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Washington FACE Report: Construction Laborer Falls When Ladder Breaks

In January of 2016, a 53-year-old construction laborer was injured and later died after an extension ladder he was climbing broke and he fell 12 feet....

2-hr Generator Safety Awareness Module 2 - Portable Generators

Developed by the International Union of Operating Engineers, this PowerPoint is one module out of three, all of which are part of a 2-hour Generator S...

2-hr Generator Safety Awareness Student Guide

Developed by the International Union of Operating Engineers, this student guide is part of a 2-hour Generator Safety Awareness Program. It contains in...

2-hr Generator Safety Awareness Instructor Guide

Developed by the International Union of Operating Engineers, this instructor guide is part of a 2-hour Generator Safety Awareness Program. It describe...

Unmanned aerial vehicles in construction and worker safety

This article in the Journal of Industrial Medicine examines the occupational safety and health implications, both positive and negative, of the dramat...

Fall Hazards in Commercial Construction: Lessons Learned from a Unique Opportunity

This study explores fall hazards at a commercial construction site, focusing on carpenters, electricians, ironworkers, painters and roofers, while uti...

Evaluating Fall Safety Compliance among Skilled Trades in Construction

This CPWR Small Study evaluates fall safety among members of five constructions trades: Carpenters, Electricians, Ironworkers, Painters, and Roofers,...

Near Miss Information Visualization Application for BIM- Final Report

A near miss database was created in commercially-available BIM design software to allow construction site personnel to report near misses and visualiz...

Owners' Role in Facilitating Designing for Construction Safety

This research paper recounts the exploratory empirical research performed on a promising safety intervention concept, design for construction safety...

Arborist being raised by crane to trim trees

This arborist is being raised on a boatswain's chair to access the tops of trees. This is a very dangerous practice that OSHA does not allow except un...