September 15-21 is National Farm Safety and Health Week 2019!

The Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Program (OR-FACE) is partnering with Orchard & Vineyard Supply (OVS) to promote Farm Safety and Health Week, and will host a table at their...

Workplace aggression podcast episode

Have you ever thought about how safe, prepared or how your organization would respond to workplace violence? The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health looks at workplace violence...

ASSP becomes Total Worker Health Affiliate

This past year has been a big year for the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) in addressing Total Worker Health®. Earlier this year ASSP completed the steps to be recognized as a Total...

New Be Super toolkit user guide

Construction workers in the United States are 3 to 5 times more likely to be injured or killed on the job compared to workers in other industries. The Be Super toolkit is an evidence-based program...

Break for safety today and every day

Today, is the 16th annual Oregon Safety Break. Oregon OSHA coordinates this one-day event, designed to raise awareness and promote the value of workplace safety and health. Safety Break encourages...

Sunshine ahead? Be safe!

While some of the country is still fighting cold or stormy weather, many of us in Oregon have seen a bit more sunshine recently. This warmer weather encourages us to try to find even more time to get...

YourWorkpath Program

The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center is looking for businesses in the Pacific Northwest to participate in the YourWorkpath Program. Gain access to evidence-based workplace safety, health...

Welcome Broken Top ASSP Oregon Section!

We are pleased to congratulate Oregon’s newest Section within the American Society of Safety Professionals: Broken Top, located in Bend. Broken Top is a Section of the Cascade Chapter. I reached...

Training and education grants keep on giving

One of the intentions of many grants, is that the money will repay itself, sometimes many times over, by adoption and continued dissemination of the developed product.  Let's look at a few recent,...

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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...