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Show Web Version of 'Runaway truck overturns, killing driver' Poster in New Window
Runaway truck overturns, killing driver
Keywords: road construction, articulating dump truck, articulating rock truck, downhill, severe head injuries, written work procedures
Industries: Construction; road construction, Trucking
Year: 2001
Alert #: Fatality 01-13
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Show Web Version of 'High-rise Construction: High winds blow out window' Poster in New Window
High-rise Construction: High winds blow out window
Keywords: winds, high-rise, near miss, defective windows
Industries: Construction; high-rise construction
Year: 2001
Alert #: Warning 01-10
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Show Web Version of 'Excavator boom drops, killing operator' Poster in New Window
Excavator boom drops, killing operator
Keywords: excavator boom, hooktender, window glass removed, head crushed, safeguards
Industries: Forestry; construction
Year: 2001
Alert #: Fatality 01-08
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Show Web Version of 'Skid Steer Loader Tips Over' Poster in New Window
Skid Steer Loader Tips Over
Keywords: skid steer loader, near miss, excavation, bucket, safe work procedures
Industries: Construction
Year: 2001
Alert #: Warning 01-03
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Show Web Version of 'Ironworker drowns trying to swim to shore' Poster in New Window
Ironworker drowns trying to swim to shore
Keywords: jet boat, ironworker, large-diameter cable, towing, PFD, remote location
Industries: Construction
Year: 2000
Alert #: Fatality 00-12
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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 'Confined space---Explosion kills one and seriously injures another' Poster in New Window
Confined space---Explosion kills one and seriously injures another
Keywords: confined spaces, water cistern, flammable vapours, static electric discharge, burns, ventilation
Industries: Construction
Year: 2000
Alert #: Fatality 00-06
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Show Web Version of 'Blocks alone do not make safe retaining walls' Poster in New Window
Blocks alone do not make safe retaining walls
Keywords: concrete blocks, collapse, geogrid fabric, fill placement, safe distances
Industries: Construction
Year: 2000
Alert #: Injury 00-04
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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 'Establish procedures for working near mobile equipment' Poster in New Window
Establish procedures for working near mobile equipment
Keywords: run over, dump truck, obstructed vision, cellular phone, safe work procedures, high-hazard areas
Industries: Soil Remediation; Construction
Year: 1999
Alert #: Fatal 99-07
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Show Web Version of 'Clear out exposed, unstable trees' Poster in New Window
Clear out exposed, unstable trees
Keywords: unstable tree, struck by, high winds, uprooted, selective logging
Industries: Construction
Year: 1999
Alert #: Fatal 99-03
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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 'Wear flame-resistant clothing when working with flammable liquids and gases' Poster in New Window
Wear flame-resistant clothing when working with flammable liquids and gases
Keywords: PPE, WHMIS, burns, synthetic clothing, written procedures, ignition sources
Industries: Manufacturing
Year: 1999
Alert #: Hazard Alert 99-14
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Show Web Version of 'Use temporary bracing during all phases of wood frame construction' Poster in New Window
Use temporary bracing during all phases of wood frame construction
Keywords: collapsed house, temporary wall braces, wind, lateral stability, load-carrying capacity
Industries: Construction
Year: 1999
Alert #: Hazard Alert 99-13
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