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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.

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Jan 26, 2018
Marijuana occupational safety and health

This guide is intended to help assist employers in the marijuana industry build occupational safety and health programs.

Source: CDPHE

Sep 01, 2015
U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers YouTube Channel

The centers have pooled their expertise on a YouTube channel featuring 80 videos. The videos can be used by Extension agents, agricultural science teachers, producers, first responders, families and others interested in agricultural safety best-practices.

Source: NIOSH

Oct 01, 2014
NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topics: Green Tobacco Sickness

Green tobacco sickness (GTS) is a type of nicotine poisoning that occurs while handling tobacco plants. Workers are at especially high risk for developing this illness when their clothing becomes saturated from tobacco that is wet from rain or morning dew, or perspiration.

Source: NIOSH

Dec 01, 2010
Oregon OSHA's Quick Guide to Safety Committees and Safety Meetings for Agriculture Employers (PDF)

Read this guide if you want to know how to comply with Oregon OSHA’s Safety Committees and Safety Meetings rule – 437-004-0251. This rule – which is effective January 1, 2011 – applies to all agricultural employers whose non-seasonal workers (full time or part-time) work more than ten months during a calendar year.


Apr 01, 2007
Respiratory Disease in Agricultural Workers: Mortality and Morbidity Statistics

Respiratory Disease in Agricultural Workers: Mortality and Morbidity Statistics presents summary tables and figures of occupational respiratory disease surveillance data focusing on various occupationally relevant respiratory diseases for the Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing industries.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 01, 2006
WISHA Safety and Health Information: Agriculture

On this page, you will find the rules, recommendations and training to keep you and those you care about working safely in the agriculture industry.

Source: Washington Department of Labor and Industries

May 01, 2005
WorkSafe Health & Safety Centre - Agriculture

Welcome to the WorkSafe Health & Safety Centre for the agriculture industry. Click on the links for tools, publications, and other resources to help prevent the most common injuries in Agriculture.

Source: WorkSafe Online

Jan 01, 2003
OR-OSHA: Agriculture

This Oregon OSHA page identifies information on rules, interpretations, publications, videos and program directives relevant to Agriculture.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Jan 01, 2003
NIOSH Agriculture Page

Agriculture ranks among the most hazardous industries. Farmers are at high risk for fatal and nonfatal injuries, work-related lung diseases, noise-induced hearing loss, skin diseases, and certain cancers associated with chemical use and prolonged sun exposure...

Source: NIOSH

Jan 01, 2003
Farm Safety Links from MEDLINEplus

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends.

Source: MEDLINEplus