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04/28/16

Hazard Alert: Filbert harvesting equipment   English

 

Describes the hazards of the filbert harvesting process and gives guidelines for safe operations.

04/26/16

Cut and Burn Poster   English

 

04/22/16

Oregon OSHA offers help during national safety event  

 

Employers invited to use consultation services | Oregon OSHA Consultation Services is offering to bring expertise to work sites across the state during the May 2-6 National Safety Stand-Down event.

04/22/16

Fact Sheet: Fall protection and tarping - information for truckers   English

 

Protect yourself from falling if you have to adjust, remove, or apply a tarp from the top of your load. This fact sheet tells you what to do.

04/21/16

Ceremony will honor fallen Oregon workers April 28  

 

Public invited to observe Workers Memorial Day during Salem event | To remember those who have died on the job and to reinvigorate the call to protect workers, Oregon OSHA invites all Oregonians to the Workers Memorial Day ceremony at noon Thursday, April 28, in Salem.

04/21/16

Fact Sheet: Safety data sheet (SDS)   English

 

Describes employers responsibility for providing Safety Data Sheets (SDS) when employees use chemicals. MSDSs are detailed information bulletins that describe the chemical's hazards and precaution for safe handling and use.

04/18/16

Parkrose High School students win safety video contest  

 

Students at Parkrose High School in Portland won first- and second-place prizes for videos they entered into a contest designed to increase awareness about workplace safety for young workers.

04/18/16

Registration program and form for Blue Mountain Occupational Safety & Health Conference  

 

June 6 & 7, 2016, Pendleton Convention Center, Pendleton, Oregon

04/18/16

Enter to compete in the Forklift Round-Up for Blue Mountain Occupational Safety & Health Conference  

 

June 6 & 7, 2016, Pendleton Convention Center, Pendleton, Oregon

04/18/16

Recordkeeping - noise  

 

04/18/16

Construction Depot Newsletter | April 2016  

 

In this issue: Fatal traumatic brain injuries, Employee involvement now and then, Lateral load requirements for fall-protection anchors, and more.

03/29/16

Registration program for the Northwest Safety & Health Summit (by Region X VPPPA)  

 

May 17-19, 2016 at the Boise Centre & The Grove Hotel, Boise, Idaho

03/22/16

Guidelines for tethered logging in Oregon  

 

Employers who are considering using a tethered logging system in Oregon must ensure that the harvesting machine to be tethered has been specified by its manufacturer to be operated on slopes of over 40 percent,or 50 percent if the machine was designed for steep slopes. If not, employers must apply for and be granted a research variance prior to using the harvesting machine above its slope limit with a tethered logging system.

03/21/16

Fall Protection: General Industry  

 

Program directive

03/16/16

Construction Depot Newsletter | March 2016  

 

In this issue: Oregon OSHA adopts changes to construction-industry fall protection rules, Avoiding carbon monoxide at home and at work, Sprung forward - feeling OK?, and Save the date - Blue Mountain Safety & Health Conference, June 2016.

03/16/16

Audio Visual Library New Arrivals   English

 

Check out the latest additions to the Video Library!

03/10/16

Text of adopted changes to slide guard use in Division 3, Construction Rules  

 

Oregon OSHA Administrative Order 2-2016, adopted 3/1/2016, effective 10/1/2017

03/10/16

Adopted changes to slide guard use in Division 3, Construction Rules  

 

Oregon OSHA Administrative Order 2-2016, adopted 3/1/2016, effective 10/1/2017

03/10/16

Text of adopted changes to fall protection in Division 3, Construction Rules  

 

Oregon OSHA Administrative Order 1-2016, adopted 3/1/2016, effective 1/1/2017

03/10/16

Adopted changes to fall protection in Division 3, Construction Rules  

 

Oregon OSHA Administrative Order 1-2016, adopted 3/1/2016, effective 1/1/2017