All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)
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Oregon Parks and Recreation Department: ATVs
The mission of the All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Program is to communicate information regarding off-highway vehicle riding opportunities, laws and rules, and to provide grant funding.
Source: Oregon Parks and Recreation
ATV Safety Institute
The All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Institute® (ASI), a not-for-profit division of the Specialty Vehicle Institute of America® (SVIA), was formed in 1988 to implement an expanded national program of all-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety education and awareness.
ATV Safety Information Center
The ATV Safety Information Center is operated through the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Hazards Associated with All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) in the Workplace
The purpose of this Safety and Health Information Bulletin (SHIB) is to identify: the operating conditions and specific activities that most often lead to ATV-related injuries and fatalities; the guidelines and training to prevent accidents and injuries.
Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus: All-Terrain Vehicles
Read this fact sheet to find out what you should know about using an ATV on the job.
Source: Oregon OSHA
Children's Safety Network: Off road vehicles
Off-road vehicles (ORVs) are any three-or four-wheeled vehicle that has a motor and is designed for riding on unpaved surfaces. Examples of ORVs include All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs), snowmobiles, jet skis, and motor bikes.
Source: Children's Safety Network
NIOSH Science Blog: All-terrain Vehicles and Work
This month's NIOSH Science Blog discusses the use of ATV's at work, evaluates the fatality data and provides tips for employers and workers on safety.