Safety, Language and Culture

Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

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Jul 12, 2017
U.S. Department of Justice: 2012 Language Map App

https://www.lep.gov/maps/lma/Final/

With the Language Map App, users can determine within seconds if there are Limited English Proficient individuals in their county or state and, most importantly, the languages spoken by LEP individuals.

Source: LEP

Jan 14, 2017
Centro Nacional de Información de Pesticidas

http://npic.orst.edu/index.es.html

Fact sheets, videos and other resources from the National Pesticide Information Center in English and Spanish.

Source: NPIC

Jan 14, 2017
Training Materials in Support of Division 7 Oregon Forest Activities Code (English/Spanish)

http://depts.washington.edu/pnash/ORforest_training

John Garland, Oregon State University (in conjunction with Oregon OSHA) has constructed forest-specific hazard and training cards in Spanish and English.

Source: PNASH

Jan 14, 2017
National Ag Safety Database publications - multiple languages

http://www.nasdonline.org/browse/6/other-languages.html

Browse topics from the National Ag Safety Database in these languages: Cambodian, French, Haitian Creole, Laotian, Spanish (Español) and Vietnamese.

Source: NASD

Jan 14, 2017
Immigrant Workers in Construction: Sharing lessons learned in our unions

http://www.cpwr.com/research/completed/immigrant-workers-construction-sharing-lessons-learned-our-unions

The National Conference on Immigrant Workers in Construction allowed workers, researchers, organizers and safety professionals a forum to discuss how best to meet the needs of immigrant workers in the construction industry.

Source: CPWR

Jan 14, 2017
SAIF resources Agriculture: English and Spanish

http://www.saif.com/safetyandhealth/topics/industry-specific-topics/agriculture.html

SAIF Corporation provides Spanish and English language information on agricultural safety and regulations, including pesticides, farm vehicles, seasonal workers, and more.

Source: SAIF

Jan 14, 2017
Spanish Dictionary of Agriculture & HR Management

http://danr.ucop.edu/ag-labor/

Spanish Dictionary of Agriculture & HR Management provided by University of California, Agriculture Labor Management.

Source: University of California APMP

Jan 14, 2017
ToxFAQs™ (English & Spanish Factsheets)

http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxfaqs/index.asp

A series of summaries about hazardous substances developed by the ATSDR Division of Toxicology. Each fact sheet serves as a quick and easy to understand guide.

Source: ATSDR

Jan 14, 2017
Safety Meeting Topics (Bilingual)

https://www.statefundca.com/Home/StaticIndex?id=http://content.statefundca.com//safety/safetymeeting/SafetyMeetingTopics.aspx?ID=1

State Fund has produced an extensive selection of Safety Meeting Topics in English and Spanish. The topics are intended for use of on-the-job safety training and meetings to educate employees of potential hazards and work-related injuries and illnesses.

Source: CA State Fund

Jan 14, 2017
Oregon Workers’ Compensation Division – includes information in Russian and Spanish

http://wcd.oregon.gov/Pages/publications.aspx

Oregon Workers’ Compensation Division – includes information in Russian and Spanish

Source: Oregon WCD