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Show Web Version of 'Improper use of lifeline results in death of worker' Poster in New Window
Improper use of lifeline results in death of worker
Keywords: construction, lifeline, fall
Industries: Construction
Year: 2013
Alert #: Fatality 2013-06
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Show Web Version of 'Worker crushed under truck after jack stands fail' Poster in New Window
Worker crushed under truck after jack stands fail
Keywords: heavy, equipment, auto, service, repair, jack
Industries: Heavy equipment servicing
Year: 2013
Alert #: Injury 2013-05
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Show Web Version of 'Gear Reducer Hazard' Poster in New Window
Gear Reducer Hazard
Keywords: gear, reducer, explosion, sawmill
Industries: Wood & Paper Products Manufacturing
Year: 2012
Alert #: 2012-07
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Show Web Version of 'Worker struck by load after articulating boom crane "two-blocks"' Poster in New Window
Worker struck by load after articulating boom crane "two-blocks"
Keywords: construction, boom, crane
Industries: Construction
Year: 2012
Alert #: Injury 2012-06
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Show Web Version of 'Scaffold falls, leaving worker suspended in air' Poster in New Window
Scaffold falls, leaving worker suspended in air
Keywords: construction, scaffold
Industries: Construction
Year: 2012
Alert #: Warning 2012-05
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Show Web Version of 'Ice jacking seriously damages roof anchors' Poster in New Window
Ice jacking seriously damages roof anchors
Keywords: roof, anchors, fall, protection
Industries: Service, construction
Year: 2011
Alert #: Warning 2011-08
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Show Web Version of 'Worker fatally crushed between parts of trailer' Poster in New Window
Worker fatally crushed between parts of trailer
Keywords: lowbed trailer, gooseneck, pinch points, crushed by
Industries: Trucking
Year: 2010
Alert #: Fatality 2010-09
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Show Web Version of 'Inspect cables on trailer reload hoists' Poster in New Window
Inspect cables on trailer reload hoists
Keywords: forestry, cables, hoists, trailer
Industries: Forestry, trucking
Year: 2010
Alert #: Warning 2010-05
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Show Web Version of 'Load falls when braking system fails on side boom tractor' Poster in New Window
Load falls when braking system fails on side boom tractor
Keywords: boom, tractor, pipe, pipeline, oil, gas, construction
Industries: Oil and gas, construction
Year: 2009
Alert #: Warning 2009-06
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Show Web Version of 'Incorrect use of monitoring equipment in confined spaces can endanger workers' Poster in New Window
Incorrect use of monitoring equipment in confined spaces can endanger workers
Keywords: confined, spaces, carbon, monoxide, toxic, gases, monitoring, equipment
Industries: Agriculture, manufacturing, construction, wood & paper products manufacturing, hospitality, oil & gas, diving, fishing, warehouse/large retail, other
Year: 2009
Alert #: WS 2009-03 (Revised 2013)
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Show Web Version of 'Three workers injured when restaurant kettle explodes' Poster in New Window
Three workers injured when restaurant kettle explodes
Keywords: restaurant, kettle, explosion
Industries: Hospitality
Year: 2008
Alert #: Injury 2008-27
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Show Web Version of 'Hazards involving automotive lifts' Poster in New Window
Hazards involving automotive lifts
Keywords: automotive, lifts, vehicle
Industries: Other
Year: 2004
Alert #: WS 04-05
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Show Web Version of 'Inspect and maintain jeep pins, connections, and slider mechanisms' Poster in New Window
Inspect and maintain jeep pins, connections, and slider mechanisms
Keywords: jeep pin, slider mechanism, worn part, missing part
Industries: Forestry
Year: 2006
Alert #: WS 06-02
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Show Web Version of 'Inspection of Crane Hooks' Poster in New Window
Inspection of Crane Hooks
Keywords: crane hook, tower crane, hook assembly, threads
Industries: construction
Year: 2005
Alert #: WS 05-04
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Show Web Version of 'Check reversing mechanism on automatic garage doors' Poster in New Window
Check reversing mechanism on automatic garage doors
Keywords: reversing, mechanism, garage door, closing, electric eye
Industries: Agriculture, construction, health care, heavy equipment servicing, hospitality, manufacturing, oil and gas, performing arts and film, trucking, warehouse/large retail, wood and paper products manufacturing, other
Year: 2005
Alert #: Fatality 05-02
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Show Web Version of 'Broken chain drive link penetrates protective window, striking feller processor operator' Poster in New Window
Broken chain drive link penetrates protective window, striking feller processor operator
Keywords: saw, chain, windshield, operator cab
Industries: Forestry - Logging
Year: 2004
Alert #: 2004 NOA 596
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Show Web Version of 'Abrasive wheel on grinder breaks, killing worker' Poster in New Window
Abrasive wheel on grinder breaks, killing worker
Keywords: abrasive, wheel, grinder, break, piece, cut, angle, rpm, guard, fatal
Industries: Construction, manufacturing, other
Year: 2004
Alert #: Fatality 04-15
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Show Web Version of 'Scissor Lift Hazard' Poster in New Window
Scissor Lift Hazard
Keywords: scissor, lift
Industries: Construction, manufacturing, other
Year: 2003
Alert #: WS 03-05
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Show Web Version of 'Log truck runs away on hill, killing driver' Poster in New Window
Log truck runs away on hill, killing driver
Keywords: log, truck, steep, brakes
Industries: Forestry - Log Hauling
Year: 2003
Alert #: 2003NOA399
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Show Web Version of 'Worker crushed to death between tractor canopy and backhoe' Poster in New Window
Worker crushed to death between tractor canopy and backhoe
Keywords: worker, crushed, backhoe, canopy, digging, maintenance
Industries: Agriculture
Year: 2003
Alert #: Fatality 03-01
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Show Web Version of 'Worker pinned underneath heavy mining equipment' Poster in New Window
Worker pinned underneath heavy mining equipment
Keywords: worker, pinned, heavy mining equipment, tires, scooptram, air jack, hydraulic jack
Industries: Heavy Equipment Servicing
Year: 2003
Alert #: Injury 03-15
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Show Web Version of 'Articulating Boom Crane Hazard' Poster in New Window
Articulating Boom Crane Hazard
Keywords: boom, truck, crane, articulating, load rating
Industries: Construction
Year: 2002
Alert #: WS 02-01
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Show Web Version of 'Crane load block drops on work platform, killing worker' Poster in New Window
Crane load block drops on work platform, killing worker
Keywords: crane, load block, work platform, steel caisson, trial lift
Industries: Construction, pile driving, heavy construction, blasting
Year: 2002
Alert #: Fatality 02-08
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Show Web Version of 'Improper chain used in overhead rigging kills commercial fisher' Poster in New Window
Improper chain used in overhead rigging kills commercial fisher
Keywords: longline vessel, hydraulic winch controls, jib boom, galvanized chain, failed, rated capacities
Industries: Fishing
Year: 2001
Alert #: Fatality 01-15
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Show Web Version of 'Test your chain brake at least once per shift' Poster in New Window
Test your chain brake at least once per shift
Keywords: chain saw brake, defective, unacceptable wear, contamination, brake mechanism, inspect
Industries: Forestry
Year: 1999
Alert #: Hazard Alert 99-07
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Show Web Version of 'Never work under unsecured loads' Poster in New Window
Never work under unsecured loads
Keywords: landscaper, crushed by, raised box, dumping-trailer, hydraulic fitting, overtightening
Industries: Landscaping; Construction; other
Year: 1998
Alert #: Fatal 98-09
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Show Web Version of 'Baling Machines --- Always use proper replacement parts' Poster in New Window
Baling Machines --- Always use proper replacement parts
Keywords: cardboard baling machine, platen, separated from coupling, regular inspection and maintenance, recommended replacement parts
Industries: Transportation/ warehouse/large retail
Year: 1998
Alert #: Hazard Alert 98-08
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Show Web Version of 'Prevent hoist line failure' Poster in New Window
Prevent hoist line failure
Keywords: derrickman, hoist line failure, flag, drill line, visual reference, upper travel limit device
Industries: Oil and gas
Year: 1994
Alert #: Fatal 94-34
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Show Web Version of 'Replace damaged hoses' Poster in New Window
Replace damaged hoses
Keywords: bulldozer operator, hydraulic hose, rupture, burn injuries, flammable polyester clothing
Industries: Forestry
Year: 1994
Alert #: Fatal 94-31
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Show Web Version of 'Check braking systems' Poster in New Window
Check braking systems
Keywords: logging truck, steep grade, braking system, rolled downhill, equipment failure
Industries: Forestry, Trucking
Year: 1994
Alert #: Fatal 94-19
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Show Web Version of 'Boom drops on workers' Poster in New Window
Boom drops on workers
Keywords: truck driver, firm owner, suspended boom, joint fitting, collapsing
Industries: Forestry
Year: 1994
Alert #: Fatal 94-13
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Show Web Version of 'Concrete Delivery Truck - Water Tank Explosion' Poster in New Window
Concrete Delivery Truck - Water Tank Explosion
Keywords: pressurized water tank, concrete delivery truck, exploded, pressure-relief valve, pressure gauge, log book, maintenance
Industries: Construction
Year: 1993
Alert #: Hazard Alert 93-01
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Show Web Version of 'Apprentice Electrician Fatality' Poster in New Window
Apprentice Electrician Fatality
Keywords: aerial bucket truck, nut threads, failure, free fall, unauthorized modification, safety belt, non-destructive testing
Industries: Construction
Year: 1993
Alert #: Construction Fatal 93-02
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Show Web Version of 'Juvenile Spacer Fatality' Poster in New Window
Juvenile Spacer Fatality
Keywords: tree spacer, steep sidehill, defective chain brake, cedar windfall, kickback, struck by
Industries: Forestry
Year: 1992
Alert #: Logging Fatal 92-02
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Show Web Version of 'Oil Well Drilling Floorhand' Poster in New Window
Oil Well Drilling Floorhand
Keywords: driller, kelly, cat head winch, makeshift hook, fouled winch, struck by
Industries: Oil and gas
Year: 1992
Alert #: Fatal Misc. 92-02
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