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December 2013

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Oregon students invited to enter safety video contest

High school students have used original music, special effects, and offbeat characters to promote young worker safety and health in Oregon. The annual "Speak up. Work safe." video contest is now open to teens across the state. The top three entries will take home cash prizes ranging from $300 to $500 and students will earn a matching amount for their school.

"There are fun ways to get teens thinking about safety on the job," said Austin Coburn, the 2013 contest winner. "I created a safety message around the theme of a musical and that made it memorable and entertaining."

The contest is designed to increase awareness about safety on the job for young people. Students must create a 90-second or

Submissions will be judged on the following:

The contest is organized by the Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition (O[yes]. Oregon OSHA, SAIF Corporation, local chapters of the American Society of Safety Engineers, the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences (formerly CROET), Liberty Mutual, Hoffman Construction, Central Oregon Safety & Health Association, the Labor Education and Research Center, SHARP Alliance, Oregon Health Authority, Daily Journal of Commerce, and SafeBuild Alliance sponsor the contest.

Congratulations to the new VPP company

Roseburg Forest Products - Engineered Wood Product Division, Riddle

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