Fact Sheets

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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Jul 01, 2015
2015 Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus: Oxy-Fuel Gas Cylinder Storage


This fact sheet provides tips to safely use and store gas cylinders necessary for welding, brazing and other types of cutting.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Oct 01, 2007
3M Job Health Highlights - Respiratory Protection Basics for Welders


This article is intended to help welders understand the importance of selecting the correct respirator, using it properly and complying with regulatory requirements for respirator use.

Source: 3M

Oct 01, 2006
2006 MSHA's Occupational Illness and Injury Prevention Program Health Topic: Welding Fumes Sampling


he potential hazards of welding operations include metal fumes, toxic gases, and ultraviolet and infrared radiation. Fume particles are formed from vaporization of molten metal.

Source: MSHA

Apr 01, 2005
American Welding Society – Safety and Health Fact Sheets


This site provides access to thirty fact sheets specific to safety and health and welding as provided by the American Welding Society.

Source: AWS