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Sealed ducts

This duct has been sealed to prevent dust and fungal spores from getting into the HVAC system. This building is working towards LEED silver, which req...

U-Bolt properly applied

This U-Bolt has been properly applied because the strongest part is the clear rounded section that holds the dead end of the cable, which poses the gr...

Safety & Health Information: Improving Online Access & Delivery

This article, published in Professional Safety magazine in May 2014, reviews the systematic methods employed by a multi-disciplinary team at CPWR to u...

Remington Electric Leaf Blowers Recalled by MTD Due to Laceration Hazard

This recall involves Remington electric leaf blowers with model RM180B, item number 41AA180G983 and serial numbers ranging from S1E131XK0001 through S...

Recall of Metabo W14-150 Ergo Angle Grinders

Metabo announced a recall of their W14-150 Ergo Angle Grinders because under certain conditions, the on/off switch can stick in the on position. Two...

Smoking Among Workers: By the Numbers

This poster was created for Workers' Memorial Day 2014 by NIOSH. It shows that construction leads all sectors in the percentage of workers who smoke (...

Getting the most out of the IUOE Toolbox Talks

Toolbox talks have been the main tool for communicating safety information on construction jobs for decades. Unfortunately, there has been little res...

Boilermaker's Ear

"boilermaker's ear," an old phrase used to describe worker impairment of hearing that follows long exposure to noise. For a 1954 Time Magazine articl...

Blaming the Victims of Workplace Accidents

As in this clip, many employers today (and in the past) blame workplace accidents on workers rather than look at hazardous job conditions. In the pas...

Proper Posture

Clipped from the 1947 animation short, Modern Guide to Health, promoting general health awareness, by the British government. But as we have learned...