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Safety Centre


OSHA eTools and the eMatrix are "stand-alone," interactive, Web-based training tools on occupational safety and health topics. They are highly illustrated and utilize graphical menus. Some also use expert system modules, which enable the user to answer questions, and receive reliable advice on how OSHA regulations apply to their work site.

eTools, eMatrix, Expert Advisors and v-Tools

Short list of available eTools:

Evacuation Plans and Procedures 

Eye and Face Protection

Hazard Identification


Machine Guarding

Respiratory Protection

Safety & Health Management Systems


Shipyard Employment

Marine Hanging Staging eTool

Marine hanging staging is a suspended scaffolding system that is especially useful when workers are performing abrasive blasting and painting work in or on a vessel or vessel section.

Shipyard Employment eTool: Hanging Staging (Marine)

The contents of this section of the eTool that specifically addresses marine hanging staging are from an OSHA guidance document from the Office of Maritime, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Washington, D.C.