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Gloves used in construction

Many construction firms now require workers to wear gloves to prevent dermatitis and cuts....

Hauling tools by bucket to prevent carrying materials up a ladder.

Hauling tools and materials in a container prevents falls by allowing three points of contact on a ladder....

Dangerous elevated work practice

This photo of elevated work taking place near Cancun, Mexico shows workers without fall protection on a dangerous scaffold at great risk of falling....

Properly secured compressed gas bottles

OSHA requires securing compressed gas bottles on a construction site with caps firmly in place, like these oxygen bottles at a site in Washington, D.C...

Ladder properly staked

Ladders should be firmly secured at the base, like this, to prevent them slipping while being climbed....

3-point contact

Keeping the hands free allows safe 3-points of contact while climbing ladders....

Securing a ladder

Staking and securing the side rails of a ladder prevents falls....

Checking level of ladder

Extension ladders should be checked to ensure they are level before climbing....

Ready to work in aerial lift

Operating an aerial lift requires proper PPE and training....

Tool belt general use

The image shows a well-organized tool belt....