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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...

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...

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...

Oregon OSHA: Tools and Techniques for Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)

This Oregon OSHA document guides employees and supervisors through a workshop that uses several examples of Job Hazard Analyses to teach them how to i...