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Temporary Worker Initiative Bulletin No. 4 - Safety and Health Training

This is part of a series of guidance documents developed under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) Temporary Worker Initi...

OSHA Construction Industry Digest

This updated informational booklet is intended to provide an overview of frequently used OSHA standards in the Construction industry. Employers and em...

OSHA-NIOSH Fact Sheet: Interim Guidance for Protecting Workers from Occupational Exposure to Zika Virus.

OSHA and NIOSH have developed interim guidance for protecting outdoor workers and others from exposure to mosquito-borne infections, including Zika vi...

Hand Tools - Tips to Choose and Use Them Safely

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Hand Tools address choosing and using appropriate hand tools to avoid accidents and ergonomic injuries. Click on the followi...

Protect Your Workers From Heat Stress

This one-page NIOSH infographic summarizes the key steps that construction employers should take to keep their crews safe from the real dangers of hea...

Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Heat and Hot Environments.

This National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) criteria document extensively reviews the scientific data on heat stress and hot en...

Break time

Construction workers enjoying a well-deserved break. Breaks are a good time for reducing stress and giving the body a rest....

Diversity in construction - close up of crew

This crew on a large commercial project in McLean, Virginia reflects the growing diversity in construction....

Meeting of Latino Safety Professionals of America

The Latino Safety Professionals of America is an organization dedicated to reducing the rate of injuries and deaths among Latino construction workers...

Safety officer discussing ongoing project with marketing coordinator

The safety officer (left) points out the good safety practices on this project that reflect well on the firm and may influence future clients....