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Cal/OSHA Pocket Guide for the Construction Industry

The California Department of Industrial Relations, Department of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) published this pocket guide as a reference...

OSHA Fact Sheet: Controlling Hazardous Fume and Gases During Welding

This OSHA Fact Sheet provides a concise overview of health hazards from inhaling welding fumes and gases and provides general guidance for reducing ex...

Recommended Practices for Safety & Health Programs in Construction

This OSHA guidance document describes the implementation of comprehensive safety and health programs in construction, providing a flexible framework f...

OSHA Fact Sheet: Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution and Electrical Protective Equipment Final Rule

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) updated its Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution and its Electrical Prot...

Investigation of the March 23, 2015 Mast Climbing Scaffold Collapse during Dismantling at Raleigh, NC

This report describes the engineering investigation of a fatal mast climbing scaffold collapse that was conducted by OSHA’s Directorate of Construct...

Workplace Solutions: Preventing Worker Injuries and Deaths from Backing Construction Vehicles and Equipment at Roadway Construction Worksites

Workers on roadway construction worksites are exposed to possible injury and death from moving construction vehicles and equipment. This publication o...

Electricity and Tree Care Work: A Deadly Combination

Contact with electricity is one of the leading causes of death for tree care workers. This OSHA information booklet describes fatal incidents and how...

Falling Off Ladders Can Kill: Use Them Safely /Las caídas desde escaleras pueden ser mortales

Falls from ladders can be prevented and lives can be saved by following the safe work practices described in this booklet....

OSHA Fact Sheet: Ladder Jack Scaffolds, Supported Scaffolds

A ladder jack scaffold is a system designed to perform activities such as installing building exteriors, trim, and finishes. Contractors widely use la...

OSHA NOAA Fact Sheet: Lightning Safety When Working Outdoors

This fact sheet provides employers and workers at outdoor worksites with lightning safety recommendations from the Occupational Safety and Health Admi...