Construction Safety

Construction is a high hazard industry that comprises a wide range of activities: building new structures, renovations involving additions, alterations, or maintenance, and repair of buildings or engineering projects. Construction workers engage in many activities that may expose them to serious hazards, such as falling from rooftops, unguarded machinery, being struck by heavy construction equipment, electrocutions, silica dust, and asbestos.

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General Information

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Guidelines, Procedures, and Best Practices

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Crystalline Silica

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Fall Protection

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Ladder Safety

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Training Resources

Please visit the DOE TSL Index of the IHOS SIG Website for regular training related resources. Any training related videos can be found at the Video webpage of the IHOS SIG Website.


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Tools and Other Resources

Other Resources


Last updated: 02/22/21

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