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Scaffolds Checklist

A checklist for various types of scaffolds, including how to select a scaffold, and safety procedures prior to and during use, including erection and...

An Analysis of Fatal Events in the Construction Industry 2001

An in-depth analysis of fatal construction incidents in 2001 based on OSHA inspections, including cause of incident and comparisons with previous year...

Competent Person Scaffold Inspection Checklist

A checklist of items a competent person should complete daily for scaffold safety....

Evaluation of Participative Projects in the Construction Industry : An Analysis of the Effectiveness of the Results in Practice

Report on the results of several projects in which a number of people participated in the design of mechanical devices to reduce labor....

Postural Stability During Simulated Drywall Lifting and Hanging Tasks

Report on the results of a study on workers' postural instability while lifting or hanging drywall sheets....

The Influence of Work Organization in the Correct Postures Maintenance in Civil Construction Tasks

Reports on an observational study of civil engineering work in Brazil which uncovered several areas where work practices result in ergonomically unsaf...

Laboratory Evaluation of Isometric Strength and Horizontal Shear Forces Associated with Typical Scaffold End Frame Disassembly Postures

Report on a study which was conducted to measure the whole body isometric strength capability and horizontal shear forces of 47 male construction work...

Virtual Reality For Young Construction Workers Instruction and Training

A study using virtual reality to train workers how to use scaffolds safely...

Scaffold Side Brackets

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

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...