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 22, 2017
OSHA's Fall Prevention Campaign


This website is part of OSHA's nationwide outreach campaign to raise awareness among workers and employers about the hazards of falls from ladders, scaffolds and roofs.

Source: OSHA

Feb 01, 2016
Portable Ladders: How to use them so they don't let you down


Portable ladders are often the first tool we choose when working at elevation. Yet more workers are injured in falls from ladders than from any other elevated surface.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Sep 01, 2014
Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet: Stair Railings for General Industry Workplaces


This fact sheet explains Oregon OSHA rules requiring standard railings at 4 feet above a lower level at general industry workplaces.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Aug 01, 2014
Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus: Fall protection trigger heights for general industry


This Fact Sheet, provided by Oregon OSHA, identifies trigger heights and fall protection requirements for general industry.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Mar 01, 2007
OR-OSHA Topic Page: Fall Protection


This OR-OSHA Topic Page provides access to OR-OSHA documents and resources addressing fall protection including, rules, program directives, letters of interpretation, publications, fact sheets and videos.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Mar 01, 2003
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Fall Protection


Each year, falls consistently account for the greatest number of fatalities in the construction industry, and are always a major concern in other industries..

Source: OSHA