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Hard Hat Exemption Program

A funny article saying that you can be exempted from wearing a hardhat if your head meets the hardhat specifications such as being able to be underwat...

Selecting Other Components of Personal Fall-Arrest System

Short description of factors to consider when selecting components of a fall protection harness....

Causes of Roofer Deaths

A summary of research on the causes of roofers’ deaths 1992-1998 and gives suggestions on prevention....

Selecting a Full-body Fall Protection Harness

Short description of factors to consider when selecting a full-body fall protection harness, such as comfort, safety, and ability to don and doff easi...

Deaths From Aerial Lifts

Provides information on the causes of deaths on aerial lifts, the trades most often involved and suggestions to avoid death and injury....

Type of Fall Protection Required on Different Scaffolds

A chart listing the type of fall protection needed on different types of scaffolds....

Controls to Reduce Noise in Construction: Noise Perimeter Zones

Describes a process to reduce noise exposure by defining a noise perimeter zone, keeping workers out of the zone who do not need to be there, and usin...

Trench Safety: An Employer Turns to OSHA for help

Report on a case where a contractor working with a trench called OSHA for help. OSHA made recommendations that resulted in a much safer situation for...

Wood Worries

Newspaper article about the dangers of pressure treated wood and stories about arsenic-based illnesses that resulted from working with it....

Backhoe & Loader Safety

Information on how to handle a backhoe/loader safely, including clothing to wear, checking the machine prior to operation and operating it safely....