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Foundation Bracing

This is an engineered bracing for a foundation. There are vertical steel supports driven into the ground and horizontal wood support to hold the earth...

Concrete Personal Protective Equipment

The workers are wearing rubber boots and long pants when working with concrete. Concrete may have corrosives added in the mix. Proper PPE will protect...

Scaffold tag Competent Person

Scaffolds must be inspected by a competent person. This site uses a green tag to let users know the scaffold was inspected....

Scissor Lift Fall protection

This worker is using fall restraint in an aerial lift (scissor lift)...

Rest in shade

OSHA emphasizes the importance of shade in reducing the risk of heat-related illnesses. Cheap canopies are available to provide shade if no natural sh...

Wear layered clothing

To ward off cold working construction in winter, wear several layers of clothing....

Working in the cold

When working in cold weather, wear a hat that covers the ears, but fits under a hard hat....

Wear gloves on cold days

Keeping the hands warm is critical on cold days to prevent frostbite....

Deaths_from_Falls_by_Location

This image is one of five from an infographic on U.S. deaths from falls. This information is from the Construction Chart Book, Page 44, Chart 44e. It...

More construction workers die on the job than any other U.S. workforce

This image is one of five from an infographic on U.S. deaths from falls. This information is from the CPWR Construction Chart Book, Chart 38a and depi...