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  1. NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health Topics: Motor-vehical safety of law enforcement officers (NIOSH)
    >  NIOSH has several research activities and publications focusing on motor-vehicle safety among law enforcement officers. Law enforcement agencies and officers can use the following information to reduce crashes and motor-vehicle related fatalities.

  2. NIOSH Workplace Solutions: Using Total Worker Health™ Concepts to Enhance Workplace Tobacco Prevention and Control (PDF) (NIOSH)
    >  This document illustrates using an integrated approach to addressing personal as well as workplace safety and health factor for tobacco prevention and control.

  3. Overlapping Vulnerabilities: The Occupational Health and Safety of Young Immigrant Workers in Small Construction Firms (NIOSH)
    >  The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) are the initiators of an intervention effort to reach workers experiencing overlapping occupational safety and health (OSH) vulnerabilities in small construction businesses.

  4. Oregon OSHA Safety & Health poster (PDF) (Oregon OSHA)
    >  This free poster is available from Oregon OSHA. It’s the law!

  5. Cartel de Seguridad e Higiene de Oregon OSHA (PDF) (Oregon OSHA)
    >  Conozca sus derechos. Usted tiene derecho a un lugar de trabajo seguro y saludable.

  6. OSH Answer Fact Sheets: Working Alone - Off-site (CCOHS)
    >  Precautions should be used when workers are alone and working away from a central office. Unexpected events in unfamiliar environments can increase the risk of violence to the employee.

  7. Health and Safety Report: Food Trucks: Putting Fire Safety on the Menu (CCOHS)
    >  These kitchens on wheels are rolling up to curbsides everywhere, delivering fresh, inventive and convenient food fare to hungry customers. Food trucks share many of the features typical of a restaurant kitchen but come with the added safety concerns of packing everything, including a power and fuel supply, into the confines of a vehicle.

  8. Oregon Smoke Information (PNW Smoke Cooperators)
    >  This site is an effort by many city, county, tribal, state and federal agencies to coordinate and aggregate information for Oregon communities affected by wildfire smoke. The information is posted here by the agencies themselves while volunteers built and are maintaining the page.

  9. OSHA Woodworking eTool Health hazards (OSHA)
    >  Exposure to wood dust has long been associated with a variety of adverse health effects, including dermatitis, allergic respiratory effects, mucosal and nonallergic respiratory effects, and cancer.

  10. The epidemic of chronic disease and understanding epigenetics | Kent Thornburg | TEDxPortland (OHSU)
    >  This compelling TED talk is delivered by OHSU's Dr. Kent Thornburg on the epidemic of chronic disease.

  11. Worksite Health ScoreCard (CDC)
    >  The newly revised and updated CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard (HSC) includes four new health topic areas that have been developed since the release of the original HSC in Fall 2012.

  12. OR-FACE Annual Fatalities in Oregon annual Report 2013 (PDF) (OR-FACE)
    >  The Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation program investigates work-related fatalities that are caused by a traumatic injury when the injury occurs within Oregon.

  13. Occupational Hydrofluoric Acid Injury from Car and Truck Washing — Washington State, 2001–2013 (CDC)
    >  Car and truck wash cleaning products, rust removers, and aluminum brighteners often contain HF because it is efficient in breaking down roadway matter. The death of a truck wash worker from ingestion of an HF-based wash product and 48 occupational HF burn cases associated with car and truck washing in Washington State during 2001–2013 are summarized in this report.

  14. Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional In English (OSHA)
    >  Esta es la cuenta oficial en español para el Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU

  15. Bicyclist Deaths Associated with Motor Vehicle Traffic — United States, 1975–2012 (CDC)
    >  Physical activity, including bicycling, is linked with multiple health benefits. However, although bicycles account for only about 1% of trips across all modes of transportation, on a per trip basis, bicyclists die on U.S. roads at a rate double that of vehicle occupants.

  16. Total Worker Health™ Essentials Videos (University of Iowa)
    >  In a series of 8 short videos, business industry leaders share their experiences with designing, implementing and evaluating Total Worker Health programs, practices and policies.Created and provided by the University of Iowa Healthiest Center for Workforce Excellence.

  17. Treating the Whole Person (Risk & Insurance)
    >  The biopsychosocial piece of workers’ compensation and return-to-work is getting more and more attention. Aug. 2015 issue of Risk & Insurance.

  18. Training Requirements in OSHA Standards (PDF) (OSHA)
    >  This document organizes the training requirements into five categories: General Industry, Maritime, Construction, Agriculture and Federal Employee Programs.

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