Fact Sheets & Toolbox Talks

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 30, 2017
Oregon OSHA Topic Page: Electrical

http://osha.oregon.gov/Pages/topics/electrical.aspx

This topic page provides information from Oregon OSHA on electrical safety and health, including regulations, safe work practices, publications and training.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Jan 30, 2017
eLCOSH Publications: Electrical

http://www.elcosh.org/en/index.php?search_query=electrical&module=Search

Use this page to view the publications related to electrical safety and health by eLCOSH.

Source: ELCOSH

Jan 30, 2017
Electric Safety in Construction For Non-Electricians

http://www.cpwr.com/sites/default/files/publications/kfelectrocutions.pdf

Electric Safety in Construction For Non-Electricians.

Source: CPWR

Jan 30, 2017
Electrical Safety - OSH Answers

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/safety_haz/electrical.html

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a questions and answers related to the health and safety aspects of electrical work.

Source: CCOHS

Jan 30, 2017
Electric Power Generation Illustrated Glossary eTool

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/electric_power/illustrated_glossary/index.html

This illustrated glossary contains definitions, photos, and graphic illustrations of equipment used in a typical electric power generation, transmission and distribution system.

Source: OSHA

Jan 30, 2017
Prevention Video (v-Tool) | Electrocution/Work Safely with Ladders Near Power Lines (Electrocución/Trabaje de manera segura con escaleras cerca de líneas eléctricas aéreas)

https://www.osha.gov/dts/vtools/construction/ladder_powerline_fnl_eng_web.html

These videos, which are available in English and Spanish, show how quickly contact with overhead power lines can result in the electrocution of a worker. It also shows what employers can do to ensure the work is done more safely.

Source: OSHA

Jan 22, 2017
Lockout/Tagout: Oregon OSHA's guide to controlling hazardous energy

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/3326.pdf

This guide is based on the requirements in Oregon OSHA’s standard for hazardous energy control.

Source: Oregon OSHA

May 01, 2003
Ergonomic Survival Guide for Electricians

http://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/dosh_publications/ElectriciansErgo.pdf

This fact sheet offers ways for electricians to lessen the ergonomic impact of electrical work.

Source: CA DOSH