Health care publications
Back Injury Prevention Guide for Health Care Providers
Describes how to prevent back injuries caused by lifting and moving patients; includes evaluation tools and checklists.
Bloodborne pathogens: questions and answers about occupational exposure
Describes Oregon OSHA's requirements for preventing exposure to hepatitis B virus (HBV), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and other bllodborne pathogens, including hepatitis C virus (HCV).
Understanding, recognizing, and solving ergonomic hazards in long-term care: a hands-on training for safety committees
Oregon OSHA is now providing a unique training opportunity for safety committees to help you reduce exposure to strains and sprains.
Violence in the workplace: Can it happen here?
Describes workplace violence, its causes, and employers' legal obligations.