Safety Pays. Falls Cost.

Handouts for Workers

Hazard Alerts

  • Scaffolds – a one page handout with pictures on how to use a scaffold safely. EnglishEspañol
  • Ladders – a one page handout with pictures on how to use a ladder safely. EnglishEspañol
  • Fall Protection Harnesses – one page handout with pictures on how to wear a harness properly. EnglishEspañol
  • Aerial Lift – one page handout with pictures on how to use an aerial lift safely. EnglishEspañol
  • Head Injuries – one page handout with pictures on how to prevent head injuries. English; Español

Brochures from MA Dept of Public Health

  • Scaffold Safety For Residential Construction Contractors – a handout with illustrations for residential workers on how to use scaffolds safely. EnglishEspañolPortugueseHaitian Creole
  • Ladder Safety For Residential Construction Contractors– a handout with illustrations for residential workers on how to use a ladder safely.  English; EspañolPortugueseHaitian Creole
  • Personal Fall Arrest Systems Brochure – a handout with illustrations for residential workers on how to use a personal fall arrest system properly.  English; Español; Portuguese; Haitian Creole
  • Falls: The Leading Killer on Construction Sites –  a handout with illustrations for residential workers debunking myths about the risks of falling and issues with using fall protection.  EnglishEspañolPortugueseHaitian Creole

Other Handouts

  • If You Work On A Roof…You Could Be In Great Danger – a handout with illustrations for residential workers on how to work safely on roofs. English; Español
  • OSHA Quick Card – Supported Scaffold Safety Tips – a brief description of working safely on a supported scaffold including what should be covered in user training. English
  • 7 Steps to Ladder Safety – a bilingual English & Spanish one-page graphic illustration on how to use a ladder safely. English & Español
  • Ladder Safety Checklist – one page handout with illustrations for workers on how to use a ladder safely. English; Español
  • Ladder Safety for Painters – a handout from MA FACE for painters using ladders. English
  • Safety in Residential Construction For Contractors and Homeowners – a brochure with illustrations on how to work safely in residential construction (From Protección en Construcción: the Lawrence Latino Safety Partnership. Reprinted with permission.) EnglishEspañol
  • OSHA Factsheets: Preventing Falls in Residential Construction