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A Performance Goal for Construction Safety and Health

CPWR researcher proposes a national goal of fewer than three deaths per 200 million man-hours of work in the US construction industry. The goal is bas...

Accident Report No. 31 - Fatal Facts

OSHA handout showing how a pipelayer working in an unshored trench was killed when a cave-in buried him up to the waist....

Solvents in Construction

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Solvents addresses the dangers of solvents – often found in many adhesives, paints, and cleaning fluids – if inhaled or...

Trenches

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Trenches points out the very real dangers of trench collapse that lead to 3 worker deaths a month, on average, in the U.S. T...

Eye Injuries in Construction

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Eye Injuries describes the kinds of eye injuries that strike more than 10,000 construction workers a year, and what to do to...

Silica

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Silica reviews the hazards of silica, the building materials that contain silica, the tasks that expose workers and the meth...

The Steel Toe : Electrical Safety

Using GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrrupter) outlets can greatly reduce electrocution hazards when working with power tools....

The Steel Toe : Temporary Wiring Can be Hazardous

The temporary wiring on a construction site constitutes a significant workplace hazard. Here are some tips to reduce the danger....

The Steel Toe Power Tools : Powerful Shock

Handout with a series of tips on how to avoid being electrocuted by your handheld power tools....

Eye Protection in the Workplace

A one-page OSHA handout describing workplace eye injuries and eye protection....