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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...

Understanding the new OSHA standards for Silica dust in the construction industry

To help the industry better understand and comply with the new OSHA standards for Silica dust, CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training...

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...

OSHA Fatal Facts: Asphyxiation in Sewer Line Manhole

This OSHA Fact Sheet describes a fatality from asphyxiation in a manhole and provides workers and employers with guidance for prevention....

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...

Issue Brief: Results from the Survey on Working Women

This issue brief published by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau highlights the findings of the 2016 survey that was conducted to ident...

Hazard Alert: Plan. Provide. Train. Prevent Fall Injuries & Deaths

This hazard alert presents specific examples of construction workers who were seriously injured or died from skull fractures from work-related falls a...