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This graphic is one of five taken from an infographic created by CPWR. The data for this graphic came from a poster presentation by CPWR's Data Center...

Guard for tripping hazard

A good way to alert workers to tripping hazards is to cover short protrusions with prominent sections of plastic conduit spray-painted orange....

Guarding around duct chase

This guarding around a chase that contains vertical ducts and pipes is substantial and includes a toe-board so items can't be kicked onto workers on t...

Guarding of elevator shaft

Elevator shafts pose serious fall hazards and need to be properly guarded, as has been done here. Plastic sheeting keeps dust and debris from falling...

Guarding of floor hole

Proper guarding of a potentially deadly floor hole. Orange paint makes the guarding more prominent....

Job-built extinguisher holder

OSHA requires that fire extinguishers be "conspicuous" on construction jobs. This approach keeps them off the floor and away from large objects that c...

Lead paint removed from structural beam

The original structural beams in the older section of this facility had been painted with red lead (lead oxide) paint. A licensed lead paint abatement...

caps for rebar

OSHA requires that rebar "be guarded to eliminate the hazard of impalement." These caps are an excellent way to meet the standard....

Sealed ducts

This duct has been sealed to prevent dust and fungal spores from getting into the HVAC system. This building is working towards LEED silver, which req...

Arc welding with grounding

This welder is performing flux-cored welding. The box contains the spool of consumable metal and the operation is grounded....