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Mar 21, 2019
Health and Safety for Craft Breweries and Distilleries

https://www.worksafebc.com/en/resources/health-safety/books-guides/health-safety-craft-breweries-distilleries-bk164?lang=en

This guide, created by WorkSafe BC, contains health and safety information for the craft brewing and distilling industry. It contains information to help identify and eliminate hazards faced by workers.

Source: WorkSafe BC

Jan 22, 2017
OSHA Assistance for General Industry

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

General Industries are all industries not included in Maritime or Construction. General Industry is regulated by General Industry Standards, Directives, and Interpretation and Compliance Letters.

Source: OSHA

Jan 22, 2017
NIOSH Safety and Health Topics

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/

Each page listed at this site provides information on a specific occupational safety and health topic.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 22, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Hazardous and Toxic Substances.

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

OSHA currently regulates exposure to approximately 400 substances - learn more about what they are and workplace requirements on this page.

Source: OSHA

Jan 22, 2017
OSHA General Industry Digest 2015

https://www.osha.gov/Publications/osha_2201.pdf

This publication provides a general overview of standards-related topics applicable to manufacturing and general industry.

Source: OSHA

Nov 01, 2016
OSHA Fact Sheet: Final Rule General Industry Walking-Working Surfaces

https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3903.pdf

OSHA’s Final Rule to Update, Align, and Provide Greater Flexibility in its General Industry Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Standards.

Source: OSHA

Jan 01, 2016
E-Facts: Safe Maintenance: Working with contractors and subcontractors

https://osha.europa.eu/sites/default/files/publications/documents/en/publications/e-facts/e-fact-62-safe-maintenance-working-with-contractors-and-subcontractors/62_maintenance-working-with-contractors.pdf

Depending on the work environment and activity performed, maintenance workers are exposed to a variety of hazards and risk factors. Some of these risk factors affect the health of workers mainly in the long term, while others are the cause of work accidents.

Source: European Agency for Safety & Health at Work

May 01, 2015
Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus: Compressed Gas Safety

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/factsheets/fs09.pdf

The fact sheet provided by Oregon OSHA has been updated, and includes information on safe handling and use, general industrial requirements and more.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Nov 01, 2011
WorkSafe BC: Supervising for Safety - Online course for supervisors

http://www.supervisingforsafety.com/

This free online course offers you 24-7 access to high quality safety materials to help you meet your workplace safety obligations and more effectively supervise.

Source: WorkSafe BC

Sep 01, 2009
Maintenance and OSH - A statistical picture

http://osha.europa.eu/en/publications/factsheets/90

The Factsheetreports that EUROSTAT data from five EU countries indicate that at least 15-20% of all accidents and 10-15% of all fatal accidents are related to maintenance operations (in 2006).

Source: European Agency for Safety & Health at Work