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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....

Foundation Bracing

This is an engineered bracing for a foundation. There are vertical steel supports driven into the ground and horizontal wood support to hold the earth...

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...

Rest in shade

OSHA emphasizes the importance of shade in reducing the risk of heat-related illnesses. Cheap canopies are available to provide shade if no natural sh...

CPWR Resources on Latino Workers, Young Workers, and Small Businesses in the Construction Industry (January 2015)

This is a summary of resources on employment and health and safety issues for Latino workers, young workers, and small businesses. Each item has a des...

OSHA's Final Confined Space standard for Construction

OSHA is adding a new subpart to provide protections to employees working in confined spaces in construction. This new subpart replaces OSHA's one trai...

Toolbox Talk: Construction Worker Dies When He Leans Out of the Protective Cage of a Skid Steer Forklift and is Crushed

This Oregon-FACE toolbox talk is about a 32-year-old skidsteer operator who died after being crushed by a lift assembly while leaning out of his forkl...

Mechanic Killed Pouring Gasoline on Fire

This Oregon FACE toolbox talk is about a 37-year-old field mechanic who died when he tried to stoke a warming fire with gasoline. The recommendations:...