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OSHA Residential Construction page

Describes OSHA standards that apply to residential construction. Also provides a variety of resources on safety and health programs, training and dire...

Roadway Safety: Instructor Manual

A manual that helps a trainer provide information on a variety of roadway hazards, such as electrical, falls, slips and trips and ergonomics. Part of...

Roadway Safety Awareness Program: Trainee Booklet

A training booklet that gives an overview of a variety of roadway hazards, such as electrical, falls, slips and trips and ergonomics. It is geared to...

Roadway Safety: Strains and Sprains

A handout describing the most common musculoskeletal hazards in road work and how to avoid them. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection' butto...

Rebar Tying Machines - Part 2

Presents the results of a study on the musculoskeletal impact of re-bar tying machines and concludes that the machines reduce risks of low back injury...

OSHA's "$AFETY PAYS" Program

This is a free, interactive software program from OSHA intended to help employers estimate the direct and indirect costs of an injury or illness and c...

Health and Safety Executive Short Videos on Construction Hazards

Link to a series of videos concerning near-misses and work-related hazards in construction and other industries. The quick-loading one-minute videos...

NIOSH Construction Compendium

One-page summaries of over 100 NIOSH-supported construction safety and health research projects in 2002....

Ergonomics in Construction

18-min. video examines physical and other stresses workers face and demonstrates some tools and techniques to help reduce injuries, sprains and strain...

Big Dig

A U. Mass., Lowell professor discusses overhead drilling in the ‘big dig’ and its attendant ergonomic and airborne silica inhalation hazards....