Safety, Language and Culture

General Resources

Date Added Resource Source
Aug 2014

OSHA/NIOSH: Recommended Practices - Protecting Temporary Workers (PDF)

https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3735.pdf

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health today released Recommended Practices for staffing agencies and host employers to better protect temporary workers from hazards on the job.

(OSHA)
Nov 2013

Work Safe: An Employer's Guide to Safety and Health in a Diversified Workforce (PDF)

http://crawfordandcompany.com/media/1490590/worksafe_final8.5x11_11-11print.pdf

The free Guide draws from advice to the authors from upwards of 200 doctors and nurses, safety professionals, employers, workers’ compensation professionals, worker advocates, researchers and others covering safety training, medical care, workers compensation, translation, and free online resources.

(Broadspire)
Jul 2010

National Action Summit for Latino Worker Health & Safety - Agenda and Presentations (4/2010)

http://www.osha.gov/latinosummit/summit-agenda.html#groupa

OSHA brought together nearly 1,000 participants to the Houston summit, including Latino workers, community- and faith-based groups, employers, unions, consulates, the medical community, health and safety professionals, and government representatives.

(OSHA)
Apr 2008

Maquiladora Health & Safety Support Network

http://mhssn.igc.org/

The "Maquiladora Health & Safety Support Network" is a volunteer network of 400 occupational health and safety professionals who have placed their names on a resource list to provide information, technical assistance and on-site instruction regarding workplace hazards in the 3,000 "maquiladora" (foreign-owned assembly) plants along the U.S.-Mexico border.

(MHSSN)
Mar 2007

OSHA References for Spanish Trainers

http://www.osha.gov/dte/outreach/construction_generalindustry/spanish_training.html

References for Spanish Trainers is a compilation of references outreach trainers will find helpful in developing or conducting their courses

(OSHA)
Mar 2007

OSHA Classes: Spanish Outreach Trainers

http://www.osha.gov/dte/outreach/construction_generalindustry/spanish_outreach_trainers.html

The Spanish Outreach Trainers Lists provides the names of OSHA-authorized outreach trainers who provide 10- and 30-hour construction and general industry outreach training in Spanish. People interested in Spanish safety and health training may contact these individuals.

(OSHA)
Sep 2006

National COSH - Training in Other Languages

http://coshnetwork6.mayfirst.org/node/197

Safety training materials provided by the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health in many languages, including Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, Croatian, Russian and more.

(National Council for Occupational Safety and Health)
Jul 2006

OSHA Quick Cards (English/Spanish)

https://www.osha.gov/pls/publications/publication.athruz?pType=Types&pID=6
(OSHA)
Jun 2006

WorkSafeBC provides a selection of publications available in Chinese, Punjabi, Spanish and Vietnamese

http://www.worksafebc.com/publications/translated_publications/default.asp
(WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)
Jun 2006

UCLA Labor Occupational Safety and Health Program – Fact Sheets on Safety and Health Topics in English & Spanish

http://www.losh.ucla.edu/losh/resources-publications/fact-sheets.html
(LOSH)
Jun 2006

Texas Workers’ Compensation – General Safety Publications in English/Spanish

http://www.tdi.state.tx.us/wc/safety/videoresources/index.html
(TDI)
Jun 2006

State of California Division of Occupational Safety and Health Publications in English, Spanish & Other Languages

http://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/PubOrder.asp
(CA DOSH)
Jun 2006

Oregon Workers’ Compensation Division – includes information in Russian and Spanish

http://www.cbs.state.or.us/external/wcd/index.html
(OR DCBS)
Jun 2006

Multilingual Health and Safety Resources on the Web – the most comprehensive of any single resource with documents in multiple languages (PDF)

http://www.lohp.org/hsresguide/library/doc/MULINGGUIDE3.pdf
(LOHP)
Oct 2005

Safety Meeting Topics

http://www.statefundca.com/safety/safetymeeting/SafetyMeetingTopics.aspx

These Tailgate Topics are produced by State Fund's Safety and Health Services Department to assist clients and other employers in their loss control efforts and are particularly useful for tailgate meetings and are available in both English and Spanish.

(SCIF)
Dec 2002

Oregon Occupational Safety & Health Division (OR-OSHA) Información en Español

http://www.cbs.state.or.us/external/osha/espanol.html
(Oregon OSHA)