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This OSH Hazard Alert discusses the dangers of heat stress along with examples of overexposure to heat from agricultural, construction and general industry settings.

This OSH Hazard Alert discusses an unsafe modification of a mower for use in greenhouses.

This OSH Hazard Alert, in both English and Spanish, includes operating procedures to follow before, while and after operating a tobacco harvester to ensure worker safety.

Brochure on guidelines for heat stress in agriculture. This is a companion brochure for a DVD (in English and Spanish).

A Guide to Safety in Confined Spaces examines the rules and risks associated with working in these dangerous conditions. The booklet is divided into three sections. The first part deals with general safety practices for confined space work and the second with the requirements of the OSHA general industry permit-required confined spaces standard. A third part offers checklists to consider before entering a confined space. This guide is based on general industry regulations found in 29 CFR 1910.146.

As a result of an OSHA compliance inspection, a citation for alleged violations of the OSHA standards may be issued. If the employer contests the citation, it goes for hearing to the N.C. Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission. The commission hears and issues decisions on appeals entered from citations and abatement periods and from all types of penalties.

A Guide to Machine Safeguarding explains many issues related to making workplaces safer, examines dozens of possible ways to safeguard machinery, and includes a machine safety checklist in the back of the book so the reader can see how his or her own workplace rates.

A Guide to Occupational Safety and Health in North Carolina provides employers and employees with an overview to their rights and responsibilities regarding occupational safety and health.

A Guide for Persons Employed in Cotton Dust Environments details the hazards faced by employees who work in the manufacture of cotton products. Reading and understanding this guide can help protect these employees from the health and safety hazards commonly found in yarn plants; slashing, weaving, knitting and waste house operations; and cotton warehousing operations.

A Guide to Lead Exposure in the Construction Industry discusses precautions that can prevent serious health risks to workers due to exposure to lead compounds.

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