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Health and Safety for Craft Breweries and Distilleries
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
OSHA Assistance for General Industry
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.
OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Hazardous and Toxic Substances.
OSHA currently regulates exposure to approximately 400 substances - learn more about what they are and workplace requirements on this page.
E-Facts: Safe Maintenance: Working with contractors and subcontractors
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.
Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus: Compressed Gas Safety
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
Maintenance and OSH - A statistical picture
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).