OR-FACE 2015 annual report published

The Oregon Fatality Assessment & Control Evaluation (OR-FACE) recently published Occupational Fatalities in Oregon Annual Report 2015. OR-FACE annual reports include analysis of the incidents...

Western States occupational health community gathers in Denver

An engaged group of epidemiologists and other occupational health and public health professionals gathered in Denver last week for the 10th annual Western States Occupational Network (WestON)...

New OR-FACE toolbox talk guides published

Maintaining an injury prevention culture requires many components, and safety communication is fundamental to that goal. Safety communication can be implemented in a number of ways, including...

Fall hazard training offered in Spanish

We know that falls are the number one cause of injury and death in construction. Perhaps less known, however, is the disproportionate rate of work-related injuries and illnesses that occurs among...

OR-FACE posts workplace fatality reenactments

OR-FACE (Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation program) was excited to participate in the 2017 Oregon Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Conference (GOSH). As in previous...

Updated Letter of Agreement Signed by OR-OSHA and OR-FACE

OR-FACE, the Oregon Fatality and Control Evaluation Program, and Oregon OSHA recently updated their letter of agreement. The agreement facilitates a process for sharing information between the...

2014 OR-FACE Annual Report published

The Oregon Fatality Assessment & Control Evaluation (OR-FACE) published Occupational Fatalities in Oregon Annual Report 2014. OR-FACE annual reports include analysis of the incidents with charts...

“A Day’s Work” to show at NOHC in Portland

This year's Joint Session of the Northwest Occupational Health Conference will include a special showing of A Day's Work, followed by a panel discussion. This tragic documentary reminds us just...

New OR-FACE hazard alert

OR-FACE published a new hazard alert, "Follow manufacturer's instructions."  The document summarizes three Oregon construction fatal stories.  Common to the three cases was failure to follow...

New fatality report and upcoming rigging/signaling course

OR-FACE has published Fatality Investigation Report, "Crane operator killed by falling steel beam."  A 40-year old crane operator was killed when a clamp holding the top  of the 35-foot, 5600 lb...