ASSP Regional Safety Professional of the Year Award

Dede Montgomery, M.S., C.I.H., President of the Columbia-Willamette Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) was recently awarded the Region 1 Safety Professional of Year (SPY)...

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Workplace resources for COVID-19

By: Helen Schuckers, MPH "This is all uncharted territory we are navigating." -Christian Kaylor, Economist, State of Oregon Near the beginning of Oregon's coronavirus outbreak, I attended...

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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...

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...

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OR-FACE shares safety week messages

OR-FACE participated in multiple events during last week’s 5th annual National Safety Stand-down. #StandDown4Safety is part of OSHA's ongoing campaign to prevent falls in construction as falls...

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Share a Story, Save a Life! April 27th-May 11th

The Oregon FACE program is challenging supervisors and workers in the construction industry to read and discuss a story about an Oregon construction worker who died on the job between April 27th and...

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Safety training you can savor

Prevention, best practices – these are key ingredients for staying safe on the job. As safety and health professionals we continually strive to find and implement effective ways to improve safety...

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New OR-FACE fatality investigation report

Falls continue to be the leading cause of death in the construction industry. These deaths are preventable. A newly published fatality investigation report by the Oregon Fatality Assessment and...