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Safety Alert: Use skid-steer loader lift arm supports during maintenance that requires lift arms to be raised

This alert is part of the Massachusetts Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) program. Since 2009, four workers in the state have been kil...

Hazard Alert: Hand Tools, Tips to Choose and Use Them Safely

These Hazard Alert cards are 2015 updates of the original 2001 CPWR cards. These newer cards still address choosing and using appropriate hand tools t...

Protect Your Workers From Heat Stress

This one-page NIOSH infographic summarizes the key steps that construction employers should take to keep their crews safe from the real dangers of hea...

Danger! Equipment Hits Overhead Lines

This DOE report is an Operating Experience Level 3 document which is intended to inform senior headquarters and field management about an event involv...

Distracted Driving: No Texting

This OSHA pamphlet points out the very real dangers of distracted driving, which was responsible for more than 3,000 deaths and 416,000 injuries in 20...

Skin Problems: Protect Your Skin

This CPWR hazard alert is one of an ongoing series. This one deals with protecting workers' hands through proper hygiene and glove selection. It also...

Understanding Legionnaires' Disease: A Fact Sheet For Workers And Unions

This NYCOSH fact sheet is adapted for workers and unions primarily from OSHA’s Legionnaires E-Tool: https://www.osha.gov/dts/osta/otm/legionnaires/....

Hazard Alert: Nanomaterials

This is part of the CPWR Hazard Alert series of handouts. Nanomaterials are being added to an increasing number of construction products from coatings...

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...

CPWR Resources on Latino Workers, Young Workers, and Small Businesses in the Construction Industry (January 2015)

This is a summary of resources on employment and health and safety issues for Latino workers, young workers, and small businesses. Each item has a des...