Accident Prevention Programs

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
Oregon OSHA Forest Activities

http://osha.oregon.gov/Pages/topics/forest-activities.aspx

Forest activities applies to forestry, logging, and support activities. Oregon OSHA’s Division 7 forest activity rules cover the safety and health requirements for all forest activity work,

Source: Oregon OSHA

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
UK Health & Safety Executive Leaflets – Forestry

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/forindex.htm

Free leaflets from the UK Health & Safety Executive on safety within the forestry industry including topics on planting, tools, maintenance and more.

Source: HSE

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
OSHA Logging eTool

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

This Advisor outlines the required and recommended work practices that can reduce logging hazards, and includes etools for both manual and mechnical logging operations.

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

Dec 01, 2016
Logging Safety Brief

http://www.oregonloggers.org/Safety_brief.aspx

Associated Oregon Loggers, has put together safety information for loggers, particularly specific to Oregon and the Pacific Northwest.

Source: AOL

Apr 01, 2006
WorkSafe Victoria: Fatigue Management for the Forestry Industry

http://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/forms-and-publications/forms-and-publications/fatigue-management-for-the-forest-industry

This guide was developed to help employers and employees address the issue of fatigue in the forestry industry. It will help you to understand your role and responsibilities and what you can do to help manage fatigue in your workplace.

Source: Worksafe Victoria

Apr 01, 2006
First-Year Safety Program for New Logging Employees

http://loggingsafety.com/content/first-year-safety-program

This no-cost new employees training was developed by Bob Shaffer and the Forest Resource Association’s Southwide Safety Committee with funding from the National Timber Harvesting and Transportation Safety Foundation.

Source: National Timber Harvesting & Transportation Safety Foundation