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Washington FACE Report: Carpenter Falls 60 Feet from Bridge Concrete Form

In March 2015, a 34-year-old journeyman carpenter died when he fell 60 feet from a concrete form suspended below a bridge. The victim was employed by...

Washington FACE Report: Pipelayer Dies when Trench Wall Collapses

In January 2016, a 36-year-old pipelayer died when the wall of the trench he was working in collapsed and buried him....

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...

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...

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...