Millions of Americans are employed in the construction industry, many of which work in residential construction. Many OSHA standards apply to residential construction for the prevention of injuries, illnesses, and fatalities.
If the process is not completely isolated from the operator, abrasive blasting dusts are a very great health risk. Respirable dust from silica sand and other abrasive materials pose a risk to the lungs.
The National Safety Council eliminates preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy.
These are the most frequently requested U.S. Department of Labor forms. You can complete some forms online, while you can download and print all others.
The United States Department of Energy is a cabinet-level department of the United States Government concerned with the United States' policies regarding energy and safety in handling nuclear material.
Job site safety should be the number one priority for any construction company. It’s the right thing to do, it helps improve morale and it keeps construction projects on schedule and under budget.