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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...

OSHA's Crystaline Silica Rule for Construction

This is an in-depth power-point initially presented at the 1/2017 World of Concrete Conference. It provides an overview of new silica rule to help sa...

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...

New Jersey FACE Report: Plant Manager Crushed to Death Under Fallen Pile of Steel Beams

A 65-year-old male plant manager was killed after a pile of steel beams fell over and crushed him. The incident occurred in the yard of a steel beam p...

Oregon FACE Report: Crane Operator Killed By Falling Steel Beam

A 40-year old crane operator was killed when a 35-foot (5600 lb) H-beam fell crushing the crane cab and striking him in the head. During a pile drivin...

New Jersey FACE Report: Mechanic Dies After Being Crushed Under Electrical Cabinet

A 62-year-old male mechanic died after being crushed by a 993.5-pound electrical cabinet he was working on tipped over. The incident occurred in a dec...

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...

Kentucky Hazard Alert: Roofing and Construction Workers Killed Due to High Winds

This hazard alert issued by the Kentucky FACE program provides two case studies of construction fatalities due to high winds. The alert warns employer...

The Workplace and Health

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in collaboration with National Public Radio and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, conducted a poll of wor...