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Massachusetts FACE Report: Carpenter Fatally Injured after Falling from an Extension Ladder

On August 1, 2015 a 49-year-old male carpenter employed by a residential contractor was fatally injured after falling from an extension ladder. The vi...

Massachusetts FACE Report: Laborer Fatally Injured after Falling from a Home under Construction

On January 14 , 2016 a 22-year-old male laborer/carpenter employed by a residential contractor was fatally injured after falling from a single family...

California FACE Report: A Heating, Ventilaton and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Contractor Dies when He Falls through a Skylight

A heating, ventilation, and air conditioning ( HVAC) contractor was working alone inspecting an air conditioning (AC) unit on a flat roof of a convert...

Washington FACE Report: Framer Falls 18 Feet while Sheathing Roof

In February of 2016, a 53-year-old framer died when he fell 18 feet from the residential roof he was sheathing....

Washington FACE Report: Foreman and Laborer Fall when Aerial Lift Struck by Vehicle

In July 2016, a 40-year-old construction foreman died and a 57-year-old laborer was injured when a truck struck the elevated aerial lift platform they...

Washington FACE Report: Carpenter Falls 60 Feet from Bridge Concrete Form

In March 2015, a 34-year-old journeyman carpenter died when he fell 60 feet from a concrete form suspended below a bridge. The victim was employed by...

Washington FACE Report: Construction Laborer Falls When Ladder Breaks

In January of 2016, a 53-year-old construction laborer was injured and later died after an extension ladder he was climbing broke and he fell 12 feet....

New NIOSH software for monitoring H&S of emergency responders

NIOSH Emergency Response and Preparedness Office (EPRO) has created a free software platform called ERHMS Info Managerâ„¢ to track and monitor emergen...

Disaster Responder Roofing Safety

This PowerPoint Presentation entitled, Disaster Responder Roofing Safety, is a training presentation given by Harry Dietz of NRCA for use in respondin...

Fall Hazards in Commercial Construction: Lessons Learned from a Unique Opportunity

This study explores fall hazards at a commercial construction site, focusing on carpenters, electricians, ironworkers, painters and roofers, while uti...