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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Occupational correlates of smoking among urban transit operators: A prospective study
The purpose of this study is to investigate the contribution of occupational factors to smoking behavior over a ten year period among a multiethnic cohort of urban transit operators, while accounting for demographic factors and alcohol.