Agriculture

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Apr 30, 2018
Oregon OSHA Labor Housing Inspection Checklist

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/checklists/1876.pdf

This checklist, developed by Oregon OSHA, is intended as an aid and not as a substitute for full compliance with OAR 437-004-1120.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Mar 30, 2018
OSHA Fatal Facts: Confined Space Entry on a Farm

https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3939.pdf

The purpose of this Fatal Facts is to highlight the importance of identifying confined spaces in agricultural workplaces to prevent another fatality.

Source: OSHA

Jan 26, 2018
Marijuana occupational safety and health

https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/marijuana-occupational-safety-and-health?platform=hootsuite

This guide is intended to help assist employers in the marijuana industry build occupational safety and health programs.

Source: CDPHE

Jan 02, 2018
OR-FACE: Can You Identify Fatal Hazards on Your Farm or Ranch?

http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/oregon-institute-occupational-health-sciences/oregon-fatality-assessment-control-evaluation-face/resources/upload/HCM-21519472-OR-FACE-Farm-Hazards-BOOK-WEB-FNL.pdf

The updated booklet includes real stories about fatal injuries that have occurred on farms and ranches, along with prevention recommendations, produced by OR-FACE with assistance from SAIF.

Source: Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences

Oct 02, 2017
Oregon OSHA Hazard Alert: Filbert harvesting equipment

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/hazard/2993-31.pdf

Hazard alerts provide information on hazardous materials, equipment, or practices from Oregon OSHA.

Source: OR-OSHA

Jan 23, 2017
Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety & Health Center (PNASH)

http://depts.washington.edu/pnash/

Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety & Health Center (PNASH)

Source: PNASH

Jan 19, 2017
Soluciones Simples: Ergonomía Para Trabajadores Agrícolas

http://www.cdc.gov/spanish/niosh/docs/2001-111_sp/

El Instituto Nacional de Salud y Seguridad Ocupacional (NIOSH) de los Centros para el Control y Prevención de las Enfermedades (CDC), ha publicado En español un folleto sobre formas simples, versátiles y eficaces para proteger a los trabajadores agrícolas de lesiones en la espalda y otros problemas esqueleto-musculares.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 16, 2017
Young Workers in Agriculture

http://www.lni.wa.gov/IPUB/700-096-909.pdf

This publication will help answer most of the questions employers and teen workers may have regarding hours of work and other employment standards for minors under age 18 working in agricultural labor.

Source: WA Department L&I

Jan 16, 2017
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department: ATVs

http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/ATV/Pages/index.aspx

The mission of the All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Program is to communicate information regarding off-highway vehicle riding opportunities, laws and rules, and to provide grant funding.

Source: Oregon Parks and Recreation

Jan 16, 2017
ATV Safety Institute

http://www.atvsafety.org/

The All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Institute® (ASI), a not-for-profit division of the Specialty Vehicle Institute of America® (SVIA), was formed in 1988 to implement an expanded national program of all-terrain vehicle (ATV) safety education and awareness.

Source: ASI