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Improving Safety Presentations Using Lessons From TED Talks

This presentation to the Chesapeake Chapter of the American Industrial Hygiene Association on June 23, 2015 by Bruce Lippy draws lessons for safety tr...

Crane Signal Person

When hoisting loads to a roof, provide a trained crane signal person. There are 19 official crane signals and the employer must have documentation th...

Overhead power line warning signs

Overhead power lines are often hit by equipment and result in many fatalities. Putting visible signs can alert the drive that they are near the lines....

Emergency Plan

Every site should have an emergency plan that informs workers where to go in case of an emergency. A map is an easy way to communicate exit routes and...

Safety Watch case studies from Equipment World

Equipment World has created a series of case studies of incidents with construction equipment that are based on NIOSH FACE reports, as well as other s...

Physiological Monitoring for Heat Stress Management

Michael's Schmoldt's PowerPoint, presented at the AIHA Conference on June 1, 2015 in Salt Lake City, outlines a physiological monitoring program to pr...

Heat Stress in Construction

This presentation was given by Dr. Michele Twilley and Gavin West, MPH at the Chesapeake Region Safety Council's Annual Conference, April 8, 2014. The...

Drinking water on a hot job

One of the best ways to avoid heat-related illnesses on a construction job is to drink plenty of water, particularly at the beginning of the summer wh...

Drinking water in the shade

OSHA recommends that, on a hot job, workers drink a liter of water over one hour, which is about one cup every fifteen minutes. The agency's program...

Direct sunlight

Direct sunlight heats up the body and can lead to heat-related illnesses even if workers aren't involved in strenuous labor....