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


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


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


Electric Safety in Construction For Non-Electricians.

Source: CPWR

Jan 30, 2017
Electrical Safety - OSH Answers


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


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)


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


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


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

Source: CA DOSH