Wood Products

Sawmills/Planing Mills

Date Added Resource Source
Feb 2011

Oregon OSHA initiates emphasis on amputations (PDF)

http://orosha.org/admin/newsrelease/2011/nr2011_05.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

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/sawmills/index.html
(OSHA)
Oct 2004

Injury Prevention Resources for Wood Products Manufacturing - Sawmills

http://woodproducts.healthandsafetycentre.org/s/Prevention-Sawmills.asp

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

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/woodproducts/tech_sawmills.html

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

(OSHA)
Oct 2004

Wood Products Ergonomics

http://www.cbs.state.or.us/osha/subjects/ergonomics.html#wood
(OR DCBS)