MIOSHA Archived Initiatives

Preventing Electrocutions Initiative
MIOSHA Announces Initiative to Help Prevent Workplace Electrocutions
MIOSHA Urges Employers to Proactively Protect Their Workers
(March 15, 2011)
Electrocutions: Prevention/Protection Awareness (pdf / doc)
Electrical Safety Power Line Clearances (pdf / doc)
Electrical Shock Hazards (pdf / doc)

Residential Fall Protection Initiative
Residential Fall Protection Initiative Press Release (April 4, 2011)
Residential Fall Protection Letter (pdf)
Residential Fall Protection Fact Sheet (doc / pdf)
Residential Fall Protection Compliance Criteria - COM-04-1R1
Updated Enforcement Policy for Residential Fall Protection
Part 45. Fall Protection Standard (pdf)
Sample Fall Protection Plan for Residential Construction Work (CET #0184)
MIOSHA Fatal Facts: Falls that Kill (doc / pdf)

Highlights of the Fall Protection Standard Fact Sheet (doc / pdf)
Falls - Unprotected Sides, Openings, & Floor Holes (doc)
Threshold Heights Requiring Fall Prevention/Protection (Const & GI)
Fall Prevention/Protection Resources
Fall Protection Q&A

Young Worker Initiative
Young Worker Initiative (html)
Youth Initiative Letter to Educators (May 30, 2007)
Youth Initiative Letter to Organizations
(April 22, 2008) (doc)
Extreme Safety Brochure (pdf / html)
Extreme Safety 2013 (ppt)
An Overview of the Michigan Minimum Wage & Overtime Law (WHD-9802)
Youth Employment Information - Michigan Department of Education
Links to Other Resource's Websites
Youth Worker Safety - Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices for Schools (doc / pdf)
Landscape & Horticultural Services Industry Fact Sheet (doc / pdf)
The Construction Industry Fact Sheet & Youth Fatal Facts in Construction (doc / pdf)
Restaurant/Fast Food Industry Fact Sheet (doc / pdf)
Retail Industry Fact Sheet (doc / pdf)
Youth Fatal Facts (doc / pdf)
Extreme Safety Bookmark
Extreme Safety Poster

Tree Trimming
Tree Trimming Initiative Letter (October 9, 2006)
Arborist Operations, MIOSHA Compliance & Safety (ppt)
Tree Care Industry Fact Sheet (doc / pdf)
GI Part 53 Tree Trimming (pdf)
The Green Industry Self-Inspection Checklist (pdf / doc)
MIOSHA & The Green Industry (doc)
Quick Cards & Safety Tip Sheets
Fatalities in the Tree Trimming Industry Can Be Prevented (February 24, 2010)

Fall Prevention/Protection Awareness Training
Fall Protection Standard Part 45 (pdf)

Fall Prevention/Protection Awareness Letters - February 28, 2008 (General Industry & Construction)
Fall Protection Awareness Training Letter (September 22, 2005)
Fall Protection Association Letter (September 2005)
Press Release (September 22, 2005)

Excavation and Trenching Awareness Training
Excavation & Trenching Awareness Training Letter (August 20, 2004) (pdf / doc)
Press Release (August 20, 2004)
Excavation, Trenching, & Shoring Construction Standard Part 9 (pdf)

Asbestos Awareness Training
Letter to Contractors (June 7, 2004) (pdf / doc)

Press Release (June 7, 2004)
Asbestos Standard for Construction Part 602
Asbestos Program

Spray-on Truck-bed Liner
MIOSHA Hazard Alert: Spray-on Truck-bed Liner Operation Proves Fatal (Released: October 2, 2004) (pdf / doc)

Part 76. Spray Finishing Using Flammable & Combustible Materials (pdf)
Follow Up Letter
(September 16, 2005)
Preventing Asthma and Death from MDI Exposure During Spray-on Truck Bed Liner and Related Applications (September 2006)

Michigan Fatality Assessment & Control Evaluation (MiFACE):
Program & Report of Truck-bed Liner Fatality