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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....

Dangerous elevated work practice

This photo of elevated work taking place near Cancun, Mexico shows workers without fall protection on a dangerous scaffold at great risk of falling....

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....

Tool belt general use

The image shows a well-organized tool belt....

Knee pads

Workers who must kneel to perform various tasks on a regular basis, like the carpenter in this photo, should protect their knees from damage. There ar...

Truck suppressing road dust

Suppressing road dust on large projects is an important part of a site safety program....

Hand washing station

Good hand hygiene on construction can prevent dermatitis. Permanent structures, like this, with soap dispensers can be effective in reducing exposure...