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OSHA Residential Construction page

Describes OSHA standards that apply to residential construction. Also provides a variety of resources on safety and health programs, training and dire...

Fatality Narrative: Bullldozer Operator Killed in Rollover on Icy Slope

A FACE report from WISHA describes the death of an operating engineer (IUOE), who was not wearing a seatbelt and was crushed to death in Washington st...

Fatality Narrative: Sheet Metal Worker Falls Through Opening in Roof

The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (WISHA program) reports on an investigation of a sheet metal worker's death after falling throug...

GRASSROOTS: Workplace Protection

Report produced by the Occupational Safety and Health State Plan Association (OSHPA) covering state plan activities for 2009, including initiatives on...

ANSI/ISEA 107-1999 American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel

Describes a voluntary standard, ANSI/ISEA 107-1999, for high-visibility apparel and discusses how to select the proper garment....

Informing Regulatory Decisions: 2009 Report to Congress on the Cost and Benefits of Federal Regulations and Unfunded Mandates on State, Local, and Tribal Entities

A 2009 U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) report required by Congress reviewed 98 major federal regulations and found the benefits exceeded th...

The first line of defense from cave-ins: The Competent Person

Discusses the role of the competent person in preventing cave-ins as well as details of inspections that should be completed and discipline for not fo...

Fatality Case Study, Multi-Employer, Residential Construction

Presentation on safety hazards in residential construction, including OSHA policies and citations, typical hazards, and handling sub-contractors....

Introduction to the New Subpart R

An introduction to the new Subpart R regulation covering employers involved in steel erection, including definitions, fall protection training, and pr...

NIOSH - Respirator Users Notice; Dust/Mist Filsters Approved Under Title 30 CFR, Part 11

NIOSH recommends replacing any respirator produced and approved under 30 CFR Part 11 with filters approved under 42 CFR Part 84....