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Job-Built Ladders

Provides specifications for crafting a job-built ladder....

Masonry Information Bulletin - Good Scaffold Practices 1 - From the Ground Up

Describes the steps that should be taken to install scaffolds safely, focusing on mudsills, baseplates and leveling screws. Includes a quiz. Part of a...

Horizontal Fall Arrest System

A discussion of horizontal fall arrest systems, including the different types of systems, OSHA requirements for the systems, common applications and d...

Investigating Accidents

A presentation for a course on accidents, including definitions of accidents, and information on how to identify and handle them and how to find out w...

How to Select a Full-Body Harness

Discusses the importance of having a safety harness and how to select, maintain and don them to increase safety....

Preventing Worker Deaths and Injuries from Falls Through Skylights and Roof Openings

Case studies of workers who have fallen through skylights and roof openings, and recommendations on ways to avoid injuries and deaths from these falls...

New Regulations - Changes involve new responsibilities for all workplace parties

Description of new Canadian regulation that deals with fall protection, traffic control and toilet clean-up....

Trenching

An article on trenching incidents in Illinois with a description of safety issues, statistics, regulations and ways to improve safety...

Ladder Jack Scaffolds

Information and a quiz on ladder jack scaffolds...

Fall Protection Systems: Harnesses

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Fall-Protection Harnesses describes the need for fall protection harnesses, how to select and use them. Click on the followi...