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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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Feb 27, 2018
Solutions for Tree Care Hazards

https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3940.pdf

OSHA’s new resource, Solutions for Tree Care Hazards, highlights common hazards in the tree care industry, and provides safety measures for employers and workers.

Source: OSHA

Dec 01, 2016
Landscaping

http://osha.oregon.gov/Pages/topics/landscaping.aspx

This landscaping topic page provides information from Oregon OSHA regarding rules and publications.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Oct 01, 2015
OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Landscape and Horticultural Services

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/landscaping/

Landscape and horticultural services encompass a wide range of services. This topic page provides information and resources related to safety and health for landscape and horticulture work.

Source: OSHA

Apr 01, 2006
Teen Workers Landscaping: Plant Your Feet on Safe Ground!

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/teenworkers/landscaping/index.html

Welcome to the OSHA Teen Summer Job Safety page. OSHA wants you to enjoy working in the landcare industry and be safe on the job. This page provides the working teen with some safety working tips in the areas of general safety, and recommendations to prevent injury from sun-ultraviolet radiation-heat, pesticides, electrical hazards, noise and injuries to the eye.

Source: OSHA

Dec 01, 2005
OSHA Assistance for the Tree Care Industry

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/treecare/index.html

This site provides information to develop and implement safety and health programs, and learn how to recognize and address potential industry hazards, including overhead power lines, falling branches, and faulty safety equipment.

Source: OSHA

May 01, 2005
OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Landscape and Horticultural Services

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/landscaping/index.html

Information on this site includes ways to develop and implement comprehensive safety and health programs, employer and employee resources for Spanish-speaking workers and youth workers, and links to other websites that identify common industry hazards and solutions.

Source: OSHA

Apr 01, 2005
Landscaping Health and Safety

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/safety_haz/landscaping/

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety provides information on hazards related to landscaping activities, including: equipment, garden trackers, grass trimmer, infectious waste, manual materials handling, pesticides and more.

Source: CCOHS