Oregon Resources

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Oct 02, 2017
Oregon OSHA Hazard Alert: Filbert harvesting equipment


Hazard alerts provide information on hazardous materials, equipment, or practices from Oregon OSHA.

Source: OR-OSHA

May 01, 2016
Oregon OSHA Hazard Alert: Filbert harvesting equipment (PDF)


At harvest time, workers often try to clear debris from the hopper while the augers are still turning. However, their clothing can get caught and wrap around the augers. Workers have died because they are crushed and cannot breathe.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Feb 01, 2012
Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus: Safety orientation for seasonal workers in agriculture (PDF)


This fact sheet explains the requirements of 437-004-0240, Safety Orientation for Seasonal Workers, which applies to agricultural employers who hire seasonal workers.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Mar 01, 2011
Safe Practices When Working Around Hazardous Agricultural Chemicals (English/Spanish) (PDF)


Pra´cticas de Seguridad Cuando se trabaja alrededor de qui´micos agri´colas peligrosos

Source: Oregon OSHA

Dec 01, 2010
Oregon OSHA's Quick Guide to Safety Committees and Safety Meetings for Agriculture Employers (PDF)


Read this guide if you want to know how to comply with Oregon OSHA’s Safety Committees and Safety Meetings rule – 437-004-0251. This rule – which is effective January 1, 2011 – applies to all agricultural employers whose non-seasonal workers (full time or part-time) work more than ten months during a calendar year.

Source: http://www.orosha.org

Mar 01, 2010
Air You Breathe: Oregon OSHA's Respiratory Protection Guide for Agricultural Employers (PDF)


In this guide from Oregon OSHA you'll learn what you can do to protect your employees from agricultural respiratory hazards.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Jun 01, 2009
Lista de chequeo para la inspección de la vivienda de trabajo (PDF)


A convenient checklist of the requirements in Subdivision 4J, 437-004-1120, Agricultural Labor Housing and Related Facilities. (Spanish)

Source: Oregon OSHA

Dec 01, 2008
¿Podría identificar riesgos fatales en su granja o rancho? (PDF)


Seis trabajadores mueren cada año en granjas y ranchos en Oregon.

Source: OR-FACE

Oct 01, 2008
NPIC: National Pesticide Information Center en Español


NPIC proporciona la información basada en la ciencia para gente que quiera tomar decisiones informadas sobre su uso de pesticidas. El Centro de Información Nacional del Pesticida, un esfuerzo cooperativo entre OSU y la Agencia de Protección del Medio Ambiente (EPA)

Source: NPIC

Jul 01, 2008
Can you identify fatal hazards on your farm or ranch? (PDF)


This agriculture safety alert was released by the Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (Oregon FACE)program in June 2008.

Source: OR-FACE