Falls from Moving Machinery - One of the most dangerous jobs
facing construction workers involves working with and around
equipment used to handle materials.
Equipment Maintenance - The maintenance, repair, cleaning,
and storage of tools used on a construction site can help in
the prevention of injuries and deaths. It is not only important
to perform proper maintenance for the sake of the equipment,
but this can prove helpful for the individuals using the
Electric Power - A mistake around electricity could easily be
Ergonomics - The way you organize the elements of your
workplace to fit your individual needs is probably the most
important consideration in working comfortably. You can save
time and effort throughout the work day by taking a few
minutes to think about the best position for your equipment
and the most effective use of your space.
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First Aid - Do's and Don'ts - When attempting to aid an
accident victim, an untrained person may do more harm than
Confined Spaces - includes job site poster. Many
construction sites have enclosed areas where work is done.
These areas can create hazards such as lack of oxygen,
explosive or toxic gases, electrical shock and materials
falling from above. Many of these hazards can kill or injure
workers.Many would-be rescuers have died entering a
Post-Accident and Reasonable Suspicion Drug Testing - This
article addresses an employer's ability to conduct two forms
of drug testing: (1) post-accident testing; and (2)
reasonable suspicion testing.