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Safety Culture and Climate in Construction: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice

This report is from a joint CPWR and NIOSH workshop in D.C. June 11-12, 2013. This evaluation of safety culture and safety climate describes the overa...

Man and Sound 1965 DOD

Noise is not a new hazard. It has been a constant threat since the industrial revolution. Too much noise exposure may cause a temporary change in hear...

Fire extinguisher stand

This job-built stand for a fire extinguisher elevates the extinguisher off the ground and prevents clutter hiding the extinguisher when it is needed....

Gloves used in construction

Many construction firms now require workers to wear gloves to prevent dermatitis and cuts....

Hauling tools by bucket to prevent carrying materials up a ladder.

Hauling tools and materials in a container prevents falls by allowing three points of contact on a ladder....

Properly secured compressed gas bottles

OSHA requires securing compressed gas bottles on a construction site with caps firmly in place, like these oxygen bottles at a site in Washington, D.C...

Ladder properly staked

Ladders should be firmly secured at the base, like this, to prevent them slipping while being climbed....

3-point contact

Keeping the hands free allows safe 3-points of contact while climbing ladders....

Securing a ladder

Staking and securing the side rails of a ladder prevents falls....

Checking level of ladder

Extension ladders should be checked to ensure they are level before climbing....