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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 '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 'Worker falls through roof and dies' Poster in New Window
Worker falls through roof and dies
Keywords: construction, roof, roofing, falls
Industries: Construction
Year: 2012
Alert #: Fatality 2012-02
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Show Web Version of 'Young worker seriously injured in fall from lift truck platform' Poster in New Window
Young worker seriously injured in fall from lift truck platform
Keywords: young worker, lift truck platform, warehouse, fall from elevation
Industries: Warehouses/large retail
Year: 2010
Alert #: Injury 2010-08
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Show Web Version of 'Worker injured in fall through skylight' Poster in New Window
Worker injured in fall through skylight
Keywords: construction, skylight, fall, guardrail, roof
Industries: Construction, warehouse/large retail
Year: 2009
Alert #: Injury 2009-13
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Show Web Version of 'Worker dies after slipping on frost and falling from roof' Poster in New Window
Worker dies after slipping on frost and falling from roof
Keywords: fall protection equipment, lanyard, slip, roof
Industries: Construction
Year: 2008
Alert #: Fatality 2008-10
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Show Web Version of 'Young worker seriously injured in fall through roof opening' Poster in New Window
Young worker seriously injured in fall through roof opening
Keywords: young worker, fall, roof
Industries: Construction
Year: 2007
Alert #: Injury 07-06
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Show Web Version of 'Serious injury after fall from mobile home' Poster in New Window
Serious injury after fall from mobile home
Keywords: fall, mobile home, rope, anchor
Industries: Other
Year: 2006
Alert #: Injury 06-10
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Show Web Version of 'Hazards Can Kill You!' Poster in New Window
Hazards Can Kill You!
Keywords: construction, fatalities, falls, electrocution, motor vehicle accidents, mesothelioma, asbestosis, contact power lines, roofs, scaffolds, hazardous substance exposure
Industries: Construction
Year: 2005
Alert #: Construction Fatalities 1996-2005
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Show Web Version of 'Hazards of Working from Fixed Ladders on Tanks' Poster in New Window
Hazards of Working from Fixed Ladders on Tanks
Keywords: tank, ladder, fall protection
Industries: Agriculture, manufacturing, wood and paper products manufacturing
Year: 2005
Alert #: WS 05-03
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Show Web Version of 'Falls from stepladders can kill' Poster in New Window
Falls from stepladders can kill
Keywords: stepladder, fall, 3-point contact
Industries: Construction, hospitality, performing arts and film, warehouse/large retail, other
Year: 2004
Alert #: AA 04-09
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Show Web Version of 'Worker falls while dismantling log home' Poster in New Window
Worker falls while dismantling log home
Keywords: worker, dismantling, log, home, crane, fall, protection, roof, purlin, brace
Industries: Construction, manufacturing
Year: 2004
Alert #: Injury 04-11
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Show Web Version of 'Watch Out for Hazards - They Can Kill You!' Poster in New Window
Watch Out for Hazards - They Can Kill You!
Keywords: construction, fatalities, falls, electrocution, motor vehicle accidents, silicosis, asbestosis
Industries: Construction
Year: 2001
Alert #: Construction Fatalities 1991-2000
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Show Web Version of 'Falls from heights in construction' Poster in New Window
Falls from heights in construction
Keywords: heights, construction, guardrails, fall arrest, fall restraint, fall protection
Industries: Construction
Year: 2003
Alert #: AA 03-03
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Show Web Version of 'Parapet wall collapses, injuring painter on swing stage' Poster in New Window
Parapet wall collapses, injuring painter on swing stage
Keywords: wall, collapse, injury, painter, swing, stage, fell, struck
Industries: Construction, other
Year: 2003
Alert #: Injury 03-07
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Show Web Version of 'Four Workers Die in Confined Space' Poster in New Window
Four Workers Die in Confined Space
Keywords: confined, space, hazard, air, contaminant, oxygen-deficient, gas, vapour, ignite, barge
Industries: Agriculture, manufacturing, oil and gas, wood and paper product manufacturing, construction
Year: 2003
Alert #: AA 03-01
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Show Web Version of 'Building owners: Rooftop anchorage' Poster in New Window
Building owners: Rooftop anchorage
Keywords: anchorage, rooftop, building, owner, fall restraint
Industries: Construction
Year: 2002
Alert #: WS 02-04
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Show Web Version of 'Exterior building contractors: Rooftop anchors' Poster in New Window
Exterior building contractors: Rooftop anchors
Keywords: anchors, rooftop, building, contractors, fall restraint
Industries: Construction
Year: 2002
Alert #: WS 02-03
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Show Web Version of 'Falls from Elevation' Poster in New Window
Falls from Elevation
Keywords: fall, elevation, ladder, scaffold, roof, elevation
Industries: Construction
Year: 2002
Alert #: AA 02-03
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Show Web Version of 'Electrician's assistant dies after falling 10 feet' Poster in New Window
Electrician's assistant dies after falling 10 feet
Keywords: electrician's assistant, fatal, fell, unguarded mezzanine, unsecured drywall
Industries: Construction
Year: 2002
Alert #: Fatality 02-06
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Show Web Version of 'Electrician dies after fall from fourth-floor balcony' Poster in New Window
Electrician dies after fall from fourth-floor balcony
Keywords: electrician, fall, balcony, guardrail, fall protection
Industries: Construction
Year: 2002
Alert #: Fatality 02-05
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Show Web Version of 'Worker falls while attempting to change fluorescent lights' Poster in New Window
Worker falls while attempting to change fluorescent lights
Keywords: maintenance worker, fall from elevation, slipped, skull fracture, safe work procedure, orientation checklist
Industries: Manufacturing; other
Year: 2001
Alert #: Injury 01-20
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Show Web Version of 'Worker falls to his death from bosun's chair' Poster in New Window
Worker falls to his death from bosun's chair
Keywords: bosun's chair, building caulker, fall from elevation, formal training, new worker, safe work procedures, protective equipment
Industries: Construction
Year: 2000
Alert #: Fatality 00-10
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Show Web Version of 'Secure vehicle against movement before working from a bucket' Poster in New Window
Secure vehicle against movement before working from a bucket
Keywords: cable installer, fall from elevation, bucket truck, rolled backwards, parking brake, fall protection equipment
Industries: Telecommunications
Year: 2000
Alert #: Injury 00-01
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Show Web Version of 'Follow manufacturers' instructions when using ladders' Poster in New Window
Follow manufacturers' instructions when using ladders
Keywords: electrician, fall from elevation, fatally injured, aluminum tripod ladder, anti-skid feet
Industries: Construction
Year: 1999
Alert #: Fatal 99-09
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Show Web Version of 'Check travelling surface before moving scissor lifts' Poster in New Window
Check travelling surface before moving scissor lifts
Keywords: travelling surface, scissor lift, electrician, fall from elevation, unbalanced
Industries: Construction
Year: 1999
Alert #: Fatal 99-02
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Show Web Version of 'Is your mobile ladder stand safe?' Poster in New Window
Is your mobile ladder stand safe?
Keywords: mobile ladder stands, warehouse worker, fall from elevation, collapse, visual safety check, label
Industries: Transportation/ warehouse/large retail
Year: 1999
Alert #: Hazard Alert 99-09
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Show Web Version of 'Do not take extension ladders apart' Poster in New Window
Do not take extension ladders apart
Keywords: extension ladders, fall from elevation, fly section, safety feet, not secured
Industries: Construction
Year: 1999
Alert #: Hazard Alert 99-01
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Show Web Version of 'Do not override safety devices' Poster in New Window
Do not override safety devices
Keywords: window washer, fall from elevation, scissor lift, flopped sideways, tilt sensor, intentionally disconnected
Industries: Window Cleaning
Year: 1997
Alert #: Fatal 97-08
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Show Web Version of 'Service and operate elevated work platforms safely' Poster in New Window
Service and operate elevated work platforms safely
Keywords: stability problems, self-propelled elevated work platforms, uneven slope, change of elevation, safety devices, fall protection
Industries: Construction
Year: 1997
Alert #: Hazard Alert 97-06
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Show Web Version of 'Watch out for slippery surfaces' Poster in New Window
Watch out for slippery surfaces
Keywords: falling, slippery surface, alternate route, secure footing, logs, rock outcroppings
Industries: Forestry
Year: 1996
Alert #: Hazard Alert 96-01
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Show Web Version of 'Protect yourself against falls' Poster in New Window
Protect yourself against falls
Keywords: ironworker, steel structure, unwelded angle, lost balance, fall protection
Industries: Construction
Year: 1995
Alert #: Fatal 95-01
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Show Web Version of 'Helicopter Logging --- Good two-way communication vital' Poster in New Window
Helicopter Logging --- Good two-way communication vital
Keywords: helicopter logging, chaser, lifted up, fell, radio communication, hand signals
Industries: Forestry
Year: 1995
Alert #: Hazard Alert 95-07
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Show Web Version of 'Guard service rig drums' Poster in New Window
Guard service rig drums
Keywords: swabbing unit, unstable site, swamper, manually spool, sand line, fall from elevation
Industries: Oil and gas
Year: 1994
Alert #: Fatal 94-32
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Show Web Version of 'Check hatch openings' Poster in New Window
Check hatch openings
Keywords: pulp and paper mill worker, fall, hatchway opening, recovery boiler, accidental entry
Industries: Wood and paper products manufacturing
Year: 1994
Alert #: Fatal 94-20
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Show Web Version of 'Worker falls on dowel' Poster in New Window
Worker falls on dowel
Keywords: construction worker, safety hook, horizontal rebar, dowel
Industries: Construction
Year: 1994
Alert #: Fatal 94-12
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Show Web Version of 'Trucker falls to death' Poster in New Window
Trucker falls to death
Keywords: truck driver, truck trailer, fall from elevation, work platform, guardrail, safety belt, lanyard
Industries: Trucking
Year: 1994
Alert #: Fatal 94-08
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Show Web Version of 'Belt up on steep roof' Poster in New Window
Belt up on steep roof
Keywords: carpenter, roof, slipped, fall protection, safety belt, life line
Industries: Construction
Year: 1994
Alert #: Fatal 94-06
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Show Web Version of 'Roofer falls off edge' Poster in New Window
Roofer falls off edge
Keywords: multiple fractures, roof edge, power sweeping, safe work procedures
Industries: Construction
Year: 1994
Alert #: Hazard Alert 94-01
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Show Web Version of 'Mark and Secure Hole Openings' Poster in New Window
Mark and Secure Hole Openings
Keywords: steel stud installer, plywood, hole, fall, multiple fractures, guardrail
Industries: Construction
Year: 1993
Alert #: Hazard Alert 93-05
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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 'Carpenter Fatality' Poster in New Window
Carpenter Fatality
Keywords: scaffold, slipped, fall from elevation, head injury, wet conditions
Industries: Construction
Year: 1992
Alert #: Construction Fatal 92-14
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Show Web Version of 'Carpenter Fatality' Poster in New Window
Carpenter Fatality
Keywords: steel scaffolding, guardrails, banded bundle, steel strapping, fall from elevation
Industries: Construction
Year: 1992
Alert #: Construction Fatal 92-10
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Show Web Version of 'Glazier Apprentice Fatality' Poster in New Window
Glazier Apprentice Fatality
Keywords: unguarded, scaffold, fall from elevation, fall protection, safeguards
Industries: Construction
Year: 1992
Alert #: Construction Fatal 92-09
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Show Web Version of 'Firm Owner Fatality' Poster in New Window
Firm Owner Fatality
Keywords: roof, stepped backward, roof transition edge, fall from elevation
Industries: Construction
Year: 1992
Alert #: Construction Fatal 92-04
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Forestry (Silviculture) Worker
Keywords: silviculture worker, group picture, river, lost footing, strong current, presumed dead
Industries: Forestry
Year: 1992
Alert #: Fatal Misc. 92-10
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Show Web Version of 'Trucking - Truck Driver Fatality' Poster in New Window
Trucking - Truck Driver Fatality
Keywords: ladder, bulk chip wood truck, slipped, fall from elevation
Industries: Trucking
Year: 1992
Alert #: Fatal Misc. 92-08
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Show Web Version of '1991 Construction Fatal -- Roofer' Poster in New Window
1991 Construction Fatal -- Roofer
Keywords: roofer, ladder jack scaffold, lost balance, fall arresting apparatus
Industries: Construction
Year: 1991
Alert #: Construction 91-15
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Show Web Version of '1991 Construction Fatal -- Iron worker' Poster in New Window
1991 Construction Fatal -- Iron worker
Keywords: iron worker, swing stage, bridge, chain hook, thrown from, fall arresting apparatus
Industries: Construction
Year: 1991
Alert #: Construction 91-13
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Show Web Version of '1990 Construction Fatal -- Roofer' Poster in New Window
1990 Construction Fatal -- Roofer
Keywords: roofer, asphalt roofing, lost balance, fell, struck head, fatally injured
Industries: Construction
Year: 1990
Alert #: Construction 018-90
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Show Web Version of '1990 Construction Fatal -- Worker' Poster in New Window
1990 Construction Fatal -- Worker
Keywords: floor opening, slipped into, fall from elevation, concrete floor, fatal head injuries
Industries: Construction
Year: 1990
Alert #: Construction 015-90
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Show Web Version of '1990 Construction Fatal -- Roofer' Poster in New Window
1990 Construction Fatal -- Roofer
Keywords: roofer, roof overhang, fall through, concrete floor, fatally injured
Industries: Construction
Year: 1990
Alert #: Construction 010-90
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Show Web Version of '1990 Construction Fatal -- Sheet metal worker' Poster in New Window
1990 Construction Fatal -- Sheet metal worker
Keywords: sheet metal worker, wet roof, no fall protection, lost footing, fatal injuries
Industries: Construction
Year: 1990
Alert #: Construction 009-90
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Show Web Version of '1990 Construction Fatal -- Ironworker' Poster in New Window
1990 Construction Fatal -- Ironworker
Keywords: conveyor system, above ground, bolt connections, failed, fall, fatally injured
Industries: Construction
Year: 1990
Alert #: Construction 007-90
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Show Web Version of '1990 Logging Fatal -- Log-loader operator' Poster in New Window
1990 Logging Fatal -- Log-loader operator
Keywords: log loader, rotation supporting pin, broke, thrown, fatal injuries
Industries: Forestry, trucking
Year: 1990
Alert #: Logging 005-90
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Show Web Version of '1990 Construction Fatal -- Iron worker' Poster in New Window
1990 Construction Fatal -- Iron worker
Keywords: iron workers, temporary work platform, no fall arresting equipment, concrete floor, fatally injured
Industries: Construction
Year: 1990
Alert #: Construction 005-90
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Show Web Version of '1990 Construction Fatal -- Carpenter' Poster in New Window
1990 Construction Fatal -- Carpenter
Keywords: carpenter, roof, scaffolding, fall from elevation, fatally injured
Industries: Construction
Year: 1990
Alert #: Construction 004-90
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Show Web Version of 'Secure and set ladders at proper angle!' Poster in New Window
Secure and set ladders at proper angle!
Keywords: extension ladder, elevator pit, electrical conduit, slip out, head injuries, died
Industries: Other
Year: 1989
Alert #: Hazard Alert 0889
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Show Web Version of 'Use all safety equipment -- Follow manufacturers' instructions!' Poster in New Window
Use all safety equipment -- Follow manufacturers' instructions!
Keywords: elevated lift, fell from, seriously injured, outriggers, not used
Industries: Other
Year: 1989
Alert #: Hazard Alert 0789
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Show Web Version of 'Do not tamper with safety devices' Poster in New Window
Do not tamper with safety devices
Keywords: thrown off, high lift truck, full speed, safety devices, disabled
Industries: Warehouse/large retail
Year: 1989
Alert #: Hazard Alert 0189
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Show Web Version of 'Improper planking causes injury' Poster in New Window
Improper planking causes injury
Keywords: worker, fell through, scaffold, extensive bruising
Industries: Construction
Year: 1988
Alert #: Hazard Alert 1388
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Show Web Version of 'Restraining equipment saves worker's life!' Poster in New Window
Restraining equipment saves worker's life!
Keywords: chipper operator, chipper infeed conveyor, safety belt, life-line
Industries: Wood and paper products manufacturing
Year: 1988
Alert #: Hazard Alert 0488
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Show Web Version of 'Secure ladders against movement!' Poster in New Window
Secure ladders against movement!
Keywords: ladders, slid sideways, fall from elevation, severe head injuries
Industries: Construction
Year: 1988
Alert #: Hazard Alert 0388
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