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Forest Activities News

An occasional newsletter from Oregon OSHA covering topics of interest to logging and forest activities employers.

Current issue

February 2015 PDF

  • Introducing the Forest Activities Advisory Committee
  • Oregon OSHA adopts exemption to 437-007-0780 (Protective Structures for Operators)
  • Oregon OSHA proposing changes to recordkeeping and reporting requirements
  • OR-FACE offers resources for the logging industry
  • Oregon State, Northwest Forest Worker Center receive training grants
  • FAQ: Leg protection and slash cuts
  • Logging accidents reported to Oregon OSHA in 2014

Previous issues

June 2013 PDF

  • Using a chainsaw? Don’t forget eye protection
  • Requirements go into effect July 2014 for older forest activities machines with 360-degree upper-structure rotation
  • New and updated publications for loggers from Oregon OSHA
  • Logging Accidents Reported to Oregon OSHA in 2013