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A Guide to the Safe Storage of Explosive Materials provides information on how to store different types and amounts of explosive materials safely. Several charts included in this guide can help the reader find information relating directly to specific situations.

A Guide to the OSHA Excavations Standard examines the standard’s different sections, offering many illustrations and a safety checklist to help explain how to excavate and work safely in a trench. It also discusses the rule concerning excavating and residential construction

A Guide to Developing and Maintaining an Effective Hearing Conservation Program describes a program that employers can implement to protect their employees’ hearing ability.

A Guide to Asbestos for Industry examines how to work around asbestos safely, particularly during abatement procedures. The seriousness of the threat that airborne asbestos poses to workers’ health is also examined.

A Guide to Occupational Exposure to Wood, Wood Dust and Combustible Dust Hazards provides information on the hazards associated with wood dust and appropriate precautions that can be taken to limit those hazards.

A Guide to Cranes and Derricks examines the hazards and describes safety measures the reader can take when implementing a crane safety program for a company. 

A Guide to Personal Protective Equipment explains how to determine what PPE is needed in a typical workplace and then looks at many different types of equipment.

A Guide to Safety and Health in Feed and Grain Mills deals with the hazards specific to feed and grain mill facilities. Much of this guide deals with fire hazards, including ignition sources. In feed and grain mills, fires present the opportunity for devastating explosions.

Employers must be aware of workplace hazards facing their employees and take appropriate action to minimize or eliminate exposure to these hazards. A Guide to Working With Corrosive Substances discusses precautions that can prevent serious health risks to workers due to exposure to corrosives. Corrosive chemicals are essential to many work processes; however, they can enter the body through ingestion, inhalation, or contact with the skin and eyes.

A Guide to Formaldehyde describes how employers and employees can learn to protect their health in environments that contain formaldehyde.

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