General Information

Date Added Resource Source
Aug 2015

Overlapping Vulnerabilities: The Occupational Health and Safety of Young Immigrant Workers in Small Construction Firms

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) are the initiators of an intervention effort to reach workers experiencing overlapping occupational safety and health (OSH) vulnerabilities in small construction businesses.

Feb 2014

NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topics: Nail Gun Safety

This page addresses things employers and workers can do to prevent nail gun injuries.

Dec 2013

Prevention Videos (v-Tools): Construction Hazards

The videos below show how quickly workers can be injured or killed on the job and are intended to assist those in the industry to identify, reduce, and eliminate construction-related hazards. Most of the videos are 2 to 4 minutes long, presented in clear, easily accessible vocabulary, and show common construction worksite activities.

Mar 2013

2012 OSHA Construction Industry Digest (PDF)

This informational booklet is intended to provide an overview of frequently used OSHA standards in the Construction industry.

Nov 2011

OSHA Prevention Videos - V Tools: Construction Hazards

These videos are 2-4 minutes long and show common construction work activities and hazards.

May 2011

OSHA Outreach Training Program: Construction Focus Four Training

The Construction Focus Four Training consists of lesson plans on each of the Focus Four Hazards. Each lesson plan was developed based on learning objectives; therefore, trainers must: Use these objectives when planning the training; Follow the participatory training model by applying effective training techniques; and Ensure the objectives are measured by testing each student.

Feb 2011

NIOSH: Construction

This NIOSH topic page provides direct links to additional construction topic pages.

Jul 2010

New Training Package on Health and Safety in Construction

The Building and Woodworkers' International (BWI) Health and Safety has published new construction health and safety training materials. The overall aim was to compile a comprehensive international Occupational Safety & Health (OS&H) training package, made available in the public domain by the International Labor Organization (ILO).

Apr 2008

Construction Solutions

"Construction Solutions" is CPWR's (Center for Construction Research and Training)new online database to provide contractors, owners, engineers, and construction workers free and easy access to information on construction hazards and ways to reduce or eliminate them.

Nov 2007

Spanish PowerPoint Presentations -Construction and General Industry

These materials are designed to assist trainers conducting OSHA 10-hour Construction and General Industry job safety outreach training to Hispanic workers.

Dec 2005

Construction Industry Quick Start

OSHA unveiled a new construction module for its Compliance Assistance Quick Start Web tool, the agency's Web-based tool that introduces visitors to the compliance assistance resources on OSHA's Web site. The construction module provides a step-by-step guide to help employers and workers in the construction industry comply with OSHA's construction standards.

Apr 2003

Hazard Alerts from the Center to Protect Workers' Rights (CPWR)

English and Spanish versions available at this link.

Apr 2003

OSHA Assistance for the Construction Industry

This page provides direct links to OSHA Construction Standards and agency policies.

Jan 2003

Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety & Health (eLCOSH)

Search items by hazard, trade, job site or other on this electronic database of construction safety and health topics.