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Warning About Fake Hard Hats

A leading English safety manufacturer is urging contractors and workers to check hard hats after a potentially lethal batch of poor-quality counterfei...

Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Hexavalent Chromium

This criteria document is derived from the NIOSH evaluation of critical health effects studies of occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium (Cr[VI]...

OSHA's Compliance Directive for Highway Construction Work Zones

This OSHA Instruction (CPL 02-01-054) provides guidance to OSHA compliance officers for the safe inspection of work sites where employees engaged in c...

Multitasking and Distracted Driving: You Are Not the Exception

Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor, has called distracted driving an epidemic and noted that "year after year, the leading cause of work...

OSHA-MSHA Hazard Alert: Diesel Exhaust/Diesel Particulate Matter

This joint alert by OSHA and the MSHA reviews the health hazard posed by diesel exhaust and diesel particulate matter, the types of equipment generati...

Health and Safety Aspects of the Construction Industry

This was a presentation in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Anna Baetjer Course on Occupational Health. It was provided by Bruce...

3M Technical Data Bulletin #110: Hantavirus Infection

This September 2012 Technical Bulletin from the 3M Corporation provides guidance on the transmission methods for the Hantavirus, the risks for workers...

3M Technical Bulletin: Personal Protective Equipment and Residential Wildland Fire Cleanup

This 2007 guidance from 3M covers the potential cleanup hazards faced by workers and homeowners after a wildland fire in residential areas. The guide...

Keeping Workers Safe During Hurricane Sandy Cleanup and Recovery

This OSHA Factsheet from November 2012 reviews the potential hazards posed to workers cleaning up the damage from Hurricane Sandy and recommends prote...

Focus Four Toolbox Talks, Module 3 – Caught-in/between, Talk #4 – Disaster Sites

A toolbox talk on preventing caught-in incidents on disaster sites. Includes questions to ask, an incident to discuss with images, and a place to reco...