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Keeping Your Head and Your Life

Describes 3 case studies in which a hardhat saved a worker from serious injury....

Vehicles & Heavy Equipment case study

A case study of a construction inspector dying when a truck backed over him, including preventative measures. Part of a collection. Click on the 'col...

Standard Offers Increased Visibility to Workers

A DOT administrator explains why he changed to ANSI/ISEA-compliant vests to protect workers in roadway workzones....

Hazard Checklist: Lock-out Block-out Procedures

Checklist provided by the California State Compensation Insurance Fund to help contractors make sure they have taken the necessary steps to disengage,...

Silicosis Alert

An alert for workers about the dangers of silicosis, including a letter to be given to a physician explaining the dangers and clinical signs....

What Physicians Need to Know About Silicosis in Construction, Demolition, and Renovation Workers

A form to be given to a physician describing the hazards of silica, symptoms and diagnoses of silicosis....

Weak Wage Laws can "Injure" You

University of Utah researchers find that states having strong prevailing wage laws reported 16% fewer injuries and illnesses than states having no law...

Workers Lose Benefits When Prevailing Wage Laws are Cut

Study showing that health care benefits for construction workers dropped immediately after repeal of state prevailing wage laws....

Lifting Materials Can Hurt Your Back

Back injuries are common and expensive, but often avoidable with proper lifting techniques....

Hazard Checklist: Medical Services and First Aid

Checklist provided by the California State Compensation Insurance Fund to help contractors make sure they have the necessary information to address me...