Safety Guidelines

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
WorkSafe BC: Topic Page: Buses, public transit and shuttles

https://www.worksafebc.com/en/health-safety/industries/transportation/types/buses

Here you'll find links to health and safety information and resources for work in the public transportation industry, including bus charters, public transit, school buses, inter-city coaches, rapid transit, and shuttle buses.

Source: WorkSafe BC

Jan 22, 2017
Oregon Transportation Safety Division Publications

http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/TS/pages/tsdbrochures.aspx

The Transportation Safety Division offers a variety of free brochures, flyers, posters, and other educational materials to the public upon request.

Source: ODOT

Dec 01, 2016
Final rule details procedures for rail, transit whistleblower retaliation complaints

http://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/13286-final-rule-details-procedures-for-rail-transit-whistleblower-retaliation-complaints

Five years after issuing an interim rule, OSHA has published a final rule regarding how to handle retaliation complaints from railroad workers and public transit workers who engage in whistleblower activities.

Source: NSC

Jun 01, 2013
The Bicyclist's Survival Guide: Live to Ride. Ride to Live

http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/TS/docs/Bike/BikeSurvivalGuide.pdf

Here's to you, Oregon riders! Here are a few tips to keep you on the straight and vertical.

Source: ODOT

Apr 22, 2011
Pedestrian Safety Guide for Transit Agencies (February 2008)

http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/Pedestrian_Safety_Guide_for_Transit_Agencies_159967.aspx

The U.S. Federal Highway Administration has released a guide designed to help provide transit agency staff with an easy-to-use resource for improving pedestrian safety.

Source: FHWA

Mar 01, 2009
Public transport- Bus drivers: Work-related violence case studies

http://www.hse.gov.uk/violence/hslcasestudies/first.htm

This study focuses on First Leeds, a bus company in the Yorkshire Division. First Leeds is currently implementing a three-year programme of violence prevention and management measures with the intention of preventing violence to its bus drivers.

Source: HSE

Mar 01, 2009
Transit Bus Safety Resource Guide

http://www3.cutr.usf.edu/bussafety/

This website provides information on safety program elements, best practices, safety policies and plans related to bus transit safety management practices.

Source: USF

Mar 01, 2009
Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety

http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/ped_bike/

Information provided by the Federal Highway Administration pertaining to pedestrians and bicycles intended for transit authorities and city planners

Source: FHWA