June 24, 2013
In this issue:
Gary Beck, Oregon OSHA's safety enforcement manager, wants employers to remember Oregon OSHA's requirements to protect construction workers from falls.
The folks at NIOSH recently published "Straight talk about nail gun safety," a short comic book intended for workers that describes why nail guns are dangerous and how to use them safely. Real-life examples from residential building construction explain hazards associated with nail gun triggering systems and many nailing tasks. Go to article ...
Friday, June 21, makes summer official. Here are a few reminders for folks who work outdoors:
Go to article to read about
Sun, Heat, Poison oak, Bees and wasps
The CPWR (Center for Construction Training and Research) recently published a hazard communication training course for construction workers.
Safe Lifting Calculator and Ladder Safety apps
Reprinting, excerpting, or plagiarizing any part of this publication is fine with us!
But remember: the information in this newsletter is intended to highlight safe work practices, but it does not replace Oregon OSHA workplace safety and health rules.
For information about Oregon OSHA services and answers to technical questions, call (503) 378-3272 or toll-free within Oregon, (800) 922-2689.