was repairing a...