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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

Source: FHWA