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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...

Safety Watch case studies from Equipment World

Equipment World has created a series of case studies of incidents with construction equipment that are based on NIOSH FACE reports, as well as other s...

FY15 Fatalities and Catastrophes To Date

This spreadsheet was produced by OSHA containing fatalities and catastrophes the agency recorded in Fiscal Year 2015 though January 16, 2015. The spre...

Bending Toward Justice: How Latino Immigrants Became Community and Safety Leaders

This report is from a CPWR-financed collaboration of a New Jersey-based workers’ center called New Labor, researchers at Rutgers University, and imm...

Not An Accident: Preventable Deaths 2015

This report is released to mark Workers’ Memorial Week, a remembrance of those who have lost their lives at work. The event is observed nationwide ...

Recommended Practices for Protecting Temporary Workers

This set of recommendations by OSHA and NIOSH is focused on temporary workers. The agencies define these workers as those supplied to a host employer...

Welding Fume Data Entry Sheet

This spreadsheet was created by Mike Harris, Ph.D. CIH of Hamlin & Harris, Inc. Dr. Harris is a welding expert and is sharing this industrial hygiene...

Arc welding with grounding

This welder is performing flux-cored welding. The box contains the spool of consumable metal and the operation is grounded....

Arc welding power sources with extinguisher near by

These arc welding units have an extinguisher nearby in case of fire....