Health & Safety

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 27, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topics – Hazardous Waste

This page provides a comprehensive guide to information regarding Safety and Health topics in Hazardous Waste Operations. It briefly covers emergency responses on hazardous waste sites.

Source: OSHA

Jan 27, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Brownfields (Recycling Industrial/Commercial Properties

This webpage addresses worker health and safety at brownfields. It provides OSHA compliance information and links to tools for identifying, evaluating and controlling employee exposures to hazardous substances

Source: OSHA

Jan 27, 2017
Medline Plus Topics on Hazardous Waste

MedlinePlus, provides health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine.


Aug 01, 2008
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (revised 2008)

This booklet provides an overview of the HAZWOPER requirements for each type of work operation and explains each section separately to provide a clearer understanding of the standard.

Source: OSHA

Nov 01, 2004
Hazwoper: A Guide for the Perplexed (PDF)

This guide will help you understand OR-OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Regulation and how to comply

Source: Oregon OSHA