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Washington FACE Report: Pipelayer Dies when Trench Wall Collapses

In January 2016, a 36-year-old pipelayer died when the wall of the trench he was working in collapsed and buried him....

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...

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...

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 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...