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Welder with a Harness

The welder is using a body harness with a fall arrest lanyard when welding. The harness must be inspected for holes that may be created from the weldi...

Physiological Monitoring for Heat Stress Management

Michael's Schmoldt's PowerPoint, presented at the AIHA Conference on June 1, 2015 in Salt Lake City, outlines a physiological monitoring program to pr...

Heat Stress in Construction

This presentation was given by Dr. Michele Twilley and Gavin West, MPH at the Chesapeake Region Safety Council's Annual Conference, April 8, 2014. The...

Drinking water on a hot job

One of the best ways to avoid heat-related illnesses on a construction job is to drink plenty of water, particularly at the beginning of the summer wh...

CPWR Resources on Latino Workers, Young Workers, and Small Businesses in the Construction Industry (January 2015)

This is a summary of resources on employment and health and safety issues for Latino workers, young workers, and small businesses. Each item has a des...

OSHA's Final Confined Space standard for Construction

OSHA is adding a new subpart to provide protections to employees working in confined spaces in construction. This new subpart replaces OSHA's one trai...

Toolbox Talk: Construction Worker Dies When He Leans Out of the Protective Cage of a Skid Steer Forklift and is Crushed

This Oregon-FACE toolbox talk is about a 32-year-old skidsteer operator who died after being crushed by a lift assembly while leaning out of his forkl...

Mechanic Killed Pouring Gasoline on Fire

This Oregon FACE toolbox talk is about a 37-year-old field mechanic who died when he tried to stoke a warming fire with gasoline. The recommendations:...

FY15 Fatalities and Catastrophes To Date

This spreadsheet was produced by OSHA containing fatalities and catastrophes the agency recorded in Fiscal Year 2015 though January 16, 2015. The spre...

Nanotechnology Follow-up for the National Safety Council Labor Division, Charlotte, NC, April 21, 2015

This large (33MB) PowerPoint is a followup to a webinar presentation in 2014 by Mark Hoover and Charles Geraci from NIOSH and Bruce Lippy from CPWR to...