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OSHA Fact Sheet: Workers’ Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica: Final Rule Overview

OSHA Fact Sheet provides short overview of both 2016 silica standards, including one for general industry and maritime and one for construction....

Know Your Nailer: Nail Gun Safety

Nail guns are used every day on many construction jobs, particularly in residential construction. They boost productivity but also cause tens of thous...

Harbor Freight Tools Recalls Cordless Drills Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Voluntary recall of Drill Master 18-Volt Cordless Drills because an internal switching mechanism can become stuck in the “on” position and overhea...

Hand Tools - Tips to Choose and Use Them Safely

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Hand Tools address choosing and using appropriate hand tools to avoid accidents and ergonomic injuries. Click on the followi...

From 1990-2013, 442 Hispanics Died on the Job in NJ

This infographic provides key information about the 442 Hispanic, primarily construction workers who died in NJ from 1990 to 2013, including their sex...

Stop Silicosis

This OSHA video covers the promulgation of the revised silica standard, which was published on Mar 25, 2016. The YouTube video starts with a clip from...

Protect Your Workers From Heat Stress

This one-page NIOSH infographic summarizes the key steps that construction employers should take to keep their crews safe from the real dangers of hea...

Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Heat and Hot Environments.

This National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) criteria document extensively reviews the scientific data on heat stress and hot en...

Morning Toolbox Talk

This photo is from an early morning toolbox talk on a construction job in Mclean, Virginia. It is being delivered in English and Spanish....

Toolbox talk - crew view

Photo of crew listening to a toolbox safety talk before starting work....