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Confined Spaces in the Workplace Pose Often Overlooked Hazards

The OSHA Training Center is offering a series of courses focusing on the hazards associated with confined spaces in the workplace to help employers and workers recognize and prevent confined space hazards but also to provide an overview of OSHA's Permit-Required Confined Space Standard for general industry employers.

2023-08-13T15:00:19-07:00July 8, 2023|Confined Spaces|1 Comment

CPWR Publishes Quarterly Data Report on Construction Injuries and Fatalities

Construction is generally acknowledged as a high hazard industry. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that 849 construction workers were killed on the job in 2012 — the highest number of fatalities in any industry.

NIOSH and CPWR Offer Fall Protection Resource for Residential Construction

The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) Data Center, in conjunction with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), has funded the development of a new educational website that catalogs fall protection equipment for residential construction.

2023-03-06T15:47:22-08:00November 3, 2014|Construction Industry, Fall Prevention|1 Comment

The Vital Role of the Competent Person in Trenching and Excavation

OSHA standards require that trenching and excavation sites are inspected daily and as conditions change by a competent person before worker entry in order to ensure elimination of excavation hazards.

2023-03-06T13:11:18-08:00October 15, 2014|Trenching and Excavation|4 Comments
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