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

This article highlights a study exploring fall hazards at a commercial construction site, focusing on carpenters, electricians, ironworkers, painters...

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...

Silent Killer in a Newly Constructed Manhole

OSHA powerpoint describes the industrial hygiene findings in a fatality investigation. The fatality occurred in a newly constructed manhole from the d...

Excavation Safety- Instructor Version

Oregon OSHA published this instructor training guide on excavation that uses workbook pages accompanied by instructor note pages as a tool for trainin...

Protecting Construction Workers in Confined Spaces: Small Entity Compliance Guide

This guide is intended to help small businesses comply with OSHA's Confined Spaces standard. It addresses the most common compliance issues that emp...

Worker Falls When Ladder Slips

The Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Program (OR-FACE) describes the death of a 55-year old construction contractor who died when his...

OSHA Fact Sheet: Confined Spaces in Construction: Pits

This OSHA Fact Sheet highlights the confined space hazards encountered in construction pits and describes requirements for reducing those hazards....