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Preventing Injuries When Working with Hydraulic Excavators and Backhoe Loaders

Case studies of workers killed when hit by excavators or loaders and controls that should be instituted to avoid injuries and deaths in these situatio...

A Checklist for Evaluating Cab Design of Construction Equipment

A checklist to use to evaluate the ergonomics of a cab design, including a case study....

Informing Regulatory Decisions: 2009 Report to Congress on the Cost and Benefits of Federal Regulations and Unfunded Mandates on State, Local, and Tribal Entities

A 2009 U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) report required by Congress reviewed 98 major federal regulations and found the benefits exceeded th...

OSHA's "$AFETY PAYS" Program

This is a free, interactive software program from OSHA intended to help employers estimate the direct and indirect costs of an injury or illness and c...

Health and Safety Executive Short Videos on Construction Hazards

Link to a series of videos concerning near-misses and work-related hazards in construction and other industries. The quick-loading one-minute videos...

NIOSH Construction Compendium

One-page summaries of over 100 NIOSH-supported construction safety and health research projects in 2002....

Managing Mobile Crane Hazards

A presentation reviewing the major safety risks mobile cranes pose for operators and workers around them and how to reduce those risks. It is designed...

Introduction to the New Subpart R

An introduction to the new Subpart R regulation covering employers involved in steel erection, including definitions, fall protection training, and pr...

Fatality Narrative: Painter Electrocuted When Elevating Boom Manlift Contacts Powerline

Washington State Department of Labor narrative of a fatal accident when a painter in an aerial lift touched power lines, was electrocuted, and fell....

NIOSH Suggested Guidance for Supervisors at Disaster Rescue Sites

Link to NIOSH guidance document for Supervisors at Disaster Rescue Sites, which includes recommendations for a written work plan and safety checklists...