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Chevron's Dropped Object Prevention Program

This 2010 program called DROPS was established by Chevron to prevent injuries to workers and damage to offshore oil rigs from objects dropped from ele...

OSHA Fact Sheet: Hurricane Sandy Cleanup PPE Matrix

This Dec 2012 factsheet from OSHA provides an easy-to-use table that recommends personal protective equipment based on the hurricane cleanup task bein...

Significant Near Miss Involving a Fiberglass Extension Ladder

This September 2012 Safety Flash from Day & Zimmerman warns about small cracks in the side rails of a fiberglass extension ladder that was less than 2...

OSHA-MSHA Hazard Alert: Diesel Exhaust/Diesel Particulate Matter

This joint alert by OSHA and the MSHA reviews the health hazard posed by diesel exhaust and diesel particulate matter, the types of equipment generati...

3M Technical Data Bulletin #207: Hydraulic Fracturing

“Hydraulic fracturing is the process of injecting large volumes of water, sand and chemicals deep underground at high pressure to create fissures. W...

3M Technical Data Bulletin #110: Hantavirus Infection

This September 2012 Technical Bulletin from the 3M Corporation provides guidance on the transmission methods for the Hantavirus, the risks for workers...

3M Technical Bulletin #184: Above the Shoulders PPE for Flood Recovery and Clean-up

This 2008 guide reviews the hazards that workers and home owners face during clean-up after a flood. Mold is given significant treatment, but so is as...

3M Technical Bulletin: Personal Protective Equipment and Residential Wildland Fire Cleanup

This 2007 guidance from 3M covers the potential cleanup hazards faced by workers and homeowners after a wildland fire in residential areas. The guide...

Keeping Workers Safe During Hurricane Sandy Cleanup and Recovery

This OSHA Factsheet from November 2012 reviews the potential hazards posed to workers cleaning up the damage from Hurricane Sandy and recommends prote...

Interventions to Reduce Back Injuries in Masonry - TIP SHEET

Brief explanation of three approaches to reducing back injuries among bricklayers and other masonry craft workers....