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Agriculture

Large number of agriculture safety bulletins, including dust hazards and control

Tractor Safety Guidelines [27472] ?

Safety guidance for farm tractor operators

Amusement Industry

Safety resources for the amusement industry - carnivals, etc.

Theme Park Insider Accident Watch [20523] ?

Amusement ride accident reports at major US theme parks

Arts

Health and safety for art classes, theaters, schools, and entertainment industry

Art Hazards [9339] ?

State of California guidelines for safe use of art and craft materials

Aviation

Safety materials related to aviation

Aviation Hangar Facilities [5482] ?

Building attributes

Aviation Safety [11026] ?

Implementation of the aviation safety program and requirements within the Department of the Interior

Aviation Safety and Risk Management [40091] ?

Top 10 aviation risk reduction steps

Compressed Gas

Compressed gas cylinder safety, pressure line safety, etc.

Air Gun Safety [14363] ?

Guidance on using compressed air safely in the workplace

Compressed Gas Cylinder Storage and Handling [3101] ?

Outlines gas cylinder storage and handling safety guidelines

Construction

Workplace safety and health resources for construction hazards

Demolition Specs [pdf] [18851] ?

Specs manual related to site demolition

PPE for the Construction Industry [3133] ?

Fact sheet outlines OSHA requirements for personal protective equipment in construction

Sample Construction Safety Policies - Canada [18981] ?

A company safety program should include the following policies

Scaffolding: OSHA's Revised Standard 40 CFR 1926.451 [3100] ?

Fact sheet outlining requirements of OSHA's construction standard for scaffolding

Working Safely on the Roof [35862] ?

Describes safety anchors and harnesses that can prevent a fall from the roof

Cranes-Hoists

Crane and hoist safety program materials

Conveying Systems Specs [18850] ?

Construction specs manual with sections related to cranes, etc

Hoisting and Rigging Safety [19427] ?

Text of a chapter in a safety manual

Overhead Crane Safety [529] ?

Fact sheet describing inspection, maintenace, operation and design requirements for overhead cranes

Overhead Hoist Inspection [31931] ?

Inspection checklists for hand chain-operated hoists and for electric or air-powered hoists

Dig Safe Contacts

Call before you dig contact information to locate underground utility lines

ID-Idaho Digline [25571] ?

Provide utility notification services for Idaho

Electrical

Lock Out/Tag Out Programs and technical reference materials on electrical safety

Electrical Safety [10592] ?

Minimize the risks of electrical hazards with an electrical safety program

Fact Sheet on Lockout/Tagout, 29 CFR 1910.147 [3103] ?

Fact sheet outlines the basics required by OSHA's lockout tagout standard

Hazardous Locations: Classes, Divisions, and Groups [14361] ?

Requirements for Equipment used in Hazardous Locations

Elevators

Elevator, escalator and moving walkway safety

Elevator Specs [18858] ?

Construction specs manual with sections related to elevators

Excavations

Resources on excavation and trenching safety requirements

Excavation Entrance Permit Checklist [pdf] [40357] ?

A safety checklist for inspection of excavation hazards

Fall Protection

Falls from elevations and fall protection safety resources

Fall Protection Equipment [18790] ?

A description of various fall protection equipment

Fall Protection for Aerial Work Platforms [3132] ?

Safety fact sheet outlines requirements for fall protection

Food Inspections

FDA inspection guides and manuals for specific food industries

NY-New York City Food Operators Requirements [17097] ?

Health code requirements

Food Safety

Guidance on food safety from production to consumption

Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label [40943] ?

FDA requirements for nutrition labels per 2016 final rule changes

Foodborne Illness

Guidelines on preventing foodborne illness

Preventing Foodborne Illness [31942] ?

What you can personally do to reduce your chances of contracting a foodborne illness

Forklifts

Forklift safety program materials

Forklift Battery Charging Station Safety [14368] ?

Fact sheet provides safety advice regarding charging forklift batteries

Forklift Operator Training [3162] ?

Fact sheet provides guidance

HACCP

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Plans - food safety

Understanding HACCP [20365] ?

HACCP: Understanding Hazard Analysis and the Critical Control Point System

Ladders-Platforms

Ladder and work platform safety

Ladder Requirements [518] ?

Fact sheet describing OSHA/ANSI ladder requirements and safe use

Patient Safety

Medical errors, medication errors, patient safety guidance

Delays in Treatment [18799] ?

Sentinel event data reveal that such serious problems can occur in any hospital unit, not just ER

JCAHO Sentinel Event Alerts and Solutions [7154] ?

Reference materials related to medical and medication errors

Patient Safety Resources [27819] ?

Helping patients become more actively involved in better clinical outcomes

Report a Complaint About a Health Care Organization [5015] ?

Complaint information is used to strengthen the oversight activities of the JCAHO

Sentinel Event Statistics [26684] ?

Statistics identifying causes, trends, settings and outcomes of patient safety events

Universal Protocol for Preventing Wrong Site, Wrong Procedure, Wrong Person Surgery [24564] ?

Guidance for implementing the Universal Protocol

Playgrounds

Playground safety information

Site Work: Playground Equipment [pdf] [4870] ?

Construction specs for playground equipment

Site Work: Playground Surfacing [pdf] [4869] ?

Construction specs for playground surfacing

PPE

Workplace Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Programs

Guide for Ordering the Correct Size of Personal Protective Equipment [31941] ?

Sizing for hard hats, gloves, shoes and more

Hard Hat Requirements [3116] ?

Discusses OSHA requirements for occupational head protection

Personal Protective Equipment Standards [3113] ?

Outlines the OSHA requirements for personal protective equipment

Selecting Chemical Protective Clothing for Vapor and Splash Protection [3120] ?

Discusses the proper selection of protective clothing for chemical vapor and splash protection

Spill Cleanup PPE [7921] ?

OSHA and EPA PPE requirments

Worker Protection Standard, 40 CFR Parts 156 and 170 - Pesticides [3147] ?

Fact sheet covers worker protection requirements for agricultural pesticides

PPE-Eyes

Protective eyewear materials

Choosing Protective Eyewear [3123] ?

Fact sheet outlining regulations and procedures to take when selecting protective eyewear

Goggle Selection and Use in the Workplace [31954] ?

What type of protection is needed for potential eye hazards

PPE-Gloves

Glove selection guides

Chemical Protective Gloves [3139] ?

Fact sheet provides guidelines on glove selection for chemicals

Cut Resistant Gloves [31927] ?

Tips for selection and use

Selecting the Correct Glove Size [31957] ?

How to get a proper fit

Pressure Washing

Power washing materials

Updated Pressure Washing Safety [10066] ?

Describes pressure washing safety precautions

Restaurants

Safety talks and information for restaurants and food operations

Restaurant Loss Control Toolkit [23638] ?

Safety management for the restaurant industry

Sandblasting

Safety procedures for safe sandblasting

Dangers of Sandblasting [18370] ?

Avoid Silicosis from Abrasive Sand Blasting

Signs

Safety sign requirements

ANSI Pipe Marking Standards [3106] ?

Outlines ANSI requirements for labeling hazardous materials that flow through pipes

Safety Sign and Marking Requirements [3104] ?

Describes OSHA and ANSI requirements for safety signs

Tape and Label Color Coding [3105] ?

Fact sheet that outlines the regulation requirements for marking workplace hazards

Slips and Falls

Technical safety materials on falls from walking and working surfaces

Troubleshooting: Stair Treads and Slopes [18795] ?

Building code requirements for concrete stair surfaces

Swimming

Pool and spa safety - drowning prevention

P&SS Act [pdf] [36961] ?

The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act (P&SS Act)

Recommendations for Public Pools [pdf] [10547] ?

Recommended Standards for Swimming Pool Design and Operation

Tools

Safety fact sheets and tips on the safe use of hand and power tools

Hand and Power Tool Safety [20357] ?

Proper work practices for hand and portable power tools

Hand and Power Tool Safety [39429] ?

Basic rules for tool safety






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