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Government Organizations - Workplace Safety
OSHA - Safety & Health Topics
"OSHA's Safety and Health Topics web pages provide information on specific safety and health hazards, as well as specific hazard information on different industries."
OSHA Construction Safety eTool
A site intended to act as a quick reference for the best safety practices to avoid the four most common categories of Construction work hazards - falls, electrical injuries, collision, and trenching-excavation.
NIOSH is part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Includes information about safety topics and avoiding workplace hazards.
Washington State Department of Labor & Industries: Safety & Health
"L&I is a diverse state agency dedicated to the safety, health and security of Washington's 2.5 million workers. L&I helps employers meet safety and health standards and inspects workplaces when alerted to hazards."
eLCOSH - Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety and Health
"The Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety and Health (eLCOSH.org) was developed to provide accurate, user-friendly information about safety and health for construction workers, employers, researchers and others interested in construction safety and health from a wide range of sources worldwide."
U.S. CFR - Safety & Health Regulations for Construction
Section 1926 from the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, which covers health and safety in construction worksites.
Safety Standards for Construction Work - WAC 296-155
Safety standards from the State of Washington Administrative Code for construction worksites.
Safety at the Workplace - Core Rules, WAC 296-800
Core rules for workplace safety that apply to most worksites (construction & others) from the State of Washington Administrative Code.
U.S. Mine Safety & Health Administration
Agency responsible for adminsitering safety regulations for U.S. miners-- includes resources on working in confined spaces.
Videos from WA Labor & Industries- "Eye on Safety"
Video Toolbox Talks
Video Toolbox Talks | NAHB.org
"Video Toolbox Talks are short videos and accompanying handouts that present relevant and timely information on safety hazards in the residential construction industry. Each Video Toolbox Talk explains how to recognize, abate, and prevent construction specific safety hazards through the use of techniques including best industry practices and OSHA regulatory requirements." - created by the National Home Builders Assoc. (NHBA)
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