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Sep 01, 2015
Occupational Safety for the Death Care Industry


This publication was developed with the Oregon Mortuary and Cemetery Board to emphasize industry hazards, provide recommendations and highlight related Oregon OSHA standards.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Apr 01, 2009
Oregon OSHA Hazard Alert: Hydrofluoric (HF) acid in commercial cleaners for vehicles


Employers use hydrofluoric (HF) acid, in significant quantities, in a number of common commercial cleaners. Specifically, in wax removers for cleaning farm equipment, spoke wheels, and walls inside drive-through car washes.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Oct 01, 2005
Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus – Eyewash and Safety Showers


Where employees handle substances that could injure their eyes or get onto their bodies, eyewash stations or showers (or both) must be provided as detailed in this Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus.

Source: Oregon OSHA