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New website coming soon

Oregon OSHA is launching a new website in the coming weeks. You will need to update your bookmarks.
The new website is designed to work well on mobile devices and increase accessibility for people with disabilities.

Lifting calculator app

Oregon OSHA’s easy lift app was developed from a review of research on safe lifting to give the user a maximum safe weight for various lifting scenarios.

How to use the app:

  1. Indicate where your lift begins.
  2. Estimate the number of lifts per minute and the hours of lifting per day.
  3. The app calculates the maximum safe lifting weight, with an additional limit for more than 45 degrees of twisting during lifting.

How to get the app:

a) Use the Desktop version


b) download icon Download the Android v2.1 app (Sept. 12, 2013)



Get it on Google play
(Sept. 12, 2013)

Available on the App Store
(Jan. 20, 2014)