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Diversity in construction - close up of crew

This crew on a large commercial project in McLean, Virginia reflects the growing diversity in construction....

Emergency Plan

Every site should have an emergency plan that informs workers where to go in case of an emergency. A map is an easy way to communicate exit routes and...

Drinking water on a hot job

One of the best ways to avoid heat-related illnesses on a construction job is to drink plenty of water, particularly at the beginning of the summer wh...

Wear layered clothing

To ward off cold working construction in winter, wear several layers of clothing....

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...

Lead paint removed from structural beam

The original structural beams in the older section of this facility had been painted with red lead (lead oxide) paint. A licensed lead paint abatement...

Hand washing station

Good hand hygiene on construction can prevent dermatitis. Permanent structures, like this, with soap dispensers can be effective in reducing exposure...

Pecados Ajenos

Telenovela, Pecados Ajenos, pone de relieve la importancia de la seguridad de los trabajadores en una obra perteneciente a la protección contra ca...

Lista de peligros: Equipos y Ropa de Protección Personal

Lista de verificación proporcionada por el Fondo de Compensación de Seguros del Estado de California para ayudar a los contratistas asegurarse de qu...

Lista de peligros: Herramientas de Mano y Equipos Portátiles

Lista de verificación proporcionada por el Fondo de Compensación de Seguros del Estado de California para ayudar a los contratistas asegurarse de qu...