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Deaths and Injuries Involving Elevators and Escalators - A Report of the Center To Protect Workers' Rights

An in-depth report on the causes of injuries and deaths working near elevators and escalators and how to work more safely....

Excavation Safety

A presentation on the excavation standard, overview of soil mechanics and recognition of excavation hazards. Part of a collection....

Contractor Safety a Growing Issue

A presentation on the necessity and benefits of having a comprehensive safety program and an introduction to the requirements of a program....

Be Seen, Stay Safe

Description of ANSI standard for high-visibility clothing, including classes of garments and how to reduce risks...

Safety & Health Program

A template for a safety and health program that is applicable to construction....

Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Construction Projects

Detailed description of changes to Canada’s Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Construction Projects...

Dump Truck Tip Overs

As end-dump truck bodies and semi-trailer dumping rigs get longer, the incidence of units tipping over has increased. Discusses ways to avoid the prob...

Emergency Room Monitoring Shows Traumatic-Injury Hazards

Information on common emergency room visits from construction workers, including plumbers with eye injuries and sheetmetal workers with cuts, as well...

Encyclopedia of Occupational Safety & Health : Chapter 93 - Construction

A comprehensive overview of health and safety in construction worldwide, including trades, typical hazards, methods of prevention, regulations, manage...

Trenches & Excavations Training Guide

A guided discussion through hazards of trenches and excavations, a set of questions to use for discussion and a sign-off form. Part of a collection. C...