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More construction workers die on the job than any other U.S. workforce

This image is one of five from an infographic on U.S. deaths from falls. This information is from the CPWR Construction Chart Book, Chart 38a and depi...

Falls_#1_killer_construction_workers

This image is one of five from an infographic on U.S. deaths from falls. This information is from the Construction Chart Book, Page 43, Chart 43a and...

%Deaths_by_Height

This graphic is one of five taken from an infographic created by CPWR. The data for this graphic came from a poster presentation by CPWR's Data Center...

Fire extinguisher inspection

This construction manager is checking an extinguisher housed in a job-built holder that meets OSHA's 1926.150(a)(3) requirement for firefighting equip...

First aid kit, infection control kit and airhorn

Station in construction trailer where first aid kit, infection control kit and air horn are located. The latter is used to warn everyone on site of an...

GFCI protection on jobsite

This electrical box on the construction site has ground fault circuit interrupters on all outlets to be used with portable equipment....

Guard for tripping hazard

A good way to alert workers to tripping hazards is to cover short protrusions with prominent sections of plastic conduit spray-painted orange....

Guarding around duct chase

This guarding around a chase that contains vertical ducts and pipes is substantial and includes a toe-board so items can't be kicked onto workers on t...

Guarding of elevator shaft

Elevator shafts pose serious fall hazards and need to be properly guarded, as has been done here. Plastic sheeting keeps dust and debris from falling...

Guarding of floor hole

Proper guarding of a potentially deadly floor hole. Orange paint makes the guarding more prominent....