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Fatality Narrative: Painter Electrocuted When Elevating Boom Manlift Contacts Powerline

Washington State Department of Labor narrative of a fatal accident when a painter in an aerial lift touched power lines, was electrocuted, and fell....

NIOSH Suggested Guidance for Supervisors at Disaster Rescue Sites

Link to NIOSH guidance document for Supervisors at Disaster Rescue Sites, which includes recommendations for a written work plan and safety checklists...

The Absolutely Essential Health and Safety Toolkit for the Smaller Construction Contractor

Link to an HSE publication containing illustrations, brief information about some workplace deaths related to the safety problems, and references to...

Construction Fatalities 2001: Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

Charts and tables on construction fatalities from the Census of Fatal Occupational Industries, offered in both pdf and Powerpoint format....

Chipping the Barrel: Hazards of Cleaning Ready-Mixed Concrete Trucks

Cleaning the drum in cement trucks entails confined space, lockout/tagout, noise and respiratory dangers – here is the proper way to address each ha...

CPSC Electrical Testing Meter Recall

Greenlee Textron, Inc. (Greenlee) is recalling about 650 CM-700 and CM-750 electrical testing meters....

Aerial Lift Safety

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Aerial Lift Safety provides information on safety procedures to follow before, and during, aerial lift use. Click on the fol...

Women in the Construction Workplace: Providing Equitable Safety and Health Protection

Study and recommendations based on the work of the ACCSH Health and Safety of Women in Construction. The focus is on the prevalence of a hostile workp...

How We Can Better Learn from Electrical Accidents

Discusses the benefits of having a large database of information about electrical safety accidents and near-misses to help make decisions on equipme...

World Trade Center New Employee Orientation

An in-depth training program for new employees at the World Trade Center Site, covering topics such as PPE wear, hazards of the site and emergency pro...