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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.
OSHA Publications: eBooks
Many publications by federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration are now available for no cost downloads as eBooks.
SAFEME App: Improving Entry Level Worker Safety in Retail
Washington Retail Association introduces SAFEME, a way of improving entry-level worker safety. This App and project was supported by a WA Dept. L&I SHIP Grant.
Source: WA Retail Assocation
HSEQ/WA APP (Good Observation, Near Miss and Accident Reporting)
Provide an efficient, easy to use tool allowing prompt reporting of Good Observations, Near-Miss incidents and Accidents using a smart phone APP. Developed by John W. Shervey & Associates, Inc./Schuchart Construction, Mellora through a WA State Dept. L&I SHIP Grant.
Source: WA L&I
NIOSH Launches Mobile Lifting Calculator App
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announces the availability of a new, free mobile application (app) for smart phones and other mobile devices that can help workers stay safe when manually lifting objects as part of their job.
OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety Tool (App)
Take precautions against outdoor heat while at work with the OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety Tool. Featuring real-time heat index and hourly forecasts, specific to your location, as well as occupational safety and health recommendations from OSHA and NIOSH.
WISER for iOS By National Library of Medicine
WISER (Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders) is a mobile application designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents.
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards Mobile Web Application
The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards Mobile Web App (mNPG) works on any mobile device with an HTML5-compliant web browser. The app can be used offline when no internet or cell phone connection is available.
Stretch & Flex App
The seven-minute progressive modules demonstrate and announce the proper, pain-free way to elongate and prepare muscles to handle the exposures of the job site, plant or workstation. Free app developed by Fortis Construction.
Source: Fortis Construction