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Danger! Power Lines Above

Overhead power lines can prove fatal to workers on aluminum ladders or equipment operators and nearby workers when cranes contact the lines. Warning s...

Hand Tools - Tips to Choose and Use Them Safely

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Hand Tools address choosing and using appropriate hand tools to avoid accidents and ergonomic injuries. Click on the followi...

From 1990-2013, 442 Hispanics Died on the Job in NJ

This infographic provides key information about the 442 Hispanic, primarily construction workers who died in NJ from 1990 to 2013, including their sex...

Danger! Equipment Hits Overhead Lines

This DOE report is an Operating Experience Level 3 document which is intended to inform senior headquarters and field management about an event involv...

Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect

This is the 24th edition of the AFL-CIO Health and Safety Division's Death on the Job annual review. It reports on several key trends. Latino workers...

Securing electrical cables

Electrical cables should be secured to prevent them hanging. This prevents workers from hitting the low hanging cable....

Putting on Electrical Gloves

This electrician is putting on his Class 0 electrical gloves to protect himself from a shock hazard. Class 0 gloves offer protection up to 1000 volts....

Overhead power line warning signs

Overhead power lines are often hit by equipment and result in many fatalities. Putting visible signs can alert the drive that they are near the lines....

Safe Use of Ladders and Stepladders: A Brief Guide

This guidance from the British Health and Safety Executive was designed for employers to safely use ladders and stepladders, but should also be useful...

Checking outlet with GFCI Tester

After a Ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) outlet is wired, a tester is used to check that is was wired correctly. Many companies check these on...