General Safety

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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Jan 17, 2017
Inspection Checklists – Sample Checklist for Manufacturing Facilities

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/hsprograms/list_mft.html

The examples outlined below do not list all the possible items for manufacturing facilities. The best checklist for your workplace is one that has been developed for your specific needs.

Source: CCOHS

Jan 01, 2016
WorkSafe BC Topic Page: Cranes

https://www.worksafebc.com/en/health-safety/tools-machinery-equipment/cranes

See the following resources and links for information on working safely with and around cranes, including checklists.

Source: WorkSafe BC

Nov 01, 2015
WorkSafeBC: Safety Inspections Workbook

https://www.worksafebc.com/en/resources/health-safety/books-guides/safety-inspections-workbook?lang=en

A reference guide and workbook for workplace safety inspections.

Source: WorkSafe BC

Dec 01, 2014
Computer Workstations eTool

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/computerworkstations/index.html

This eTool* illustrates simple, inexpensive principles that will help you create a safe and comfortable computer workstation.

Source: OSHA

Jun 01, 2011
Safety Inspection Checklists (University of Washington Environmental Health & Safety)

http://www.ehs.washington.edu/manuals/lsm/lsme.pdf

Here are several self-audit checklists and one for general work areas, one for office, and five for laboratories.

Source: UW

Mar 01, 2006
OR-OSHA SHARP assessment tools

http://osha.oregon.gov/consult/Pages/SHARP-documents.aspx

These assessment tools have been developed to support employers interested in SHARP to more effectively manage and control safety and health hazards.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Mar 01, 2006
Self-Inspection Checklists for the Workplace

http://osha.oregon.gov/pubs/Pages/index.aspx?type=Checklists

This link provides access to over 40 tool and task specific safety checklists provided by Oregon OSHA.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Mar 01, 2005
OSHA's Small Business Handbook

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/smallbusiness/small-business.pdf

This handbook includes topics such as "A Four-Point Workplace Program"; "Starting a Safety and Health Management System"; self-inspection checklists on a varied group of issues within general industry; plus a wealth of resources to aid the small business employer.

Source: OSHA