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Arborist being raised by crane to trim trees

This arborist is being raised on a boatswain's chair to access the tops of trees. This is a very dangerous practice that OSHA does not allow except un...

Issue Brief: Results from the Survey on Working Women

This issue brief published by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau highlights the findings of the 2016 survey that was conducted to ident...

Oregon OSHA: Tools and Techniques for Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)

This Oregon OSHA document guides employees and supervisors through a workshop that uses several examples of Job Hazard Analyses to teach them how to i...

Oregon FACE Report: Crane Operator Killed By Falling Steel Beam

A 40-year old crane operator was killed when a 35-foot (5600 lb) H-beam fell crushing the crane cab and striking him in the head. During a pile drivin...

OSHA Outreach Training Program Requirements

This OSHA guide lists the requirements and procedures for trainers who have been authorized to conduct training through the OSHA Outreach Training Pro...

Cal/OSHA Pocket Guide for the Construction Industry

The California Department of Industrial Relations, Department of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) published this pocket guide as a reference...

Recommended Practices for Safety & Health Programs in Construction

This OSHA guidance document describes the implementation of comprehensive safety and health programs in construction, providing a flexible framework f...

Best Practices for Vacuum Lift Systems

The American Pipeline Contractors Association developed this guidance document about safely handling vacuum lift systems....

OSHA Resource for Development and Delivery of Training to Workers

More than 100 of OSHA’s current standards contain requirements for training. Furthermore, a comprehensive workplace safety program needs to include...

Training Requirements in OSHA Standards

This OSHA guidance document excerpts OSHA training requirements from OSHA standards....