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: 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.
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings: What you need to know to get started
All Oregon employers are required by law to have a safety committee or hold regular safety meetings. Our new online training, we walk you through the steps to find out what you need to know and how to get started.
Joint Health & Safety Committee - Measuring Effectiveness
This article by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety can be used to assess the effectiveness of health and safety committees.
Oregon OSHA’s quick guide to safety committees and safety meetings for general industry and construction employers
If you’re an employer in Oregon, your business must have a safety committee or have safety meetings unless you’re the sole owner and the only employee of a corporation.
Source: Oregon OSHA
Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus: Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
This fact sheet provided by Oregon OSHA outlines the rule changes for workplace safety committees including an option for holding less-formal safety meetings.
Source: Oregon OSHA
Green Teams: Engaging Employees in Sustainability
The latest in our series of GreenBiz Reports, researched and written by Deborah Fleischer, the president of Green Impact, explores and outlines the 10 best practices for bringing all your employees on board with your company's sustainability projects.
Source: Green Impacts