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Washington FACE Report: Pipelayer Dies when Trench Wall Collapses

In January 2016, a 36-year-old pipelayer died when the wall of the trench he was working in collapsed and buried him....

2-hr Generator Safety Awareness Module 2 - Portable Generators

Developed by the International Union of Operating Engineers, this PowerPoint is one module out of three, all of which are part of a 2-hour Generator S...

2-hr Generator Safety Awareness Student Guide

Developed by the International Union of Operating Engineers, this student guide is part of a 2-hour Generator Safety Awareness Program. It contains in...

2-hr Generator Safety Awareness Instructor Guide

Developed by the International Union of Operating Engineers, this instructor guide is part of a 2-hour Generator Safety Awareness Program. It describe...

Unmanned aerial vehicles in construction and worker safety

This article in the Journal of Industrial Medicine examines the occupational safety and health implications, both positive and negative, of the dramat...

Near Miss Information Visualization Application for BIM- Final Report

A near miss database was created in commercially-available BIM design software to allow construction site personnel to report near misses and visualiz...

Owners' Role in Facilitating Designing for Construction Safety

This research paper recounts the exploratory empirical research performed on a promising safety intervention concept, design for construction safety...

Understanding the new OSHA standards for Silica dust in the construction industry

To help the industry better understand and comply with the new OSHA standards for Silica dust, CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training...

Silent Killer in a Newly Constructed Manhole

OSHA powerpoint describes the industrial hygiene findings in a fatality investigation. The fatality occurred in a newly constructed manhole from the d...

OSHA Fatal Facts: Asphyxiation in Sewer Line Manhole

This OSHA Fact Sheet describes a fatality from asphyxiation in a manhole and provides workers and employers with guidance for prevention....