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Fire Precautions for Welding

Hot welding and cutting work poses a risk of fire. This article lists precautions that can help prevent fires on the job when welding or cutting....

Chipping the Barrel: Hazards of Cleaning Ready-Mixed Concrete Trucks

Cleaning the drum in cement trucks entails confined space, lockout/tagout, noise and respiratory dangers – here is the proper way to address each ha...

Silicosis in Sandblasters: A Case Study Adapted for Use in U.S. High Schools

A training booklet for high school students about silica exposures and lung damage, focusing on 10 sandblasters who had silicosis....

Preventing Muskuloskeletal Disorders in Construction Workers

Describes different types of musculoskeletal disorders, both work and non-work related risk factors for them, and steps that can be taken to minimize...

Electrical Safety: Safety & Health for Electrical Trades (Student Manual)

Student manual on electrical safety with information on recognizing, evaluating and avoiding hazards related to electricity....

Aerial Lift Safety in Construction

Provides information on the causes of deaths on various types of aerial lifts, the trades most often involved and suggestions to avoid death and injur...

Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators, and Conveyors-Subpart N Section 6

An in-depth presentation on regulations covering cranes, derricks, helicopters, hoists, and conveyors, hazards commonly seen while using them and a qu...

BUILT Instructor's Manual

An instructor's manual for the BUILT program with in-depth materials for discussions, lectures and activities.Part of a collection. Click on the 'coll...

Direct Reading Devices

A guide produced by the British Occupational Health Society on selecting and using spectrometry, ionization, chromatography, and other instruments. C...

BUILT - Construction Workers' Guide

A handbook on the dangers of smoking, how smoking interacts with respiratory hazards in the construction workplace, and tips on making the workplace s...