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Protecting Ironworkers

Describes the new 2002 steel erection standard and discusses the ways that it will make work safer for ironworkers, such as reducing falls...

Good Scaffold Practices 3- Well Decked Out

Describes the steps that should be taken to install scaffolds safely, focusing on planks and platforms. Includes a quiz. Part of a collection. Click o...

NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program

Link to the section of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s website that contains their FACE reports (Fatality Assessment and...

Good Scaffold Practices 2- Get Connected

Describes the steps that should be taken to install scaffolds safely, focusing on frames and braces. Includes a quiz. Part of a collection. Click on t...

Fork Lift Awareness

A presentation on the dangers encountered using forklifts, and steps that could be taken to avoid them....

Whose Job is it? Housekeeping Needs Attention

Short article on the need for good housekeeping and the suggestion that contracts should spell out responsibilities, as should managers....

Improving Safety Can Save You Money

Provides data on the financial benefits of improving safety with information on direct and indirect costs of injuries and illnesses....

Crane-Suspended Personnel Platform

Discusses when a crane-suspended personnel platform may be used and how they must be constructed...

Excavation Checklist and Trenching Log

A checklist to fill out prior to excavation to assure that all safety precautions have been followed and a sample daily log for trenching....

Lack of Employee Enforcement is Main Barrier to Road Worker PPE Use (ISEA)

Describes the results of a survey of workers on roadway construction sites on PPE use for a variety of types of equipment and barriers to wearing the...