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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....

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...

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...

OSHA Fact Sheet: Is 911 Your Confined Space Rescue Plan?

This OSHA fact sheet provides guidelines for both employers and emergency service providers in permit-required confined spaces. In addition to outlini...

OSHA Outreach Training Program Requirements

This OSHA guide lists the requirements and procedures for trainers who have been authorized to conduct training through the OSHA Outreach Training Pro...