Caught in or Between Hazards in Construction Environments

  • E-Learning

One out of every five workplace fatalities in the U.S. is due to a caught-in/between the accident in the construction industry. This common type of accident is preventable by recognizing the hazardous situations likely to cause them and utilizing safe work practices.  

Viewers learn about the different types and categories of caught-in/between hazards as defined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). This course also demonstrates how to work safely in trenches, on scaffolding, with heavy equipment, and with powered tools and machinery. Use this video-based course to educate employees about managing and limiting the risk of caught in or between accidents.

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Topics Covered

  • What Are Caught-In/Caught-Between Hazards?
  • Three Types of Caught-In/Between Hazards
  • Trenching, Scaffolding and Demolition
  • Vehicles and Heavy Equipment 
  • Powered Tools and Machinery


0.23 hours


Best Practices


As Needed

Who Should Attend:

All Construction Employees