All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)

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Jan 16, 2017
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department: ATVs

http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/ATV/Pages/index.aspx

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

Jan 16, 2017
ATV Safety Institute

http://www.atvsafety.org/

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.

Source: ASI

Jan 16, 2017
ATV Safety Information Center

https://www.cpsc.gov/Safety-Education/Safety-Education-Centers/ATV-Safety-Information-Center/

The ATV Safety Information Center is operated through the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Source: CPSC

Jan 16, 2017
Hazards Associated with All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) in the Workplace

http://www.osha.gov/dts/shib/shib080306.html

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.

Source: OSHA

Jul 01, 2014
Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus: All-Terrain Vehicles

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/factsheets/fs22.pdf

Read this fact sheet to find out what you should know about using an ATV on the job.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Aug 01, 2013
Children's Safety Network: Off road vehicles

http://www.childrenssafetynetwork.org/injury-topics/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

Oct 01, 2012
NIOSH Science Blog: All-terrain Vehicles and Work

http://blogs.cdc.gov/niosh-science-blog/2012/10/atv/

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.

Source: NIOSH