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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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Dec 12, 2018
Safe+Sound: Safety Walk-Arounds for Managers

https://www.osha.gov/safeandsound/docs/SHP_Safety-Walk-Arounds-for-Managers.pdf

This fact sheet provides guidance to help managers and business owners conduct safety walkarounds to identify hazards in the workplace and communicate with workers about hazards in their jobs.

Source: OSHA

Aug 16, 2018
Safe and Sound: Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs

https://www.osha.gov/shpguidelines/

OSHA has recently updated the Guidelines for Safety and Health Programs it first released 30 years ago, to reflect changes in the economy, workplaces, and evolving safety and health issues. The Recommended Practices present a step-by-step approach to implementing a safety and health program, built around seven core elements that make up a successful program.

Source: OSHA

May 29, 2018
Recommended Practices for Anti-Retaliation Programs

https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3905.pdf

This set of recommendations is intended to assist employers in creating workplaces that are free of retaliation, including retaliation against employees who engage in activity protected under the 22 whistleblower laws that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforces.

Source: OSHA

May 29, 2018
Safe + Sound: Better Safety Conversations

https://www.osha.gov/safeandsound/docs/SHP_Better-Safety-Conversations.pdf

Every day, safety conversations take place between executives and managers, between safety professionals and workers, and—most importantly—between front-line supervisors and the workers who report to them. This document shares tips for safety conversations.

Source: OSHA

Jan 26, 2017
Compliance Assistance: Hispanic Employers and Workers

https://www.osha.gov/dcsp/compliance_assistance/index_hispanic.html

This page includes OSHA's compliance assistance resources for Hispanic employers and workers and is intended primarily for English-speaking and bilingual users.

Source: OSHA

Jan 26, 2017
OR-OSHA Resource Center

http://osha.oregon.gov/media/Pages/video-index.aspx

Oregon OSHA has online free videos to access.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Jan 26, 2017
NIOSH Workplace Safety & Health Topics: Small Business Resources

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/smbus/

A new resource recently released by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) will help small business owners navigate the maze of occupational safety and health information.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 26, 2017
Job Safety and Health - It's the Law (poster)

https://www.osha.gov/Publications/osha3165.pdf

This poster, by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, describes legal rights and responsibilities for workers and workplaces.

Source: OSHA

Jan 26, 2017
Oregon OSHA Safety & Health poster

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/1507.pdf

This free poster is available from Oregon OSHA. It’s the law!

Source: Oregon OSHA

Jan 26, 2017
OSHA Recommended Guidelines for Safety and Health Programs

https://www.osha.gov/shpguidelines/

OSHA has recently updated the Guidelines for Safety and Health Programs it first released 30 years ago, to reflect changes in the economy, workplaces, and evolving safety and health issues

Source: OSHA