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Bright Idea #2 : Post and Bracket Railing System

Workers developed a post and bracket system to form a safety railing around a construction hole, which can be easily taken down and replaced when acce...

Scaffold Side Brackets

A description of what constitutes safe use of scaffold side brackets in masonry, according to Ontario provincial regulations....

Falls : The Number One Cause of Construction Deaths

A general treatment of fall fatalities and fall protection with a focus on the Ontario (Canada) construction industry....

The Construction Chart Book 4th Edition

A broad collection of tables and charts covering health and safety in the U.S. construction industry, as well as considerable economic and training da...

Ironworkers, OSHA Agree: Change Penalty and Save Firm

After an Ironworker fell to his death OSHA, the contractor and the union agreed to a reduced penalty combined with an improved safety program....

US Army Corps of Engineers Safety and Health Requirements Manual

This manual prescribes the safety and health requirements for all US Army Corps of Engineers activities and operations, with reference to applicable...

OSHA's Focused Inspection Program in Construction - Journeyman Technical Information Paper 1

In a guide aimed at contractors and workers, a CPWR researcher explains OSHA’s focused/partial inspection program targeting the major construction w...