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New and Updated Fact Sheets: We’ve added and updated several topic pages, including Drilling/Blasting, Heavy Equipment, Asphalt Work, Carpentry, Roofing Work, HVAC/Solar Installation, and Construction Delivery Drivers. Find out more about the hazards associated with these topics and how to keep workers safe and working by viewing these resources.


Zika Virus: There is currently no risk for local transmission through mosquitoes. However, people who travel to and from areas where Zika is spreading can return with Zika illness. Learn more about Zika and how to protect workers from this virus.

  • Nov 13-19, 2016: Safety & Health DOL CDL Train the Trainer

    Denver, CO – Homewood Suites Denver Airport

  • Nov 13-18, 2016: Safety and Health Rail Workers 30HR Training

    Houston, TX – Holiday Inn Houston Hobby Airport

  • Construction Work

    Lead Exposure During Cable De-tensioning Work

    Transfer Dump Trucks Can Crush Employees

  • Medical Evaluations

    A Guide to Preventing Asthma and Death
    When Applying Spray-on Truck-bed Liners

Winter Safety

Winter is upon us and you know what that means — cold days ahead. Learn what you need to know about new or increased hazards that can catch you by surprise. This includes hazards related to severe weather, road construction, pedestrians, driving, and working outdoors. Here are safety topics to discuss with workers, crews, and safety committees.