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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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Jan 23, 2017
WorkSafeBC Topic Page: Forestry

https://www.worksafebc.com/en/health-safety/industries/forestry

We have resources and information on working safely in forestry. Additional information and resources are available from our industry partner, the BC Forest Safety Council.

Source: WorkSafe BC

Jan 23, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Logging

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

The tools and equipment used in logging, such as chain saws and logging machines pose hazards wherever they are used...

Source: OSHA

Jan 23, 2017
WISHA Topic Page – Logging Safety

http://www.lni.wa.gov/Safety/Topics/AtoZ/Logging/default.asp

This WISHA site provides access to WISHA Regulation and Policy, and Resources on the topic of Logging.

Source: WA Department L&I

Jan 23, 2017
WorkSafe BC Topic Page: Tree planting & other silviculture

https://www.worksafebc.com/en/health-safety/industries/forestry/types/tree-planting-silviculture

Here you'll find links to health and safety information and resources for work in tree planting and other silviculture.

Source: WorkSafe BC

Jan 23, 2017
Tick Borne Disease

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/logging/manual/tick_disease.html

The following are recommended good work practices in areas in which ticks reside.

Source: OSHA

Jan 14, 2017
Training Materials in Support of Division 7 Oregon Forest Activities Code (English/Spanish)

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

John Garland, Oregon State University (in conjunction with Oregon OSHA) has constructed forest-specific hazard and training cards in Spanish and English.

Source: PNASH

Jan 01, 2009
Field Guide for Danger Tree Identification and Response

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/reserve-trees.pdf

This guide, provided by Oregon OSHA, was developed in conjunction with the US Forest Service.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Feb 01, 2008
Training for Safe and Effective Logging Techniques

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHApubs/1816e.pdf

Training tips provided by Oregon OSHA for individuals involved in logging training.

Source: Oregon OSHA