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This graphic is one of five taken from an infographic created by CPWR. The data for this graphic came from a poster presentation by CPWR's Data Center...

Construction Falls, Why They Matter to You

This infographic is based on data from CPWR's Construction Chartbook and from www.StopConstructionFalls.com. The data are presented in easy to underst...

Preventing Falls From Heights Through the Design of Embedded Safety Features

This NIOSH Prevention Through Design (PtD) guidance addresses preventing falls through designing embedded safety features into projects. This guidance...

Tree Care Work: Falls and Falling Object Hazards

This short, but excellent guide from OSHA describes two preventable fatalities, one a fall from a tree and the other a struck-by falling branch incide...

Welder at heights tied off

This welder is doing flux-cored welding at heights, but is wearing fall protection and is tied off to the horizontal beam....

Welder with double lanyards

This arc welder is wearing dual retractable lanyards that allow him to always stay attached to a lifeline while moving about near the perimeter....

Cable guardrails around holes

Cables have been strung through angle iron at the proper upper and midrail height around dangerous floor holes. Danger tape provides warning that the...

Guarding of floor hole

Proper guarding of a potentially deadly floor hole. Orange paint makes the guarding more prominent....

U-Bolt properly applied

This U-Bolt has been properly applied because the strongest part is the clear rounded section that holds the dead end of the cable, which poses the gr...

Recall of Metabo W14-150 Ergo Angle Grinders

Metabo announced a recall of their W14-150 Ergo Angle Grinders because under certain conditions, the on/off switch can stick in the on position. Two...