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An Analysis of Fatal Events in the Construction Industry 2000

Descriptions of the 637 fatal events inspected by OSHA resulting from accidents which occurred in construction during calendar year 2000....

Working @ Heights

Discusses risks associated with working at heights and safe practice guidelines. Includes a checklist....

Roadway Safety: Instructor Manual

A manual that helps a trainer provide information on a variety of roadway hazards, such as electrical, falls, slips and trips and ergonomics. Part of...

Roadway Safety Awareness Program: Trainee Booklet

A training booklet that gives an overview of a variety of roadway hazards, such as electrical, falls, slips and trips and ergonomics. It is geared to...

Roadway Safety: Electrical hazards

A handout describing dangers of electricity in the roadway workzone, including discussion of power hazards both above and below ground, and how to han...

UL Warns of Potential Electric Shock Hazard with Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI)

Ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) Rated 15 or 20 Amps, 125 volts manufactured between Jan. and August 2003 poses an electric shock hazard....

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...

NIOSH Alert, Preventing Deaths and Injuries While Compacting or Baling Refuse Material, 2003-124

This NIOSH report is useful for maintenance workers and laborers. It summarizes fatality information from BLS data and from investigations of baling a...

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...

The first line of defense from cave-ins: The Competent Person

Discusses the role of the competent person in preventing cave-ins as well as details of inspections that should be completed and discipline for not fo...