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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 29, 2017
Safety and Training of Oil Spill Response Workers

NIEHS Worker Training Program (WTP) awardees have provided resources, trainers, and subject matter expertise during many oil spill response and related cleanup operations, that are included on this website.

Source: NIEHS

Jan 29, 2017
OSHA Activities During the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill

Every day OSHA had over 146 professionals protecting workers throughout the Gulf. From April 26th through October 1st in 2010, anywhere from 20-40 were assigned solely to the Oil Spill Response. This site shares findings, lessons and recommendations.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Jan 28, 2017
Evacuation & Shelter-in-Place

This web page provides workers and employers guidance on planning for safe evacuations and shelter-in-place procedures during emergencies that may affect their workplace.

Source: OSHA

Jan 28, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Emergency Preparedness and Response

These Emergency Preparedness and Response pages provide information on how to prepare and train for emergencies and the hazards to be aware of when an emergency occurs. The pages provide information for employers and workers across industries.

Source: OSHA

Jan 21, 2017
EPA Topic Page: Natural Disasters and Weather Emergencies - Flooding

EPA cautions the public and all responders about the potential hazards of flood waters,and includes factsheets on drinking water and food and flooding and mold

Source: EPA