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Accident Fax 02

Describes an incident where a second day apprentice suffered a crushed hand when he was sent alone to pick up a load of steel with a carry deck crane....

Heat Checklist

A checklist on heat stress, including hazard identification, training, work practices and PPE. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' button...

Hand Tools Checklist

A checklist on hand tools, including items such as hazard identification, selection and inspection. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' bu...

Hand-Arm Vibration Checklist

A checklist for hand/arm vibration including items such as hazard identification, medical monitoring, training and tool design. Part of a collection....

Cold Checklist

A checklist on hypothermia including hazard identification, training and protective clothing. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' button t...

An Analysis of Fatal Events in the Construction Industry 2001

An in-depth analysis of fatal construction incidents in 2001 based on OSHA inspections, including cause of incident and comparisons with previous year...

Ladders

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Ladder Safety describes safety tips for using ladders, statistics on injuries, steps that you can take to protect yourself a...

Deadly Trades

Discussion of a nine-month investigation by the Houston Chronicle that found that some, and perhaps many, of the deaths, illnesses and injuries in the...

Work Injuries, Illnesses also Watched by OSHA

A newspaper article talking about the fact that there are often violations in construction companies on reporting of injuries and deaths, skewing the...

Connecticut: Watching for Lead

A newspaper article on safety describes the Connecticut Road Industry Surveillance Project (CRISP) in which any contractor that does a state bridge jo...