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.
Safe+Sound: Safety Walk-Arounds for Managers
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.
Safe and Sound: Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs
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.
Recommended Practices for Anti-Retaliation Programs
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.
Safe + Sound: Better Safety Conversations
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.
Compliance Assistance: Hispanic Employers and Workers
This page includes OSHA's compliance assistance resources for Hispanic employers and workers and is intended primarily for English-speaking and bilingual users.
OR-OSHA Resource Center
Oregon OSHA has online free videos to access.
Source: Oregon OSHA
NIOSH Workplace Safety & Health Topics: Small Business Resources
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.