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Scissor Lift Fall protection

This worker is using fall restraint in an aerial lift (scissor lift)...

Foundation Bracing

This is an engineered bracing for a foundation. There are vertical steel supports driven into the ground and horizontal wood support to hold the earth...

Concrete Personal Protective Equipment

The workers are wearing rubber boots and long pants when working with concrete. Concrete may have corrosives added in the mix. Proper PPE will protect...

Scaffold tag Competent Person

Scaffolds must be inspected by a competent person. This site uses a green tag to let users know the scaffold was inspected....

Emergency Plan

Every site should have an emergency plan that informs workers where to go in case of an emergency. A map is an easy way to communicate exit routes and...

Welder with a Harness

The welder is using a body harness with a fall arrest lanyard when welding. The harness must be inspected for holes that may be created from the weldi...

Properly tied off climbing ladder

Worker climbing a ladder using a self-retracting lifeline....

Drinking water on a hot job

One of the best ways to avoid heat-related illnesses on a construction job is to drink plenty of water, particularly at the beginning of the summer wh...

Drinking water in the shade

OSHA recommends that, on a hot job, workers drink a liter of water over one hour, which is about one cup every fifteen minutes. The agency's program...

Direct sunlight

Direct sunlight heats up the body and can lead to heat-related illnesses even if workers aren't involved in strenuous labor....