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Women in the Construction Workplace: Providing Equitable Safety and Health Protection

Study and recommendations based on the work of the ACCSH Health and Safety of Women in Construction. The focus is on the prevalence of a hostile workp...

Good Scaffold Practices 3- Well Decked Out

Describes the steps that should be taken to install scaffolds safely, focusing on planks and platforms. Includes a quiz. Part of a collection. Click o...

NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program

Link to the section of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s website that contains their FACE reports (Fatality Assessment and...

CII: Making Zero Accidents a Reality

A presentation of the Construction Industry Institute detailing research results from studies of 400 companies and 38 projects, with a focus on identi...

Scheduled Inspections in Construction: A Critical Review and Recommendations

A report on a study of the effectiveness of planned OSHA inspections, including details of the methods, results and recommendations....

Work-Related Fatal and Nonfatal Injuries among U.S. Construction Workers, 1992-2008

A comprehensive report on fatal and non-fatal injuries in construction from 1992-2008, organized by trade. Includes information on trends and a wide v...

Ready Mixed Concrete Truck Drivers: Work-Related Hazards and Recommendations for Controls

An in-depth report on the hazards faced by ready-mix concrete drivers, statistics and suggestions for improving their health and safety....

Deaths from Falls in Construction, 1997

Describes a study of falls during 1997, analyzed by type of fall, type of construction and trade....

A Comparison of Safety and Health Training of Painters in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington

The findings of a three-year study comparing the effectiveness of differing safety and health requirements for painters in three states -- Alaska, Ore...

Surveillance of Construction Workers in North Carolina, Ohio, and Missouri :Summary of Final report to CPWR: January 2001

An in-depth report on the cause of death in construction workers in North Carolina over a 10 year period, including recommendations on improving healt...