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Photo Gallery: Tornado Clean-up, Lancaster, Texas
(April 12, 2012)

Images include:

  • These pictures show the devastation left behind by the tornado that touched down on Lancaster, Texas. Cleanup activities are nearing the end as the rebuilding stage begins. OSHA compliance assistance specialist have been providing assistance to employers,workers, and the public following the destruction left behind by tornadoes that hit the Dallas-Fort Worth area April 3.
  • The tornados did extensive damage to the area.
  • Elias Vela, compliance assistance specialist with the OSHA Dallas Area Office, asks volunteers from the Serving God by Helping Others volunteer group, to step down so that he can provide safety guidance they can use while working on houses destroyed by a tornado. OSHA compliance assistance specialist have been providing assistance to employers, workers, and the public following the destruction left behind by tornadoes.
  • Vela and Theresa R. Salazar, compliance safety and health officer speak with Frank Rivera, site supervisor for BF Mechanical about the hazards of not wearing proper safety equipment such as safety glasses and helmets and the proper use of ladders. According to Rivera, this type of assistance is very much appreciated. OSHA compliance assistance specialist have been providing assistance to employers, workers, and the public following the tornadoes.
  • Vela inspects a crane at the Landcaster, Texas disaster area as crane operator Greg Gough looks on. Gough was not wearing proper safety equipment as required by OSHA standards.
  • Stephen Boyd,OSHA Dallas Area Office director, talks about safe practices while conducting repairs to damaged home to volunteers from the Serving God by Helping Others, a volunteer group helping residents of Lancaster, Texas.

Images include:

  • These pictures show the devastation left behind by the tornado that touched down on Lancaster, Texas. Cleanup activities are nearing the end as the rebuilding stage begins. OSHA compliance assistance specialist have been providing assistance to employers,workers, and the public following the destruction left behind by tornadoes that hit the Dallas-Fort Worth area April 3.
  • The tornados did extensive damage to the area.
  • Elias Vela, compliance assistance specialist with the OSHA Dallas Area Office, asks volunteers from the Serving God by Helping Others volunteer group, to step down so that he can provide safety guidance they can use while working on houses destroyed by a tornado. OSHA compliance assistance specialist have been providing assistance to employers, workers, and the public following the destruction left behind by tornadoes.
  • Vela and Theresa R. Salazar, compliance safety and health officer speak with Frank Rivera, site supervisor for BF Mechanical about the hazards of not wearing proper safety equipment such as safety glasses and helmets and the proper use of ladders. According to Rivera, this type of assistance is very much appreciated. OSHA compliance assistance specialist have been providing assistance to employers, workers, and the public following the tornadoes.
  • Vela inspects a crane at the Landcaster, Texas disaster area as crane operator Greg Gough looks on. Gough was not wearing proper safety equipment as required by OSHA standards.
  • Stephen Boyd,OSHA Dallas Area Office director, talks about safe practices while conducting repairs to damaged home to volunteers from the Serving God by Helping Others, a volunteer group helping residents of Lancaster, Texas.