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  1. Work Organization and Stress: Systematic Approaches for Employers, Managers, and Trade Union Representatives (PDF) (WHO)
    >  Work stress is thought to affect individuals’ psychological and physical health, as well as organizations’ effectiveness, in an adverse manner. This booklet provides practical advice on how to deal with work stress. It

  2. NIOSH Science Blog: El trabajo con vehículos todo-terreno (NIOSH)
    >  Durante los últimos treinta años, los vehículos todo-terreno (VTT) se han vuelto cada vez más populares a nivel recreativo y se han convertido en una herramienta importante en el trabajo.

  3. NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topics: Healthy Aging at Work (NIOSH)
    >  This topic page addresses challenges and strategies in workplace safety and health respective to aging workers.

  4. Silica Hazards from Engineered Stone Countertops (NIOSH)
    >  A new engineered stone countertop product known as “quartz surfacing,” was created in the late 1980s by combining quartz aggregate with resins to create a product for use in home building and home improvement. The focus of this blog is on silicosis, which has occurred in multiple workers in this industry.

  5. NIOSH Fishing: Paul Revere: A Story of Survival on Bristol Bay (NIOSH)
    >  A short video highlighting a rapid vessel capsizing event in Alaska. The story of the event and the crews' survival is retold through interviews with the crew. The video emphasizes the role personal flotation devices played in the fishermen's survival.

  6. NIOSH Science Blog: Women in Science (NIOSH)
    >  This month's NIOSH Science Blog addresses the need for more women in science, with examples of women working at NIOSH.

  7. Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus: Aluminum phosphide and Fumigation Management Plans (FMPs) for burrowing pests (PDF) (Oregon OSHA)
    >  This Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet addresses in English aluminum phosphide and fumigation management Plans for burrowing pests.

  8. Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus: Aluminum phosphide and Fumigation Management Plans (FMPs) for structures (PDF) (Oregon OSHA)
    >  This Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet provides information in English on aluminum phosphide and fumigation management plans for structures.

  9. Number of compensable fatalities 1 by industry 2 , Oregon, 2009-2013 (PDF) (Oregon OSHA)
    >  Twenty-nine people covered by the Oregon workers' compensation system died on the job during 2013, the Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) announced today. It's a slight decrease from 2012's figure of 30 deaths and continues a downward trend seen in recent years.

  10. OSHA Fact Sheet: Steps to an Effective Hazard Communication Program for Employers That Use Hazardous Chemicals (PDF) (OSHA)
    >  This is one in a series of informational fact sheets highlighting OSHA programs, policies or standards.It does not impose any new compliance requirements.

  11. Hazard Communication: Small Entity Compliance Guide for Employers That Use Hazardous Chemicals (PDF) (OSHA)
    >  This guide is intended to help small employers comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Hazard Communication Standard (HCS).

  12. OSHA Temporary Worker Initiative - Injury and Illness Recordkeeping Requirements (PDF) (OSHA)
    >  This is the first in a series of guidance documents issued under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) Temporary Worker Initiative (TWI). This Initiative focuses on compliance with safety and health requirements when temporary workers are employed under the joint (or dual) employment of a staffing agency and a host employer.

  13. Occupational health and safety in the hairdressing sector (European Agency for Safety and Health at Work)
    >  This report describes the risks faced by hairdressers and outlines what action is being taken within the EU to both protect workers and develop an integrated approach to safety and health in this sector.

  14. CPH-NEW Healthy Workplace Participatory Program (UMass Lowell)
    >  Use this new online tool - the Healthy Workplace Participatory Program - to systematically develop programs that improve employee health, safety and productivity. Developed by researchers at the Center for Promotion and Health in the New England Workplace (CPH-NEW), the field tested tool includes an interactive assessment and seven-step planning process.

  15. Video: Simple Steps for Creating an Organization of Health (NIOSH)
    >  NIOSH's Dr. L. Casey Chosewood on some early, simple steps employers can take towards integrating health protection and health promotion. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication #2013-159. Published Nov. 1, 2013.

  16. NIOSH - Engineering Noise Controls (NIOSH)
    >  This NIOSH page addresses the hierarchy of controls and methods to successfully reduce and eliminate noise at work.

  17. NIOSH Science Blog: Respirator Care = Safe to Wear! (NIOSH)
    >  This blog focuses on those mining professionals who work up close and personally with Self-Contained Self-Rescuers (SCSRs).

  18. Choques automovilísticos relacionados con el trabajo: Prevención de lesiones en conductores jóvenes (NIOSH)
    >  Lo que los padres deben saber Los adolescentes y adultos jóvenes tienen tasas de choques automovilísticos más altas que las de cualquier otro grupo.

  19. NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topics: Nail Gun Safety (NIOSH)
    >  This page addresses things employers and workers can do to prevent nail gun injuries.

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