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Tractor Trailer Tip Over's

Tractor-trailer dumping rigs can tip over while dumping, especially on an uneven surface with a load sticking in the top of the box while being raised...

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Enclosed and Semi-Enclosed Worksites

Carbon monoxide given off by fuel powered equipment can be deadly; enclosed spaces with such equipment in use must be vented to the outside....

Lightning Safety

Steps to take to stay safe while working outside during a lightning storm....

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....

Ultraviolet Radiation From the Sun

Exposure to the sun’s UV rays poses a health risk to the eyes and skin of construction workers and others who work outdoors; here’s how to protect...

Using the Jack Hammer Safely

A short guide on how to minimize risk to one’s hands, eyes, ears and lungs while operating a jackhammer....

Leg Partially Severed by Forklift Prong

Case summary of an accident in a produce warehouse in which a worker had his leg severed when struck by a forklift prong....

Lead Control Guide for Bridges and Steel Structures

A guide for construction workers, and contractors who work on bridge rehabilitation jobs, describing lead controls and contractor responsibilities to...

Post-Traumatic Stress

Article describing how to identify and address Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in witnesses of a traumatic construction accident....

Ergonomic Hazards for Each Trade

A summary of typical ergonomic hazards commonly encountered by each of the construction trades....