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Cat: Jobsite Safety

Guide to revisions in scaffolding standards, safety meeting outlines, documents related to construction safety. Underground gas main explosions. Jobsite safety handbook. Safety requirements for Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste (HTRW) and Explosives. Safety meeting outlines. PPE in construction. OSHA Fatal Facts related to construction.

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Addressing Indoor Environmental Concerns During Remodeling [12163] ?

Actions to prevent indoor air pollution when remodeling

Assessment, Cleanup, and Repair of Structures Safety Hazards [30184] ?

Recommendations to control safety hazards related to storm cleanup activities

Basic Contractor Safety [18926] ?

Job site safety requirements and responsibilities for contractors

Best Practices in the Construction Industry - Alberta, Canada [18976] ?

This is a collection of files from the annual Best Practices Workshops of the COAA

Bridge Lead Removal and General Site Safety [12576] ?

Safety program for working on bridges containing lead-coated surfaces

Canada - Owner's Guide to Contractor Health and Safety [pdf] [18400] ?

Document provide advice on construction safety topics for Alberta, Canada

Center to Protect Workers Rights [2951] ?

Publications, hazard alerts, & industry data related to construction worker safety

Construction Equipment Dangers [pdf] [26790] ?

Handout for employees

Construction Fatalities in the USA [23334] ?

Fatality investigation reports of incidents where construction work activities resulted in the deaths of workers

Construction Job Tasks and Occupational Diseases [14112] ?

Chart links diseases and construction job tasks

Construction Jobsite Loss Control Survey [26060] ?

Checklist of safety items that should be observed at construction job sites

Construction Loss Control Bulletins [25374] ?

Bi-monthly newsletter that provides contractors with updates regarding safety, regulatory and technical issues

Construction Project Safety Standards [26061] ?

55 page document created by a school district for any school repair or construction projects

Construction Safety & Health [23332] ?

Technical resources and databases related to construction safety and health

Construction Safety & Health Management [24961] ?

Series of articles on construction safety management

Construction Safety and Risk Management [35584] ?

A series of documents related to contractor safety and risk management practices

Construction Safety for the Home Building Industry [2793] ?

General recommendations and accepted safety practices for the home building industry

Construction Safety in the USA [23333] ?

This work includes many hazardous tasks and conditions

Construction Safety Pre-Operational Planning [30140] ?

The goal of preplanning is to reduce hazards, which will minimize disruption, increase efficiency, and lower costs

Construction Safety Research [649] ?

Construction industry job site safety studies

Construction Site Electrical Standards [27103] ?

OSHA and National Electric Code requirements as they affect job sites

Construction Site Safety Management [18769] ?

Use pre-job safety planning to help control job site safety hazards

Construction, General Hazards [11886] ?

Technical resources related to occupational safety and health in general construction

Construction-related Hazard Alerts [20494] ?

Can be used for training for workers employing real-life safety situations

Updated Contractor Safety Program [pdf] [18364] ?

Example of a plan for non-employees/contractors working on your premises

Contractor Work Rules [pdf] [35016] ?

An example of job site safety rules

Contractor Work Rules Sign Off Form [pdf] [35017] ?

An example of a form for certification of contractor's responsibilities for safety and environmental compliance

Contractors: Environmental Responsibilities [pdf] [35832] ?

Example of a policy of environmental requirements at construction sites

Daily Pre-Job Safety Briefing Form [pdf] [20616] ?

Includes a job/hazard assessment section

Debris Reduction, Recycling, and Disposal [30188] ?

Applies to safety hazards to debris collection and removal crews

Debris Removal Safety Hazards [30187] ?

Apply to debris collection and removal crews operating dredging, lifting, separating, sweeping, and hauling equipment

Electrical Safety for Electrical Trades [26321] ?

Student manual in recognizing, evaluating, and controlling hazards associated with electrical work

Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety & Health [15661] ?

Training materials, checklists, lessons learned and much more on construction safety

Eliminating Construction Equipment Failures [35404] ?

Following are some examples of the little things to look at, and areas to explore when preplanning the work

EM 385: Your Guide to Safety on DoD Construction Projects [24779] ?

How US Dept of Defense construction safety requirements differ from OSHA

Engineering Control Guidelines for Hot Mix Asphalt Pavers [981] ?

Guidelines for engineering controls to reduce highway asphalt fumes at the source

Floodwater Removal and Levee Repair - Safety Hazards [30190] ?

Hazards that apply to inspectors, engineers/hydrologists, mechanics, and construction response and recovery workers

Framing Emphasis Safety Checklist [26067] ?

Jobsite inspection form for wood framing safety (pdf)

High Voltage Overhead Lines [1604] ?

Safe Work Practices as required in the State of California

Job Site Safety Checklist [27302] ?

A job start-up safety checklist outline

Job Site Safety Handbook [pdf] [3547] ?

Handbook of minimum safe work practices and rules for general construction

Jobsite Foreman's Role in Safety [30164] ?

The foreman is a grossly underutilized resource when it comes to managing safety effectively on the construction site

Jobsite Safety Checklist [pdf] [35802] ?

A basic safety inspection checklist for jobsites

Jobsite Safety Reference Checklist [pdf] [26174] ?

3 page form for conducting job site safety inspections

Landscape Materials: Obeying the Rules of Safe Dumping and Hauling [5063] ?

Eliminate problems in hauling landscape materials by proper loading and securing

Manhole Safety Hazards [pdf] [39274] ?

A safety presentation

Manual: Earthmoving Operations [pdf] [19033] ?

Technical field manual for earthmoving equipment operations - limited safety materials (pdf)

Manual: Paving and Surfacing Operations [19035] ?

Technical field manual for paving operations - limited safety materials

Masonry Safety Tips [20669] ?

Safety fact sheet for masonry hazards

MSHA Part 46 Sand, Gravel, And Crushed Stone On-the-job Training Modules [16593] ?

Instruction Guide designed to supplement existing health and safety training programs

Myths of Construction Safety [21965] ?

This article provides a list of general safety myths

NE-Nebraska Road Construction Manual [24983] ?

Includes safety requirements within the manual such as lighting, signs and traffic control

NIOSH Publications on Construction [10532] ?

Articles, safety bulletins, etc. related to the construction industry

Pipeline Job Site Safety Plan [35242] ?

Contractor safety resources

Power Line Hazard Awareness [27691] ?

Awareness, Planning are Critical for Preventing Deaths

PPE for the Construction Industry [3133] ?

Fact sheet outlines OSHA requirements for personal protective equipment in construction

Preventing Electrocutions When Working Near Overhead Power Lines [3734] ?

Describes guidelines for worker safety during work with scaffolds near overhead power lines

Preventing IAQ Problems During Construction & Renovation [14135] ?

Renovation can adversely impact Indoor Air Quality in occupied building areas

Preventing Injuries and Deaths from Metal-Reinforced Hydraulic Hoses [1903] ?

Controls for use of metal-reinforced hydraulic hoses or aerial bucket trucks near power lines

Preventing Lead Poisoning in Construction Workers [18476] ?

Workers are potentially exposed to lead during work on bridges or other structures such as tanks

PtD: Design for Construction Safety [39225] ?

Prevention through Design (PtD) - considering the safety of construction workers in the design of a project

Removal of Floodwaters from Structures Safety Hazards [30185] ?

Includes hazards incurred during initial entry into previously flooded areas

Removing and Salvaging Vehicles Post Disaster [30203] ?

Jobsite hazards related to removing flooded vehicles after a storm

Removing Human and Animal Remains Post Disaster [30204] ?

Jobsite hazards related to removing animal and bodily remains after a natural disaster

Residential Wood Framing Jobsite Safety Requirements [pdf] [26069] ?

Safety audit for the residential wood framing industry

Restoring Communications Systems [30197] ?

Jobsite hazards related to restoring downed phone/cable lines

Restoring Water and Sewer Services [30198] ?

Jobsite hazards related to restoring water and sewer services after a storm

Safety Considerations in the Construction Industry [17440] ?

Reducing accidents from falls, electrical, struck by, and caught in on construction sites

Safety for Beginners - Concrete [pdf] [34072] ?

Overview of safety for concrete and construction.

Safety for Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste and Explosives [pdf] [6461] ?

Safety requirements for Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste (HTRW) and Explosives

Safety Requirements for Contractors on the St Lawrence Seaway [pdf] [27251] ?

Contractors working on the locks, canals and channels are required to follow these safety requirements

Selected OSHA Construction Regulations for the Home Building Industry [8281] ?

Explanations of OSHA construction regulations

Silicosis Among Masons [17441] ?

Safe practices that should be used by masons to reduce exposure to silicosis

Sludge Removal Safety Hazards [30189] ?

Applies to crews responsible for removing sand and sludge that occur after floods

Temporary Housing Facilities After Disasters [30208] ?

Jobsite hazards related to siting and establishing temporary housing facilities after a disaster

The Construction Chart Book [11788] ?

The US Construction Industry and Its Workers online book

The Construction Foreman and Jobsite Safety [31690] ?

Foremen have to be able to utilize some basic management skills

The More We Learn, the More Things Stay the Same [11787] ?

Notes on a Pioneer in Occupational Safety and Health

Tilt-Up Concrete Safety Program Guidance [37006] ?

The key for a safety program in a Tilt-Up firm is a site-specific safety plan

UK: Construction Design and Management - CDM Requirements [39226] ?

United Kingdom's CDM 2007 regulations - legal requirements for construction work safety

UK: Construction Regulations - Overview [39227] ?

Building regulations in the United Kingdom

Unified Facilities Guide Specifications [14886] ?

Construction specs manual - 48 sections

United Kingdom: Construction Industry Hazards at Work [15674] ?

Construction information sheets

United Kingdom: Weekly Construction Site Health and Safety Checklist [doc] [36391] ?

Covers multiple aspects of job site safety

Use of Pneumatic Nail Guns [pdf] [3447] ?

Safety bulletin outlines safe operating procedures for the use of pneumatic nail guns

Weatherization Crew Safety [4453] ?

Safety and health hazards encountered at weatherization construction projects

Western Australia: Construction Safety [10289] ?

Materials for safety and health in the construction industry

Western Australia: Working Safely in Hot Conditions [10298] ?

Western Australia requirements for workplace safety

Worker Health Chartbook [11917] ?

Data from many different sources on the nature and prevalence of work-related injuries, illnesses


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Safety fact sheets and tips on the safe use of hand and power tools

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Bulletins, guidance on safety in welding

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PPE guidance on chemical protective clothing, safety shoes, hard hats, etc

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Safety bulletins, handouts and materials in Spanish

Safety Training / Toolbox Talks
Handouts suitable for employee training at job sites


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