Construction Depot Newsletter
The Construction Depot is a newsletter focusing on safe work practices for the construction industry - news you can use to make your workplace a safer, healthier one.
- Considering the worker in workplace safety and health
- Hazard communication â do you know what's in that portable container?
- Construction safety leaders honored at GOSH conference
- Fall protection â is that roof-top anchor safe?
- A look at construction fatalities in 2012
- It's February. Do you know where your OSHA 300-A is?
- Engine exhause - pick your poison
- Arc flash - the dangers persist
- Questions and answers about electrical cords and temporary power sources
- Tool talk - coated hand tools and electrical hazards
- Update on Oregon OSHA's proposed rules
- GOSH conference coming in March
- Rulemaking: Hearings scheduled on three Oregon OSHA proposed rules
- The story behind Oregon OSHA's proposed small-capacity crane rules
- How much can you safely lift? Try Oregon OSHA's new lift calculator
- Sawing concrete? Use water.
- Don't ignore that crack in your windshield
- Backing up (and today's pop quiz question)
- 12th annual Mid-Oregon Construction Safety Summit comes to Bend Jan. 29
- Introducing Oregon OSHA's new confined space rule
- What is a fall hazard?
- When do workers need to be protected from fall hazards?
- Factors to consider in evaluating fall hazards
- The importance of planning
- Training and supervision
- Dealing with emergencies
- Globally harmonized hazard communication - what's it all about?
- Hazard communication in the workplace
- What is a hazardous chemical?
- Understanding the hazard communication process
- Preparing a written hazard communication plan
- Using safety data sheets
- Labeling containers of hazardous chemicals
- Training employees about hazard communication
- Oregon OSHA's hazard communication rules
- Tool talk: Portable abrasive grinders
- Small business and obstacles to workplace safety
- New rules update: Hazard communication
- Respirable hazard of the month: silica dust
- What's wrong with this picture
- Three new "quick facts" fact sheets from Oregon OSHA
- Tool box talk: Abrasive wheel grinders
- Tool box talk: Laser levels
- Carbon monoxide and small gas powered engines
- Lightning awareness: What are your chances of getting zapped?
- Noise induced hearing loss: perception versus reality
- Using Apps for workplace safety and health
- Since when is 'housekeeping' construction work?
- Try Oregon OSHA's new portable ladder app
- Northwest safety staff attend mobile crane training in Portland
- Oregon GOSH Conference coming to Portland: March 2013
- NIOSH team to recommend worker safety requirements in LEED green building certification
- The cost of workplace accidents: going up
- Struck-by injuries in construction - what they are and how they happen
- Update: Oregon OSHA's new confined space rule
- Update: Penalties and other Division 1 General Administrative Rules
- Oregon OSHA's "Fatality and accident reports" webpage revised
- Falls are still a risk for solar PV installers
- Speed and distraction are deadly combinations when drivers enter cnstruction work zones
- Toolbox talk: Electrocution hazards and how they happen
- Need sleep?
- Rules updates
- Since when do landscapers need to worry about falling?
- Scaffold safety: Mast climbing work platforms
- Reporting overnight hospitalizations and fatalities
- Celebrate Safety Break for Oregon on May 9
- Rulemaking updates
- Is there lead where your employees will be working?
- Scaffold safety: Is fall protection required during erecting and dismantling work?
- Electrical Safety and the NFPA 70E
- Oregon OSHA's "top violations" reports are now just clicks away
- When does your forklift become a crane?
- Power line safety â evaluating the work zone
- New online citation appeal and extension request form now available
- The cost of workplace accidents: it’s more than you think
- Get the lead out - blood lead reporting in Oregon
- Free rigging and forklifts
- How ladder accidents happen
- Oregon OSHA's new Confined Spaces rule delayed
- New ODOT temporary traffic control handbook available
- Cascade Occupational Safety and Health Conference coming to Eugene
- Recent changes to Oregon OSHA's construction industry rules
- Construction safety conference coming to Bend, Jan. 24
- Most frequently violated construction rules for 2011 - fall protection tops the list (again)
- Understanding what's new in Oregon OSHA's lead rules
- New guide: Cranes and derricks in construction
Archived issues: Summer 2001-Spring 2008