Wood Products

Sawmills/Planing Mills

Date Added Resource Source
Jun 2016

WorkSafe BC: Combustible Dust


Industry sectors that typically generate combustible dust, such as bakeries, metal foundries, and sawmill operations, need to recognize and control these risks in order to prevent a devastating workplace incident.

(WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)
Feb 2011

Oregon OSHA initiates emphasis on amputations (PDF)


Starting this month, the agency will focus more on inspections of job sites with machinery, equipment, and processes that cause amputations and job sites where amputations have occurred in the past.

(Oregon OSHA)
Oct 2004

OSHA Wood Products - Sawmill eTool

Oct 2004

Injury Prevention Resources for Wood Products Manufacturing - Sawmills


The following links list tools, publications, and other resources to help prevent the most common injuries and illnesses in the wood products manufacturing industry.

(WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)
Oct 2004

Safety and Health Topics: Sawmills


"Working in a sawmill is one of the most danerous occupations in the United States..."

Oct 2004

Wood Products Ergonomics