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Cold Checklist

A checklist on hypothermia including hazard identification, training and protective clothing. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' button t...

Accident Fax 01

Description of an incident where a worker got oil on his boots which caused him to fall when descending a ladder....

Chemical Spills Checklist

Checklist on handling of hazardous chemical spills, including emergency action plans and hazardous materials business plans. Part of a collection. Cli...

Accident Fax 02

Describes an incident where a second day apprentice suffered a crushed hand when he was sent alone to pick up a load of steel with a carry deck crane....

Ladders

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Ladder Safety describes safety tips for using ladders, statistics on injuries, steps that you can take to protect yourself a...

An Analysis of Fatal Events in the Construction Industry 2001

An in-depth analysis of fatal construction incidents in 2001 based on OSHA inspections, including cause of incident and comparisons with previous year...

Work Injuries, Illnesses also Watched by OSHA

A newspaper article talking about the fact that there are often violations in construction companies on reporting of injuries and deaths, skewing the...

New York Alberta : Surcharge for Safety

A newspaper article on safety describes the New York surcharge on workers’ comp premiums that is used for training. There is evidence that the train...

Road to Regulation Paved with Conflicting Intentions

Discusses the conflict that often arises between protecting workers via strong regulations and dealing with large construction firms who oppose the re...

Workers Comp in Texas

Describes a workers’ comp law in Texas that is being challenged as being stacked against injured workers. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collec...