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Why Are So Many Construction Workers Being Electrocuted?

Information on the number of deaths from electrocution for both electricians and non-electricians, the causes of the deaths, and preventative measures...

Lockout/Tagout

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Lockout/Tagout describes the dangers of not following lockout/tagout procedures and discusses the steps that should be taken...

NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program

Link to the section of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s website that contains their FACE reports (Fatality Assessment and...

Motor Starter Circuits and Lockout/Tagout

An advisory warning that manual motor controllers not be used as disconnect switches as they may result in electrocution....

Improving Safety Can Save You Money

Provides data on the financial benefits of improving safety with information on direct and indirect costs of injuries and illnesses....

ABC's of Head Protection

Describes the protection provided by hard hats, how to inspect and maintain them....

Oregon OSHA Likely to Adopt New Rule For Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter Use

An announcement that Oregon will likely adopt a new rule regarding ground fault circuit interrupters that will increase safety....

Excavation Checklist and Trenching Log

A checklist to fill out prior to excavation to assure that all safety precautions have been followed and a sample daily log for trenching....

Causes of Roofer Deaths

A summary of research on the causes of roofers’ deaths 1992-1998 and gives suggestions on prevention....

Confined Space Entry - Permits

Training materials on confined space entry, including permits to enter, background on the hazards of confined spaces and procedures to follow to impro...