Aerial Devices and Elevating Equipment

  • Aerial Devices - Vehicle-Mounted Elevating & Rotating Work Platforms (PDF). Through the OSHA and Altec Alliance, Altec developed "Aerial Devices - Vehicle-Mounted Elevating & Rotating Work Platforms." The pamphlet provides information in English and Spanish to help employers inform their employees about the hazards with working on aerial devices and identifies guidelines for employees to follow. (2008, January; Spanish Translation 2008, August)
  • Aerial Equipment - Electrical Hazards (PDF). Through the OSHA and Altec Alliance, Altec developed "Aerial Equipment - Electrical Hazards." The pamphlet provides information in English and Spanish to help employers inform their employees about the electrical hazards associated with working on aerial devices and identifies guidelines for employees to follow. (2008, January; Spanish Translation 2008, August)
  • Operator Training for Aerial Equipment (PDF). Through the OSHA and Altec Alliance, Altec developed "Operator Training for Aerial Equipment - General Training Guidance." The pamphlet provides information in English and Spanish to help employers identify the training recommended for employees on the inspection and operation of aerial equipment. (2008, January; Spanish Translation 2008, August)

Airline Industry

Ammonia Safety

Automotive Service and Repair

  • Personal Protective Equipment: General Recommendations for Automotive Refinishing Coating Applications. (PDF) (2018, March). Through the OSHA Alliance Program, the American Chemistry Council's Aliphatic Diisocyanates Panel developed an infographic that provides personal protective equipment recommendations for the automotive refinish market.
  • Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) Battery Handling and Safety Online Training Course. Through the OSHA and Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair (CCAR) Alliance, CCAR created at online training course addressing the safe handling of Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) batteries. The course may be accessed for free by registering here.
  • Quick Card: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-Powered Vehicles - Automotive Repair Industry (PDF). Through the OSHA and Coordinating Committee for Auto Repair (CCAR) Alliance, CCAR developed the "Quick Card: CNG-Powered Vehicles - Automotive Repair Industry." The Quick Card provides information to workers in the automotive repair industry on the basic safety requirements before working on CNG vehicles. (2010, February).
  • Quick Card: Hexavalent Chromium - Automotive Collision Repair Industry (PDF). Through the OSHA and Coordinating Committee for Auto Repair (CCAR) Alliance, CCAR developed the "Quick Card: Hexavalent Chromium - Automotive Collision Repair Industry." The Quick Card provides employees in the automotive collision repair industry with precautions that must be taken when refinishing motor vehicle parts. (2009, January).

Biological Safety

  • General Microbiology Fact Sheet (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Biological Safety Association (ABSA) Alliance, ABSA developed a fact sheet providing laboratory workers with a reference tool for the most common diseases including information on transmission, signs and symptoms, and incubation period as well as a micrograph visual aid. (2010, December).
  • Principles of Biosafety Fact Sheet (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Biological Safety Association (ABSA) Alliance, ABSA developed a fact sheet providing laboratory workers with safety information through twelve valuable rules of biosafety. (2008, April).
  • Principles of Good Microbiological Practice Fact Sheet (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Biological Safety Association (ABSA) Alliance, ABSA developed a fact sheet providing laboratory workers with a reference tool on the proper handling and safety procedures for working with infectious agents or materials. (2011, May).
  • Select Agent Diseases Fact Sheet (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Biological Safety Association (ABSA) Alliance, ABSA developed a fact sheet providing laboratory workers with a reference tool that includes the symptoms, transmission, and treatment for some of the most commonly encountered pathogens or biological toxins that are federally regulated and have the potential to pose a severe threat to public health and safety. (2008, July).
  • Zoonotic Diseases Fact Sheet (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Biological Safety Association (ABSA) Alliance, ABSA developed a fact sheet providing laboratory workers with a reference tool that includes the symptoms, transmission, and treatment for some of the most commonly encountered diseases that are generally found in animals but can be spread to humans. (2008, July).

Chemical Exposures

Cold Stress

  • Best Practice for Cold Weather Awareness (PDF). Through the OSHA and the American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a document that provides employees in the industry with information on safe practices and standards for working in cold temperatures, including cold injury risk factors and warning signs. The document also includes measures that employers should take to protect workers from cold stress. (2016, March)
  • Cold Illness Identification Toolbox Talk (PDF). (2015, November). Through the OSHA and Airline Ground Safety Panel (AGSP) Alliance, the AGSP developed a toolbox talk that identifies the symptoms and appropriate responses to cold stress and discusses how to prevent it.

Concrete Sawing and Drilling

  • CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Aggressive Driving and Road Rage Fact Sheet (PDF). Through the OSHA and Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA), CSDA developed a Fact Sheet that identifies factors that can lead to aggressive driving and/or road rage. (2012, September).
  • CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Defensive Driving Fact Sheet (PDF). Through the OSHA and Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA), CSDA developed "CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Defensive Driving." The Fact Sheet addresses best practices for defensive driving of motor vehicles. (2009, January).
  • CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Distracted Driving English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA) Alliance, CSDA developed a Fact Sheet that addresses steps employers and employees can take to avoid distracted driving. (2011, November; Spanish translation 2012, September).
  • CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Electrical Safety Fact Sheet English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA) Alliance, CSDA developed a Fact Sheet that addresses best practices for working around electrical conductors and equipment. (2010, March; Spanish translation 2011 September).
  • CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Hearing Conservation Fact Sheet (PDF). Through the OSHA and Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA) Alliance, CSDA developed a Fact Sheet that addresses best practices for reducing noise-induced hearing loss. (2011, November).
  • CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Highway Workzone Safety Checklist English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA) Alliance, CSDA developed "CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Highway Workzone Safety Checklist" The Checklist identifies hazards associated with sawing and cutting adjacent to a highway workzone and safe work practices to help reduce or eliminate the risk of injuries or illnesses. (2007, January).
  • CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Ladder Safety Fact Sheet (PDF). Through the OSHA and Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA) Alliance, CSDA developed a Fact Sheet that identifies precautions and guidelines for the safe use of step ladders and straight (extension) ladders in the sawing and drilling industry. (2011, July).
  • CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Scaffold Safety Fact Sheet English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA) Alliance, CSDA developed a Fact Sheet that addresses best practices for general scaffold setup requirements and use. (2011, July Spanish translation 2012, September).

Cranes and Hoists

  • Best Practices
    • Overhead Lifting Best Practices Guide. Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed best practices for guidance for owners, users, designers, purchasers, specifiers, and others who may be involved in material handling and supply chain logistics. (2022, January). 
  • Brochures
  • Fact Sheets
    • Fact Sheet No. 1: Proper Inspection and Maintenance of Overhead Cranes and Hoists English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with inspection and maintenance of overhead cranes and hoists, including information on standards, reference manuals, and safety tips for the application and operation of overhead material handling equipment. (2006, September; Spanish translation 2010, July).
    • Fact Sheet No. 2: Hoists, Cranes, Pullers - Safety & Warning Labels and Test Certification English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with safety and warning labels test certification, including information concerning items that operators and inspectors need to know when purchasing, installing or using hoist, crane and puller equipment. (2006, September; Spanish translation 2010, March).
    • Fact Sheet No. 3: Proper Inspection of Wire Rope Used on Hoists (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with the inspection of wire ropes used on hoists, including information to determine if a wire rope is damaged and should be replaced. (2011, June).
    • Fact Sheet No. 4: Radio Controls Can Enhance Safety and Productivity (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with radio controls improving safety and productivity when used with overhead cranes. (2012, December).
    • Fact Sheet No. 5: Crane Components That Can Improve Safety, Reliability, and Maintenance (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed fact sheet addressing crane components that can improve safety, reliability, and maintenance, including horns, warning/crane lights, and walkways. (2012, December).
  • Flowcharts
    • Crane Assembly & Disassembly - Around Power Lines Flowchart English/Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Altec Alliance, Altec developed a flowchart to help employers comply with OSHA's requirements for assembly and disassembly of cranes around power lines. (2012, April; Spanish translation, 2013 September).
    • Crane Operation Around Power Lines Flowchart English/Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Altec Alliance, Altec developed a flowchart to help employers comply with OSHA's requirements for crane operation around power lines. (2012, April; Spanish translation, 2013 September).
  • Safety Tips Cards
    • Overhead Crane Safety Tips Card: General Tips (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety tips card addressing issues associated with overhead crane safety, including general safety tips for overhead crane operators. (2010, September).
    • Overhead Crane Safety Tips Card: Before Each Shift (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety tips card addressing issues associated with overhead crane safety, including tips for overhead crane operators to follow before each shift or before the crane is used each shift. (2010, September).
    • Overhead Crane Safety Tips Card: Before Operating the Crane and Applying the Load (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety tips card addressing issues associated with overhead crane safety, including tips for overhead crane operators to follow before operating cranes and applying loads. (2010, September).
    • Overhead Crane Safety Tips Card: Operating the Crane and Moving the Load (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety tips card addressing issues associated with overhead crane safety, including tips for crane operators to follow while operating a crane and moving loads, (2010, September).
    • Overhead Crane Safety Tips Card: Parking the Load (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety tips card addressing issues associated with overhead crane safety, including tips for overhead crane operators to follow before parking the load. (2010, September).
    • Overhead Crane Safety Tips Card: Fall Protection for Overhead Crane Operators and Service Providers (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety tips card addressing issues associated with overhead crane safety, including tips for overhead crane operators to follow to prevent falls. (2010, September).
  • Safety Tips Sheets
    • Safety Tips Sheet No. 1: Proper Use of Hand Signals for Cab-Controlled Cranes English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety tip sheet addressing issues associated with the use of hand signals for cab-controlled cranes, including information regarding nine industry standard hand signals that are used for communication between the operator in the crane cab and the floor person. (2006, September; Spanish translation 2012, August).
    • Safety Tips Sheet No. 2: Pre-Operational Equipment Check of Cranes and Hoists English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, the Alliance participants developed a safety tips sheet addressing issues associated with safe crane operation, including information on a pre-operational equipment checklist for cranes and hoists. (2006, September; Spanish translation 2012, August).
    • Safety Tips Sheet No. 3: Safe Lifting Practices English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety tips sheet addressing issues associated with safe lifting practices, including information for workers moving loads of material. (2006, September; Spanish translation 2010, March).
    • Safety Tips Sheet No. 4: Hoist Operation English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety tips sheet addressing issues associated with hoist operation, including information on what an operator should and should not do while operating a hoist. (2006, September; Spanish translation 2012, August).
    • Safety Tips Sheet No. 5: Employee Guidelines for Safe Carrying and Transporting Loads (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety tips sheet providing workers with guidelines on the safe carrying and transporting of loads. (2008, May).
    • Safety Tips Sheet No. 6: Management Guidelines for Safe Carrying and Transporting of Loads (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety tips sheet that provides employers with information on the safe carrying and transporting of loads. (2008, May).
    • Safety Tips Sheet No. 7: Hazard Evaluation Checklist for Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, or Pulling (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety tips sheet providing workers with a checklist to help identify hazards when moving loads of material. (2008, May).
    • Safety Tips Sheet No. 8: Alternatives to Manual Handling of Individual Containers (PDF). Through the Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety tips sheet providing workers with information regarding alternatives to manual handling of containers. (2008, May).
    • Safety Tips Sheet No. 9: When and Why to Use Overhead Lifting as Opposed to Manual Lifting (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety tips sheet providing workers with information on when to use overhead lifting opposed to manual lifting techniques. (2009, December).
    • Safety Tips Sheet No. 10: 4 Ways Cranes and Monorails Can Improve Ergonomics (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety tips sheet providing workers with information on ways cranes and monorails can improve ergonomics. (2009, December).
    • Safety Sheet No. 12: Hoist/Trolley Control - Contactor vs. Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety sheet providing workers with information on the differences between contractor and VFD hoist/trolley controls. (2015, April).
    • Safety Sheet No. 13: General Safety Guidance for Lever Hoists (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety sheet providing workers with information on the safe operation of lever hoists. (2015, April).
    • Safety Sheet No. 14 : Workstation Crane and Patented Track Systems Inspection (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety sheet providing workers with information on inspecting workstation cranes and patented track systems. (2015, April).
    • Safety Sheet No. 15: Overhead Manual Chain Hoist (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety sheet providing workers with information on the safe operation of overhead manual chain hoists. (2015, April).

Designing For Safety

Electrical Safety

  • CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Electrical Safety Fact Sheet English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA) Alliance, CSDA developed a Fact Sheet that addresses best practices for working around electrical conductors and equipment. (2010, March; Spanish translation 2011 September).
  • High Voltage (>1000 Volts) Electrical Safety and Injuries (PDF). Through the OSHA and the Energy Recovery Council (ERC) Alliance, ERC developed "High Voltage (>1000 Volts) Electrical Safety and Injuries." The fact sheet reviews how workers can protect themselves during high voltage work. (2010, February).
  • NFPA 70E Electrical Safety Presentation (PDF). Through the OSHA and Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Alliance, IEC developed a presentation to provide the electrical industry with information about electrical safety practices and procedures. (2007, August; updated 2013, July).
  • Quick Tips for Identifying Counterfeit Marks (PDF). Developed through the OSHA and ACIL Alliance, the Quick Tips provides information on how to identify counterfeit marks and products in the workplace. (2006, September).
  • White Paper: The Threat of Counterfeit Product Approval Marks Warrants Aggressive Detection and Enforcement Action (PDF). Developed through the OSHA and ACIL Alliance, the White Paper provides information to help safety and health professionals and the public understand the dangers of products with counterfeit marks. (2006, September).

Ergonomics

  • Beyond Getting Started: A Resource Guide for Implementing a Safe Patient Handling Program in the Acute Care Setting (PDF). Through the OSHA and Association of Occupational Health Professionals (AOHP) Alliance, AOHP developed a guide that addresses patient handling with the goal of providing the necessary tools for the occupational health professional to implement a safe patient handling program. (2006, June; updated 2011, November; updated 2014; April).
  • Ergonomic Guidelines for Common Job Function Within the Telecommunications Industry (PDF). Through the OSHA and National Telecommunications Safety Panel (NTSP) Alliance, NTSP developed "Ergonomic Guidelines for Common Job Functions Within the Telecommunications Industry." The Guidelines provide information to help telecommunications industry employees prevent ergonomic injuries. (2004, March; updated 2007, November).
  • Laptop Computers (PDF). Through the OSHA and National Telecommunications Safety Panel (NTSP) Alliance, NTSP developed "Laptop Computers." The document provides information to help employees prevent ergonomic injuries when using laptop computers. (2007, November).
  • Office Lighting Fact Sheet (PDF). Through the OSHA and National Telecommunications Safety Panel (NTSP) Alliance, NTSP developed "Office Lighting Fact Sheet." The fact sheet explains the relationship between office lighting and ergonomics. (2009, October).
  • Prevention of Strains, Sprains, and Material Handling Injuries in Construction (PPSX) and (PDF). Through the Alliance Program Construction Roundtable, participants developed a slide presentation on the prevention of strains, sprains, and material handling injuries in construction. (2010, July).
  • Retail Store Ergonomics Fact Sheet (PDF). Through the OSHA and National Telecommunications Safety Panel (NTSP) Alliance, NTSP developed "Retail Sales Ergonomics Fact Sheet." This Fact Sheet highlights potential cumulative trauma disorder risk factors and provides practical solutions for improving health and comfort for wireless retail associates. (2010, May).
  • Shoveling Fact Sheet (PDF). Through the OSHA and National Telecommunications Safety Panel (NTSP) Alliance, NTSP developed "Shoveling Fact Sheet." The fact sheet provides ergonomic tips and suggestions for safe shoveling. (2010, March).
  • Sprains and Strains Prevention Toolbox Safety Talk (PDF). Through the Alliance Program Construction Roundtable, participants developed a toolbox talk on the prevention of sprains and strains in construction. (2010, July).
  • Strains, Sprains and Material Handling Safety Tips for Employers (PDF). Through the Alliance Program Construction Roundtable, participants developed safety tips sheets for employers and workers focusing on the reduction of strains and sprains in the construction industry. (2011, February).

Excavation and Trenching

  • Best Practices Fact Sheets
    • Best Practices Working in Confined Spaces During Construction (PDF). APCA developed a best practice fact sheet addressing issues associated with confined spaces including definition of confined spaces, definition of permit required spaces, responsibilities, and training requirements. (2017, May).
    • Backhoe Operation Best Practices for Supervisory Personnel and Operators English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with the operation of backhoe equipment such as pre- and post-operation procedures and safe operation considerations. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
    • Dozer Operation Best Practices for Supervisory Personnel and Operators English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with the operation of dozer equipment such as pre- and post-operation procedures and safe operation considerations. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
    • Excavation and Trenching Best Practices for Operators English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with excavation and trenching activities such as worksite preparation, personal protective equipment, and collapse prevention. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
    • Excavation and Trenching Best Practices for Supervisory Personnel English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with supervision of workers who are engaged in excavation and trenching activities such as worksite preparation, personal protective equipment, and collapse prevention. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
    • Excavator Operation Best Practices for Supervisory Personnel, Operators, and Workers English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with the operation of excavation equipment such as pre- and post-operation procedures, safe operation considerations, and supervisory recommendations. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
    • Horizontal Directional Drilling Best Practices for Operators English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA a fact sheet addressing issues associated with the operation of horizontal directional drilling equipment such as pre- and post-operation procedures and safe operation considerations. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
    • Horizontal Directional Drilling Best Practices for Supervisory Personnel English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA a fact sheet addressing issues associated with supervision of workers who are engaged in the operation of horizontal directional drilling equipment such as pre- and post-operation procedures and safe operation considerations. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
    • Locating Underground Lines English (PDF) Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with locating and identifying underground pipelines/utilities before beginning an excavation. (2012, July; Spanish Translation March 2013).
    • Pressure Testing Best Practices for Personnel Conducting the Test English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with pressure testing activities such as pre-test preparation, connection hazards, and worker protection. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
    • Pressure Testing Best Practices for Supervisory Personnel English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with the supervision of workers who are engaged in pressure testing activities such as pre-test planning, leak testing, and test medium disposal. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
    • Sideboom Operation Best Practices for Supervisory Personnel, Operators, and Workers English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with the operation of sideboom equipment such as understanding sideboom operational/equipment requirements and safe operation considerations. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
    • Telehandler Operation – For Supervisory Personnel and Operators (English) (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a best practices fact sheet for supervisory personnel and operators addressing pre-operation, operation, and post operation of telehandlers. (2014, September). The fact sheet is also available in Spanish (PDF) as an APCA product, which was developed outside of the Alliance Program. (Spanish translation 2016, May).
    • Transporting and Handling of Pipe (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a best practices fact sheet for workers focusing on the transporting and handling of pipelines. (2015, May).
    • Vacuum Lift Systems Best Practices (English) (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a best practices fact sheet, which provides best practice guidelines for personnel during pre-operation, operation, and post operation of vacuum lifts. (2015, September). The fact sheet is also available in Spanish (PDF) as an APCA product, which was developed outside of the Alliance Program. (Spanish translation 2016, May).
  • Safety Cards
    • Practice Trench Safety. It Saves Lives. English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training Alliance, CPWR developed an infographic focusing on trench safety, including recommended precautions to protect workers. (2018, November).
  • Toolbox Safety Talks. Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed the following toolbox talks for employers and workers:
    • Working with Silica (PDF). APCA developed a toolbox talk for workers focusing on the hazards related to silica. (2017, April). The toolbox talk covers requirements of the final rule for construction employers and was adapted for this industry from a toolbox talk developed by the Sealant Waterproofing and Restoration Institute.
    • Distracted Driving English (PDF) Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk on distracted driving, including the types of distractions and common distractions, such as texting. (2012, September).
    • Tool Box Safety Topic: Bloodborne Pathogens English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk addressing issues associated with bloodborne pathogens such as personal protective equipment, cleaning and sanitizing the workplace, and waste handling. (2009, December; Spanish Translation 2010, December).
    • Tool Box Safety Topic: Electrical Safety English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk addressing issues associated with electrical safety such as the most frequent causes of electrical injuries and ground fault protection. (2009, December; Spanish Translation 2012, October).
    • Tool Box Safety Topic: Excavation and Trenching English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk addressing issues associated with excavation and trenching activities such as cave in hazards, competent person, and occupied excavation. (2009, October; Spanish Translation 2012, October).
    • Tool Box Safety Topic: Hazard Communication English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk addressing hazard communication issues such as hazardous materials written programs, material safety data sheets, respirators, and hazardous materials identification systems. (2009, October; Revised 2013, February; Spanish Translation September, 2013).
    • Tool Box Safety Topic: Personal Protective Equipment English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk addressing personal protective equipment issues such as eye protection, foot protection, and hearing protection. (2009, October; Spanish Translation 2011, February).
    • Tool Box Safety Topic: Respiratory Protection English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk addressing issues associated with respiratory protection such respiratory protection written programs and respirator use. (2009, October; Spanish Translation 2011, February).
    • Tool Box Safety Topic: The Spotter English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk addressing issues associated with the use of spotters such as when to use a spotter, equipment operator and spotter responsibilities, and hand signals. (2010, July; Spanish Translation 2012, October).
    • Tool Box Safety Topic: Working Around Heavy Equipment (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk addressing issues associated with working in the "Danger Zone" around heavy equipment such as blind spots, rotating machinery, overhead hazards, and swing radius. (2010, December).
    • Tool Box Safety Topic: Working in Close Proximity to Overhead Powerlines (English) (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk on the hazards related to working close to overhead power lines. (2010, December). This Tool Box Safety Topic is also available in Spanish (PDF) as an APCA product, which was developed outside of the Alliance Program. (Spanish translation 2016, May).

Fall Protection

  • Fall Protection English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA Alliance Program Construction Roundtable Fall Protection Workgroup, the Sealant Waterproofing and Restoration Institute developed a slide presentation on fall protection issues in the construction industry, including fall protection systems. (2007, June; Spanish translation 2009, April).
  • Prevention of Fall Fatalities and Injuries in Construction English (PPT), Spanish (PPT). Through the Construction Roundtable, representatives from construction-related Alliances developed "Prevention of Fall Fatalities and Injuries in Construction." The slide presentation focuses on the top causes of falls in the construction industry and provides fall prevention guidance for design engineers, contractors and workers. (2008, October).

Fireworks Safety

Forging Industry

  • Help Prevent Eye Injuries Tips Sheet (PDF). Through the OSHA and Forging Industry Association (FIA) Alliance, FIA developed "Help Prevent Eye Injuries Tips Sheet." The Tips Sheet identifies activities and tasks in the forging industry that may cause an eye injury and provides information on how to help prevent eye injuries. (2008, March).
  • Help Prevent Hand Lacerations Tips Sheet (PDF). Through the OSHA and Forging Industry Association (FIA) Alliance, FIA developed "Help Prevent Hand Lacerations Tips Sheet." The Tips Sheet addresses reducing the risk of hand lacerations in the forging industry. (2008, March).
  • Reduce the Risk of Back Injuries Tips Sheet (PDF). Through the OSHA and Forging Industry Association (FIA) Alliance, FIA developed "Reduce the Risk of Back Injuries Tips Sheet." The Tips Sheet provides information on reducing the risk of back injuries in the forging industry. (2008, March).

General Industry

Hazard Communication

Through the OSHA and Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) Alliance, SCHC developed the following Information Sheets regarding Hazard Communication Standard (HCS 2012) requirements:

Healthcare

Heat Stress

  • Heat Illness Identification Toolbox Talk (PDF). Through the OSHA and Airline Ground Safety Panel (AGSP) Alliance, the AGSP developed a toolbox talk on heat illness prevention that identifies the symptoms and appropriate responses to those conditions. (2015, July).
  • Heat-Related Deaths in Construction. Through the OSHA and CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training Alliance, CPWR developed an infographic with statistics on heat fatalities in the construction industry.  (2022, August).
  • Job-Related Factors that Increase Risk of Heat-Related Illness and Death. Through the OSHA and CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training Alliance, CPWR developed an infographic on job-related risk factors for health illness. (2022, August).
  • Nobody Likes It Hot: Preventing Heat Stress in At-Risk Workers (PDF). Through the OSHA and The Joint Commission (TJC)/Joint Commission Resources (JCR) Alliance, JCR developed an article on heat related illnesses, including signs and symptoms of various illnesses and prevention and treatment tactics. (2011, June).
  • Preventing Heat-Related Deaths in Construction: The Importance of Acclimatization. Through the OSHA and CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training Alliance, CPWR developed an infographic on acclimatizing to working in hot conditions. (2022, August).
  • Protect Yourself Against Heat Exposure. English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training Alliance, CPWR developed an infographic on how to protect yourself from heat exposure by following heat safety practices. (2018, September).

Hexavalent Chromium

  • Quick Card: Hexavalent Chromium - Automotive Collision Repair Industry (PDF). Through the OSHA and Coordinating Committee for Auto Repair (CCAR) Alliance, CCAR developed the "Quick Card: Hexavalent Chromium - Automotive Collision Repair Industry." The Quick Card provides employees in the automotive collision repair industry with precautions that must be taken when refinishing motor vehicle parts. (2009, January)

Isocyanates

Through the American Chemistry Council- CPI alliance, The ACC's Diisocyanates Panel developed the following resources:

Ladder Safety

  • Ladder Safety Toolbox Talks. Through the Alliance Program Construction Roundtable, participants developed a series of toolbox talks focusing on ladder safety. (2007, October; Spanish Translation 2011, July):

Landcare and Horticulture

  • Safe Fueling of Vehicles, Equipment, and Containers with Liquid Fuels (Gasoline and Diesel) Card (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance, NALP developed a card describing general safety tips to help prevent injuries and fatalities while adding fuel to landscaping vehicles and equipment. (2017, February)
  • Chipper Saftey (PDF). Through the OSHA and Altec Alliance, Altec developed a brochure that provides information in English and Spanish to help employers identify the training recommended for employees as well as tips on the inspection, transportation, and work practices of chipper operators and chipper devices. (2011, August).
  • Gasoline Powered Cut-off Machines Card English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance, NALP developed a card describing general safety tips to help prevent injuries to those working with gasoline powered cut-off machines. (2008, November, Updated 2009, March).
  • Interior Plantscaping General Safety Tips Card English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance, NALP developed a card describing general safety tips to help prevent injuries during interior plantscaping activities. (2012, November; Spanish translation; 2013, January).
  • Interior Plantscaping Ladder Safety Card English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance, NALP developed a card describing general safety tips and best practices to help prevent injuries when using ladders to maintain plants that are above shoulder level in plantscaping. (2010, October; Spanish translation 2011, December).
  • Leaving a Job Site in the Middle of a Landscape Design/Build Installation Project English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance, NALP developed a fact sheet providing safety tips for leaving a job site, including information related to site access and security, slipping/tripping hazards, and equipment and materials. (2012, November; Spanish translation March 2013).
  • Mobile Device Distractions in the Workplace English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance (formerly PLANET), NALP developed a fact sheet focusing on mobile device distractions in the workplace. (2015, March; Spanish 2015, May).
  • Mower and Hedge Trimmer Safety English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance (formerly PLANET), NALP developed a card focusing on lawn mower and hedge trimmer safe work practices. (2015, March; Spanish 2015, May).
  • Personal Protective Equipment for Mixing Chemicals in Lawn Care Card English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance, NALP developed a card describing the best practices for personal protective equipment when mixing chemicals in lawn care. (2008, November, Updated March, 2009).
  • Preventing Injuries to your Eyes and Ears in Landscaping Card English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance, NALP developed a card describing general safety tips to help prevent injuries to eyes and ears during landscaping operations. (2012, November; Spanish Translation 2013, January).
  • Preventing Repetitive Motion Injuries in Interior Plantscaping English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance, NALP developed a card providing general safety information on how interior plantscaping workers can prevent and reduce the severity of repetitive motion injuries. (2013, September; Spanish translation October 2013).
  • Roadside Safety English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance, NALP developed a card providing general safety information on how to work next to motor vehicle traffic during landscaping projects, including the use worker safety apparel and temporary traffic safety barriers. (2013, September; Spanish translation November 2013).
  • Safety Tips Sheet No. 1: Slip and Trip Injuries English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). This NALP-developed tips sheet for employers and employees describes the possible causes of slip and trip injuries in the landcare industry and how the injuries could be prevented. (2006, June).
  • Safety Tips Sheet No. 2: Reducing the Risk of Lifting Injuries in the Landscape and Horticultural Industries English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). This NALP-developed tips sheet for employers and employees describes possible causes of lifting injuries in the landcare industry and how the injuries could be prevented. (2006, June).
  • Safety Tips Sheet No. 3: Driving Defensively to Reduce the Risk of a Motor Vehicle Crash English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). This NALP-developed tips sheet for employers and employees describes possible conditions that can cause a motor vehicle crash and offers defensive driving safety tips. (2006, June).
  • Safety Tips Sheet No. 4: Reducing the Risk of an Amputation English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). This NALP-developed tips sheet for employers and employees provides information on amputations in the horticultural industry and offers safety tips for reducing the risk of amputations. (2006, June).
  • Securing Equipment Safely for Transport English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance (formerly PLANET), NALP developed a card focusing on properly securing landscape equipment safe for transport. (2015, March; Spanish 2015, May).
  • Using Small Equipment Safely in Landscaping Card English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance, NALP developed a card describing general safety tips to help prevent injuries to those working with small equipment in landscaping. (2008, November, Updated 2009, March).

Laser Safety

Maritime

Metalforming Industry

  • Avoid Slips, Trips and Falls (PDF). Through the OSHA and Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Alliance, PMA developed this poster that provides safety tips for employees on how to avoid slips, trips and falls in the metalforming industry. (2008, March).
  • Dress for Safety (PDF). Through the OSHA and Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Alliance, PMA developed this poster that identifies how employees can dress safely when working around equipment in the metalforming industry. (2008, March).
  • Ergonomics Checklist (PDF). Through the OSHA and Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Alliance, PMA developed a checklist providing information to help evaluate and identify ergonomics-related issues in the workplace. (2007, October).
  • Lockout/Tagout Checklist (PDF). Through the OSHA and Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Alliance, PMA developed a lockout/tagout checklist that provides information to help identify potential safety issues commonly found in industrial facilities. (2011, December).
  • Machine Guarding Checklist (PDF). Through the OSHA and Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Alliance, PMA developed a machine guarding checklist that provides information to help identify potential safety issues commonly found in industrial facilities. (2012, March).
  • Mechanical Power Presses Checklist (PDF). Through the OSHA and Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Alliance, PMA developed a checklist providing information to help evaluate and identify mechanical power press-related issues in the plant. (2007, November).
  • Protect Yourself from Injury (PDF). Through the OSHA and Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Alliance, PMA developed this poster that provides safety tips for employees working with machinery in the metalforming industry. (2008, March).
  • Reduce the Risk of Back Injuries (PDF). Through the OSHA and Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Alliance, PMA developed this poster that provides safe lifting and packing tips for employees in the metalforming industry. (2008, March).
  • Safety First Training Program. Through the OSHA and Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Alliance, PMA revised the "PMA Safety First Training Program" DVD which provides a first-day-on-the-job safety awareness introduction for new employees, temporary workers, and contractors in the metalforming industry. (2008, September).

Motor Vehicle Safety

  • CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Aggressive Driving and Road Rage Fact Sheet (PDF). Through the OSHA and Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA), CSDA developed a Fact Sheet that identifies factors that can lead to aggressive driving and/or road rage. (2012, September).
  • CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Defensive Driving Fact Sheet (PDF). Through the OSHA and Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA), CSDA developed "CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Defensive Driving." The Fact Sheet addresses best practices for defensive driving of motor vehicles. (2009, January).
  • CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Distracted Driving English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA) Alliance, CSDA developed a Fact Sheet that addresses steps employers and employees can take to avoid distracted driving. (2011, November; Spanish translation 2012, September).
  • Safety Tips Sheet: Driving Defensively to Reduce the Risk of a Motor Vehicle Crash English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) Alliance, NALP developed this tips sheet for employers and employees describing possible conditions that can cause a motor vehicle crash and offering defensive driving safety tips. (2006, June).
  • Toolbox Talk: Distracted Driving English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk on distracted driving, including the types of distractions and common distractions, such as texting. (2012, September).
  • Toolbox Talk: Distracted Driving by Airline Employees on the Ramp and Airport Roadways (PDF). Through the OSHA and Airline Ground Safety Panel (AGSP) Alliance, the AGSP developed a Toolbox Talk that identifies the three main types of distraction and provides suggestions for limiting them. (2012, January).
  • Toolbox Talk: Driving Safety English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). (2012, January; Spanish translation 2013, July). Through the OSHA and Sealant, Waterproofing, and Restoration Institute (SWRI) Alliance, SWRI developed this toolbox talk with tips for keeping safe on the road.

Oil and Gas

  • Fluid Transfer Transport Hazard Alert, Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and National STEPS Network and NIOSH Alliance, the organizations developed a hazard alert on toxic and flammable gas hazards that may be present during vacuum loading and off-loading operations in the oil and gas industry. (2021, October; Spanish translation 2022, June).
  • Ground Disturbance in U.S. Onshore Upstream Oil and Gas Construction and Maintenance Activities (PDF). Through the OSHA and National STEPS Network and NIOSH Alliance, the organizations developed a hazard alert on ground disturbance activities (e.g., excavating, digging, grading) near underground utilities. (2018, December).
  • Multi-Gas Monitors for Oil and Gas Industry Hazard Alert: English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and National STEPS Network and NIOSH Alliance, the organizations developed a hazard alert on the proper use and limitations of multi-gas monitors. (2017, December; Spanish translation 2017, December).
  • Prevention of Fatalities from Ignition of Vapors by Mobile Engines and Auxiliary Motors Hazard Alert: English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and National STEPS Network and NIOSH Alliance, the organizations developed a hazard alert on how to prevent fires and explosions caused by ignition of vapors by motorized equipment during drilling, servicing, and production operations. (2017, June; Spanish translation 2017, July).
  • Hot Work in Oilfields Hazard Alert: English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and National STEPS Network and NIOSH Alliance, the organizations developed a hazard alert on how to prevent fatalities associated with hot work on oilfield tanks, tankers and related equipment. (2016, September; Spanish translation 2017, May).
  • Tank Hazard Alert: English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and National STEPS Network and NIOSH Alliance, the organizations developed a hazard alert focusing on how to recognize and avoid hazards while opening thief hatches of chemical storage tanks. (2015, May; Spanish translation 2015, May).

Power Tools

Portuguese-Language Products

Rough Terrain Vehicles
  • Preventing Rough Terrain Forklift Accidents Best Practices. English (PDF), Portuguese (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Alliance, AEM developed a safety bulletin to provide users of rough terrain forklifts with information on how to prevent injury or death when operating rough terrain forklifts by preventing overturns and run-over accidents. (2008, March; Portuguese translation 2010, May)
  • "To See" Best Practices Bulletin: Preventing Rough Terrain Worklift Accidents. English (PDF), Portuguese (PDF), Spanish (DOC). Through the OSHA and Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Alliance, AEM developed a best practices bulletin addressing critical issues to be aware of when operating rough terrain forklifts. (2009, December)
Scaffolding
  • Mast Climbing Work Platform Safety Tips English (PDF), Portuguese (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Scaffold Industry Association (SIA) Alliance, SIA developed "Mast Climbing Work Platform Safety Tips." The tips sheet addresses issues associated with the use of mast climbing work platforms such as fall hazards and stable erection. (2009, October; Portuguese translation 2010, July; Spanish translation 2011, February)
  • Transport Platform (TP) Safety Tips English (PDF), Portuguese (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Scaffold Industry Association (SIA) Alliance, SIA developed a tip sheet addressing issues associated with the safe and proper use of Transport Platforms. (2010, March; Portuguese translation 2010, July; Spanish translation 2011, February)

Powered Industrial Trucks

See also Rough Terrain Vehicles.

Roadway Work Zone

  • Causes of Roadway Fatalities (PDF). Through the OSHA and Roadway Work Zone Alliance, the Alliance participants developed an infographic document focusing on the causes of roadway fatalities, including struck by vehicle, struck by falling objects, and falls. (2015, May).
  • High Visibility Clothing for Heavy and Highway Construction (PDF) . Through the OSHA and Roadway Work Zone Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a brochure focusing on the definition and selection of high visibility clothing in highway construction. (2012, April).
  • Internal Traffic Control Plans (PDF). Through the OSHA and Roadway Work Zone Safety and Health Coalition Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a document addressing issues associated with internal traffic control plans, including constructive steps for controlling the flow of vehicles within a construction work site. (2007, February).
  • Work Zone Death Reports: Flagger Fatally Injured When Struck by a Car at a Highway Work Zone English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Roadway Work Zone Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a case study report focusing on the death of a flagger in Washington state who was fatally injured when struck by a car in a highway work zone. (2011, June; Spanish 2015, May).
  • Work Zone Death Reports: Hispanic Laborer Run Over and Killed by a Backing Flat Bed Dump Truck English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Roadway Work Zone Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a case study report focusing on the death of a Hispanic laborer in North Carolina who was run over and killed by a backing flat bed dump truck in a highway work zone. (2011, June; Spanish 2015, May).
  • Work Zone Death Reports: Three Construction Workers Killed After Being Struck by a Bus in a Highway Work Zone English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Roadway Work Zone Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a case study report focusing on the deaths of three construction workers in New York state who were killed after being struck by a bus in a highway work zone. (2011, June; Spanish 2015, May).

Rough Terrain Vehicles

  • Designated/Certified Operators Only Decal (PDF). Through the OSHA and Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Alliance, AEM developed a decal to affix to cranes to remind operators that only owner designated and properly certified individuals should be allowed to operate the equipment. (2011, June).
  • Employer-Certified Operators Only Decal (PDF). Through the OSHA and Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Alliance, AEM developed a decal to affix to rough terrain forklifts to remind operators that only properly qualified individuals should be allowed to operate the equipment. (2010, July).
  • Personnel Work Platforms: Preventing Rough-Terrain Forklift Accidents (PDF). Through the OSHA and Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Alliance, AEM developed a best practices bulletin providing general safety guidelines on the operation of rough-terrain forklifts equipped with a personnel work platform. (2011, September).
  • Preventing Rough Terrain Forklift Accidents Best Practices Bulletin English (PDF), Portuguese (PDF), Spanish (PDF). The OSHA and Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Alliance, AEM developed a best practices bulletin providing users of rough terrain forklifts with information to prevent injury or death when operating rough terrain forklifts and addressing how to prevent overturn and run-over accidents. (2008, March; Portuguese translation 2010, May; Spanish translation 2011, May).
  • "See and Be Seen" Best Practices Bulletin (PDF). Through the OSHA and Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Alliance, AEM developed a best practice bulletin intended to prevent job site accidents by making workers more aware of the job site and equipment around them. (2012, September).
  • "To See" Best Practices Bulletin English (PDF), Portuguese (PDF), Spanish (DOC). Through the OSHA and Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Alliance, AEM developed a best practices bulletin addressing critical issues to be aware of when operating rough terrain forklifts. (2009, December; Portuguese translation 2011, May; Spanish translation 2012, April).

Safety and Health Programs

  • How to Conduct an Incident Investigation (PDF). Through the OSHA and NSC Alliance, NSC developed a fact sheet on how to conduct an investigation following an unintentional injury to a worker. (2014, December).
  • Near Miss Reporting Systems (PDF). Through the OSHA and NSC Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a case study focusing on near misses in the workplace, including best practices on establishing a near miss reporting system. (2013, May).

Sanitation

  • Portable Toilet and Sanitation Best Practices for Women in Construction. English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Alliance, NAWIC developed a Fact Sheet that alerts workers to OSHA requirements for toilets at construction jobsites and provides employer best practices. (2016, January; Spanish translation 2016, September.)

Scaffolding

  • Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) Tip Sheets. Through the OSHA and Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) Alliance, SAIA developed tip sheets for AWPs which provide employees in the construction industry with information for a worksite inspection, a checklist for equipment inspection, the preparation for transport, required fall protection, and rescue plans. The tip sheets contains practical precautions and instruction to help workers reduce risks at job sites:
  • Mast Climbers Fundamentals of Safe Use-Ground Conditions Fact Sheet (PDF). Through the OSHA and Scaffold Industry Association (SIA) Alliance, SIA developed a fact sheet providing information to ensure that the ground under the mast climber is solid and secure and that it remains safe during erection or dismantling of the structure. (2011, April).
  • Mast Climbers Fundamentals of Safe Use-Tying to the Structure Fact Sheet (PDF). Through the OSHA and Scaffold Industry Association (SIA) Alliance, SIA developed a fact sheet providing information to ensure that the method of tying the unit to the structure is properly planned and executed and that it remains safe during erection or dismantling of the structure. (2011, April).
  • Mast Climbing Work Platform Safety Tips English (PDF), Portuguese (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Scaffold Industry Association (SIA) Alliance, SIA developed "Mast Climbing Work Platform Safety Tips." The tips sheet addresses issues associated with the use of mast climbing work platforms such as fall hazards and stable erection. (2009, October; Portuguese translation 2010, July; Spanish translation 2011, February).
  • Rolling Towers/Mobile Scaffold: Inspection, Maintenance, and Use Tip Sheet (PDF) - 130 KB. Through the OSHA and Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) Alliance, SAIA developed a tip sheet for mobile/rolling tower scaffolding which provides employees in the construction industry with information for a worksite inspection along with a checklist for equipment inspection, maintenance and use. (2013, August).
  • Transport Platform (TP) Safety Tips English (PDF), Portuguese (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Scaffold Industry Association (SIA) Alliance, SIA developed a tip sheet addressing issues associated with the safe and proper use of Transport Platforms. (2010, March; Portuguese translation 2010, July; Spanish translation 2011, February).

Sealant, Waterproofing and Restoration Industry

Spanish-Language Products

Aerial Devices and Elevating Equipment
  • Aerial Devices - Vehicle-Mounted Elevating & Rotating Work Platforms (English and Spanish) (PDF). Through the OSHA and Altec Alliance, Altec developed "Aerial Devices - Vehicle-Mounted Elevating & Rotating Work Platforms." The pamphlet provides information in English and Spanish to help employers inform their employees about the hazards with working on aerial devices and identifies guidelines for employees to follow. (2008, January; Spanish Translation 2008, August).
  • Aerial Equipment - Electrical Hazards (English and Spanish) (PDF). Through the OSHA and Altec Alliance, Altec developed "Aerial Equipment - Electrical Hazards." The pamphlet provides information in English and Spanish to help employers inform their employees about the electrical hazards associated with working on aerial devices and identifies guidelines for employees to follow. (2008, January; Spanish Translation 2008, August).
  • Operator Training for Aerial Equipment (English and Spanish) (PDF). Through the OSHA and Altec Alliance, Altec developed "Operator Training for Aerial Equipment - General Training Guidance." The pamphlet provides information in English and Spanish to help employers identify the training recommended for employees on the inspection and operation of aerial equipment. (2008, January; Spanish Translation 2008, August).
Ammonia Safety
  • Ammonia Safety Poster: Emergency Action Plans English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and GCCA Alliance, GCCA developed a poster on ammonia safety focusing on emergency action plans. (2012, March; Spanish translation 2013, May).
  • Ammonia Safety Poster: Identifying Ammonia Leaks English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and GCCA Alliance, GCCA developed a poster to help identify ammonia leaks. (2011, March; Spanish translation 2012, January).
Concrete Sawing and Drilling
  • CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Distracted Driving English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA) Alliance, CSDA developed a Fact Sheet that addresses steps employers and employees can take to avoid distracted driving. (2011, November; Spanish translation 2012, September).
  • CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Highway Workzone Safety Checklist English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA) Alliance, CSDA developed "CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Highway Workzone Safety Checklist" The Checklist identifies hazards associated with sawing and cutting adjacent to a highway workzone and safe work practices to help reduce or eliminate the risk of injuries or illnesses. (2007, January).
  • CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Scaffold Safety Fact Sheet English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA) Alliance, CSDA developed a Fact Sheet that addresses best practices for general scaffold setup requirements and use. (2011, July Spanish translation 2012, September).
Cranes and Hoists
  • Fact Sheet No. 1: Proper Inspection and Maintenance of Overhead Cranes and Hoists English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with inspection and maintenance of overhead cranes and hoists, including information on standards, reference manuals, and safety tips for the application and operation of overhead material handling equipment. (2006, September; Spanish translation 2010, July).
  • Fact Sheet No. 2: Hoists, Cranes, Pullers - Safety & Warning Labels and Test Certification English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with safety and warning labels test certification, including information concerning items that operators and inspectors need to know when purchasing, installing or using hoist, crane and puller equipment. (2006, September; Spanish translation 2010, March).
  • Safety Tips Sheet No. 1: Proper Use of Hand Signals for Cab-Controlled Cranes English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety tip sheet addressing issues associated with the use of hand signals for cab-controlled cranes, including information regarding nine industry standard hand signals that are used for communication between the operator in the crane cab and the floor person. (2006, September; Spanish translation 2012, August).
  • Safety Tips Sheet No. 2: Pre-Operational Equipment Check of Cranes and Hoists English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, the Alliance participants developed a safety tips sheet addressing issues associated with safe crane operation, including information on a pre-operational equipment checklist for cranes and hoists. (2006, September; Spanish translation 2012, August).
  • Safety Tips Sheet No. 3: Safe Lifting Practices English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety tips sheet addressing issues associated with safe lifting practices, including information for workers moving loads of material. (2006, September; Spanish translation 2010, March).
  • Safety Tips Sheet No. 4: Hoist Operation English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a safety tips sheet addressing issues associated with hoist operation, including information on what an operator should and should not do while operating a hoist. (2006, September; Spanish translation 2012, August).
Electrical Safety
  • CSDA Best Practices for Sawing and Drilling Operations: Electrical Safety Fact Sheet English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association (CSDA) Alliance, CSDA developed a Fact Sheet that addresses best practices for working around electrical conductors and equipment. (2010, March; Spanish translation 2011 September).
Excavation and Trenching
  • Backhoe Operation Best Practices for Supervisory Personnel and Operators English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with the operation of backhoe equipment such as pre- and post-operation procedures and safe operation considerations. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
  • Dozer Operation Best Practices for Supervisory Personnel and Operators English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with the operation of dozer equipment such as pre- and post-operation procedures and safe operation considerations. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
  • Excavation and Trenching Best Practices for Operators English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with excavation and trenching activities such as worksite preparation, personal protective equipment, and collapse prevention. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
  • Excavation and Trenching Best Practices for Supervisory Personnel English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with supervision of workers who are engaged in excavation and trenching activities such as worksite preparation, personal protective equipment, and collapse prevention. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
  • Excavator Operation Best Practices for Supervisory Personnel, Operators, and Workers English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with the operation of excavation equipment such as pre- and post-operation procedures, safe operation considerations, and supervisory recommendations. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
  • Horizontal Directional Drilling Best Practices for Operators English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA a fact sheet addressing issues associated with the operation of horizontal directional drilling equipment such as pre- and post-operation procedures and safe operation considerations. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
  • Horizontal Directional Drilling Best Practices for Supervisory Personnel English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA a fact sheet addressing issues associated with supervision of workers who are engaged in the operation of horizontal directional drilling equipment such as pre- and post-operation procedures and safe operation considerations. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
  • Locating Underground Lines English (PDF) Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with locating and identifying underground pipelines/utilities before beginning an excavation. (2012, July; Spanish Translation March 2013).
  • Practice Trench Safety. It Saves Lives. English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training Alliance, CPWR developed an infographic focusing on trench safety, including recommended precautions to protect workers. (2018, November).
  • Pressure Testing Best Practices for Personnel Conducting the Test English PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with pressure testing activities such as pre-test preparation, connection hazards, and worker protection. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
  • Pressure Testing Best Practices for Supervisory Personnel English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with the supervision of workers who are engaged in pressure testing activities such as pre-test planning, leak testing, and test medium disposal. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
  • Sideboom Operation Best Practices for Supervisory Personnel, Operators, and Workers English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a fact sheet addressing issues associated with the operation of sideboom equipment such as understanding sideboom operational/equipment requirements and safe operation considerations. (2008, February; Spanish Translation 2009, March).
  • Telehandler Operation – For Supervisory Personnel and Operators (English) (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a best practices fact sheet for supervisory personnel and operators addressing pre-operation, operation, and post operation of telehandlers. (2014, September). The fact sheet is also available in Spanish (PDF) as an APCA product, which was developed outside of the Alliance Program. (Spanish translation 2016, May).
  • Tool Box Safety Topic: Bloodborne Pathogens English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed "Tool Box Safety Topic: Bloodborne Pathogens." The toolbox talk addresses issues associated with bloodborne pathogens such as personal protective equipment and cleaning and sanitizing the workplace and waste handling. (2009, December; Spanish translation 2010, December).
  • Tool Box Safety Topic: Confined Spaces English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk addressing issues associated with confined spaces such atmospheric hazards and permit required spaces. (2009, December; Spanish translation 2010, December).
  • Tool Box Safety Topic: Electrical Safety English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk addressing issues associated with electrical safety such as the most frequent causes of electrical injuries and ground fault protection. (2009, December; Spanish Translation 2012, October).
  • Tool Box Safety Topic: Excavation and Trenching English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk addressing issues associated with excavation and trenching activities such as cave in hazards, competent person, and occupied excavation. (2009, October; Spanish Translation 2012, October)
  • Tool Box Safety Topic: Personal Protective Equipment English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk addressing personal protective equipment issues such as eye protection, foot protection, and hearing protection. (2009, October; Spanish Translation 2011, February).
  • Tool Box Safety Topic: Hazard Communication English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk addressing hazard communication issues such as hazardous materials written programs, material safety data sheets, respirators, and hazardous materials identification systems. (2009, October; Revised 2013, February; Spanish translation September, 2013).
  • Tool Box Safety Topic: Respiratory Protection English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk addressing issues associated with respiratory protection such respiratory protection written programs and respirator use. (2009, October; Spanish Translation 2011, February).
  • Tool Box Safety Topic: The Spotter English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk addressing issues associated with the use of spotters such as when to use a spotter, equipment operator and spotter responsibilities, and hand signals. (2010, July; Spanish Translation 2012, October).
  • Tool Box Safety Topic: Working in Close Proximity to Overhead Powerlines (English) (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk on the hazards related to working close to overhead power lines. (2010, December). This Tool Box Safety Topic is also available in Spanish (PDF) as an APCA product, which was developed outside of the Alliance Program. (Spanish translation 2016, May).
  • Vacuum Lift Systems Best Practices (English) (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a best practices fact sheet, which provides best practice guidelines for personnel during pre-operation, operation, and post operation of vacuum lifts. (2015, September). The fact sheet is also available in Spanish (PDF) as an APCA product, which was developed outside of the Alliance Program. (Spanish translation 2016, May).
Fall Protection
  • Fall Protection (Spanish) (PDF). Through the OSHA Alliance Program Construction Roundtable Fall Protection Workgroup, the Sealant Waterproofing and Restoration Institute developed "Fall Protection". The slide presentation addresses fall protection issues in the construction industry, including fall protection systems. (2007, June; Spanish translation 2009, April).
  • Prevention of Fall Fatalities and Injuries in Construction English (PPT), Spanish (PPT). Through the Construction Roundtable, representatives from construction-related Alliances developed "Prevention of Fall Fatalities and Injuries in Construction." The slide presentation focuses on the top causes of falls in the construction industry and provides fall prevention guidance for design engineers, contractors and workers. (2008, October).
Hazard Communication
  • Info Sheet #1: Pictograms English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) Alliance, SCHC developed an information sheet which provides employees with pictograms, symbols of classification, labeling of chemicals, and corresponding chemical hazards as used in the Globally Harmonized System (GHS). (2010, January; Spanish translation 2012, January).
  • Info Sheet #2: Flammable and Combustible Liquids English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) Alliance, SCHC developed an information sheet which provides details on how U.S. regulations and consensus standards define flammable and combustible liquids, how the GHS classification and labeling of chemicals harmonizes its flammable liquid criteria, and GHS label elements for flammable and combustible liquids. (2010, January; Spanish translation 2012, January).
  • Info Sheet #3: What is the GHS? English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) Alliance, SCHC developed an information sheet which provides employees with the definition and benefits of GHS classification and labeling of chemicals and addresses how the GHS will affect compliance with the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard. (2010, March; Spanish translation 2012, January).
  • Info Sheet #4: Labeling-OSHA vs. GHS English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) Alliance, SCHC developed an information sheet which provides employees with the definition of a label for both GHS and OSHA. In addition, it also addresses the purpose, requirements and label verbiage differences between OSHA and GHS. (2010, March; Spanish translation 2012, January).
  • Info Sheet #5: Eye Damage/Eye Irritation English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) Alliance, SCHC developed an information sheet which provides employees with the GHS definition of each injury and labeling requirements and addresses GHS substance classification based on animal testing and physical characteristics of a compound. (2010, May; Spanish translation 2012, January).
  • Info Sheet #6: Germ Cell Mutagenicity English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) Alliance, SCHC developed an information sheet which provides employees with the GHS definition and classification of germ cell mutagenicity and addresses classification under GHS and hazard communication labeling. (2010, May; Spanish translation 2012, January).
Healthcare
  • American Heart Association Safety Tips: Bloodborne Pathogens English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Heart Association (AHA) Alliance, AHA developed a safety tips sheet for workers and volunteers focusing on bloodborne pathogens, including information on how to prevent exposure to blood or other potentially infectious body fluids. (2010, September; Spanish translation March 2013).
Ladder Safety
  • Ladder Safety Toolbox Talks. Through the Alliance Program Construction Roundtable, participants developed a series of toolbox talks focusing on ladder safety. (2007, October; Spanish Translation 2011, July):
Landcare and Horticulture
  • Chipper Saftey (PDF). Through the OSHA and Altec Alliance, Altec developed a brochure that provides information in English and Spanish to help employers identify the training recommended for employees as well as tips on the inspection, transportation, and work practices of chipper operators and chipper devices. (2011, August).
  • Gasoline Powered Cut-off Machines Card English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance, NALP developed a card describing general safety tips to help prevent injuries to those working with gasoline powered cut-off machines. (2008, November, Updated 2009, March).
  • Interior Plantscaping General Safety Tips Card English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance, NALP developed a card describing general safety tips to help prevent injuries during interior plantscaping activities. (2012, November; Spanish translation; 2013, January).
  • Interior Plantscaping Ladder Safety Card English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance, NALP developed a card describing general safety tips and best practices to help prevent injuries when using ladders to maintain plants that are above shoulder level in plantscaping. (2010, October; Spanish translation 2011, December).
  • Leaving a Job Site in the Middle of a Landscape Design/Build Installation Project English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance, NALP developed a fact sheet providing safety tips for leaving a job site, including information related to site access and security, slipping/tripping hazards, and equipment and materials. (2012, November; Spanish translation March 2013).
  • Mobile Device Distractions in the Workplace English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance (formerly PLANET), NALP developed a fact sheet focusing on mobile device distractions in the workplace. (2015, March; Spanish 2015, May).
  • Mower and Hedge Trimmer Safety English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance (formerly PLANET), NALP developed a card focusing on lawn mower and hedge trimmer safe work practices. (2015, March; Spanish 2015, May).
  • Personal Protective Equipment for Mixing Chemicals in Lawn Care Card English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance, NALP developed a card describing the best practices for personal protective equipment when mixing chemicals in lawn care. (2008, November, Updated March, 2009).
  • Preventing Injuries to your Eyes and Ears in Landscaping Card English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance, NALP developed a card describing general safety tips to help prevent injuries to eyes and ears during landscaping operations. (2012, November; Spanish Translation 2013, January).
  • Preventing Repetitive Motion Injuries in Interior Plantscaping English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance, NALP developed a card providing general safety information on how interior plantscaping workers can prevent and reduce the severity of repetitive motion injuries. (2013, September; Spanish translation October 2013).
  • Roadside Safety English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance, NALP developed a card providing general safety information on how to work next to motor vehicle traffic during landscaping projects, including the use worker safety apparel and temporary traffic safety barriers. (2013, September; Spanish translation November 2013).
  • Safety Tips Sheet No. 1: Slip and Trip Injuries English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). This NALP-developed tips sheet for employers and employees describes the possible causes of slip and trip injuries in the landcare industry and how the injuries could be prevented. (2006, June).
  • Safety Tips Sheet No. 2: Reducing the Risk of Lifting Injuries in the Landscape and Horticultural Industries English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). This NALP-developed tips sheet for employers and employees describes possible causes of lifting injuries in the landcare industry and how the injuries could be prevented. (2006, June).
  • Safety Tips Sheet No. 3: Driving Defensively to Reduce the Risk of a Motor Vehicle Crash English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). This NALP-developed tips sheet for employers and employees describes possible conditions that can cause a motor vehicle crash and offers defensive driving safety tips. (2006, June).
  • Safety Tips Sheet No. 4: Reducing the Risk of an Amputation English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). This NALP-developed tips sheet for employers and employees provides information on amputations in the horticultural industry and offers safety tips for reducing the risk of amputations. (2006, June).
  • Securing Equipment Safely for Transport English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance (formerly PLANET), NALP developed a card focusing on properly securing landscape equipment safe for transport. (2015, March; Spanish 2015, May).
  • Using Small Equipment Safely in Landscaping Card English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and NALP Alliance, NALP developed a card describing general safety tips to help prevent injuries to those working with small equipment in landscaping. (2008, November, Updated 2009, March).
Maritime
Motor Vehicle Safety
  • Distracted Driving English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and American Pipeline Contractors Association (APCA) Alliance, APCA developed a toolbox talk on distracted driving, including the types of distractions and common distractions, such as texting. (2012, September).
Oil and Gas
  • Fluid Transfer Transport Hazard Alert, Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and National STEPS Network and NIOSH Alliance, the organizations developed a hazard alert on toxic and flammable gas hazards that may be present during vacuum loading and off-loading operations in the oil and gas industry. (2021, October; Spanish translation 2022, June).
  • Multi-Gas Monitors for Oil and Gas Industry Hazard Alert: English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and National STEPS Network and NIOSH Alliance, the organizations developed a hazard alert on the proper use and limitations of multi-gas monitors. (2017, December; Spanish translation 2017, December).
  • Prevention of Fatalities from Ignition of Vapors by Mobile Engines and Auxiliary Motors Hazard Alert: English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and National STEPS Network and NIOSH Alliance, the organizations developed a hazard alert on how to prevent fires and explosions caused by ignition of vapors by motorized equipment during drilling, servicing, and production operations. (2017, June; Spanish translation 2017, July).
  • Hot Work in Oilfields Hazard Alert: English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and National STEPS Network and NIOSH Alliance, the organizations developed a hazard alert on how to prevent fatalities associated with hot work on oilfield tanks, tankers and related equipment. (2016, September; Spanish translation 2017, May).
  • Tank Hazard Alert: English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and National STEPS Network and NIOSH Alliance, the organizations developed a hazard alert focusing on how to recognize and avoid hazards while opening thief hatches of chemical storage tanks. (2015, May; Spanish translation 2015, May).
Roadway Work Zone
  • Work Zone Death Reports: Flagger Fatally Injured When Struck by a Car at a Highway Work Zone English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Roadway Work Zone Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a case study report focusing on the death of a flagger in Washington state who was fatally injured when struck by a car in a highway work zone. (2011, June; Spanish 2015, May).
  • Work Zone Death Reports: Hispanic Laborer Run Over and Killed by a Backing Flat Bed Dump Truck English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Roadway Work Zone Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a case study report focusing on the death of a Hispanic laborer in North Carolina who was run over and killed by a backing flat bed dump truck in a highway work zone. (2011, June; Spanish 2015, May).
  • Work Zone Death Reports: Three Construction Workers Killed After Being Struck by a Bus in a Highway Work Zone English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Roadway Work Zone Alliance, the Alliance participants developed a case study report focusing on the deaths of three construction workers in New York state who were killed after being struck by a bus in a highway work zone. (2011, June; Spanish 2015, May).
Rough-Terrain Vehicles
  • Preventing Rough Terrain Forklift Accidents Best Practices Bulletin English (PDF), Portuguese (PDF), Spanish (PDF). the OSHA and Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Alliance, AEM developed a best practices bulletin providing users of rough terrain forklifts with information to prevent injury or death when operating rough terrain forklifts and addressing how to prevent overturn and run-over accidents. (2008, March; Portuguese translation 2010, May; Spanish translation 2011, May).
  • "To See" Best Practices Bulletin English (PDF), Portuguese (PDF), Spanish (DOC). Through the OSHA and Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Alliance, AEM developed a best practices bulletin addressing critical issues to be aware of when operating rough terrain forklifts. (2009, December).
Sealant Waterproofing and Restoration Industry
  • Safety and Health Field Manual English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Sealant, Waterproofing and Restoration Institute (SWR Institute) Alliance, SWR Institute developed a manual to help employers and workers identify the key hazards and OSHA requirements in this industry. (2010, February; Spanish translation 2010, November).
  • Toolbox Talks for the Sealant, Waterproofing and Restoration Industry. Through the OSHA and Sealant, Waterproofing and Restoration Institute (SWR Institute) Alliance, SWRI developed the following toolbox talks for employers and workers in the industry:
    • Aerial Lifts English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). (2012, January; Spanish translation 2013, July).
    • Driving Safety English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). (2012, January; Spanish translation 2013, July).
    • Fall Protection (PDF). (Spanish translation 2013, August).
Scaffolding
  • Mast Climbing Work Platform Safety Tips English (PDF), Portuguese (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Scaffold Industry Association (SIA) Alliance, SIA developed "Mast Climbing Work Platform Safety Tips." The tips sheet addresses issues associated with the use of mast climbing work platforms such as fall hazards and stable erection. (2009, October; Portuguese translation 2010, July; Spanish translation 2011, February).
  • Transport Platform (TP) Safety Tips English (PDF), Portuguese (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and Scaffold Industry Association (SIA) Alliance, SIA developed a tip sheet addressing issues associated with the safe and proper use of Transport Platforms. (2010, March; Portuguese translation 2010, July; Spanish translation 2011, February).
Window Cleaning
  • Water-Fed Pole Quick Card English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and the International Window Cleaning Association (IWCA) Alliance, IWCA developed a Quick Card which provides employees in the window cleaning industry with information on safe use of water-fed poles. The document contains practical precautions to help reduce the hazards at job sites for workers in the window cleaning industry and provides a quick reference to safe practices. (2012, June; Spanish translation 2012, November).
  • Water-Fed Pole Safety Training Program English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and the International Window Cleaning Association (IWCA) Alliance, IWCA developed a safety training program which provides employees in the window cleaning industry with information on safe use of water-fed poles. The program contains practical precautions and instruction to help window cleaners reduce risks at job sites while taking into account the requirements for the job. (2011, September; Spanish translation 2013, August).

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Window Cleaning

  • Water-Fed Pole Safety Training Program English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and the International Window Cleaning Association (IWCA) Alliance, IWCA developed a safety training program which provides employees in the window cleaning industry with information on safe use of water-fed poles. The program contains practical precautions and instruction to help window cleaners reduce risks at job sites while taking into account the requirements for the job. (2011, September; Spanish translation 2013, August)
  • Water-Fed Pole Quick Card English (PDF), Spanish (PDF). Through the OSHA and the International Window Cleaning Association (IWCA) Alliance, IWCA developed a Quick Card which provides employees in the window cleaning industry with information on safe use of water-fed poles. The document contains practical precautions to help reduce the hazards at job sites for workers in the window cleaning industry and provides a quick reference to safe practices. (2012, June; Spanish translation 2012, November)
  • Window Cleaning Field Safety Guide. Through the OSHA and the International Window Cleaning Association (IWCA) Alliance, IWCA developed a field safety guide which provides employees in the window cleaning industry with industry best practices and a comprehensive list of the most recognized safety hazards of professional window cleaning. This field guide is intended to help reduce the hazards at job sites for workers in the window cleaning industry and provide a means for a quick reference to industry safe practices. (2017, July).

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