OR-FACE publishes five new fatality reports in 2020

OR-FACE Fatality Investigator, Barbara Hanley, MPH, and OR-FACE contractor Steve Eversmeyer have published five new Fatality Investigation Reports in 2020.  The purpose of these reports is to...

Safety Stand-Down Week, 2020

September 14-18 is this year's National Safety Stand-Down week, part of the Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction. "Safety Stand-Down" describes pausing regular work in order to focus on an issue...

Workers memorial plaque in Salem, Oregon

Marking Workers’ Memorial Day and OSHA’s Anniversary

This year is the 50th anniversary of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act), which created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, known as OSHA. OSHA opened its doors on April...

Oregon Occupational Public Health Program shares Story Maps

Note: Occasionally, we are able to share a blog submitted by one of our partners. In this post we are very pleased to share one from Curtis Cude, Oregon Health Authority Occupational Public Health...

Two new fatality investigation reports from OR-FACE

OR-FACE contractors Illa Gilbert-Jones and Steve Eversmeyer have published two new Fatality Investigation Reports this summer: "Rubber equipment operator died after his head was caught between bars...

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OR-FACE report on fatal torch cutting explosion published

The Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (OR-FACE) program published a new fatality investigation report that examines lessons learned from a hot work explosion that killed a 46-year-old...

New OR-FACE fatality investigation report published

Excavating is one of the most hazardous construction operations. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports excavation and trench-related fatalities in 2016 as nearly double the average of the previous...

OR-FACE joins WestON in Denver

Stimulating presentations and lively discussions filled the 11th annual Western States Occupational Network (WestON) meeting in Denver last week. The Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation...