Health & Safety Programs

General Information

Date Added Resource Source
Nov 2013

Work Safe: An Employer's Guide to Safety and Health in a Diversified Workforce (PDF)

http://crawfordandcompany.com/media/1490590/worksafe_final8.5x11_11-11print.pdf

The free Guide draws from advice to the authors from upwards of 200 doctors and nurses, safety professionals, employers, workers’ compensation professionals, worker advocates, researchers and others covering safety training, medical care, workers compensation, translation, and free online resources.

(Broadspire)
Jun 2013

Injury and Illness Prevention Programs (PDF)

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3665.pdf

This Fact Sheet describes some common injury and illness prevention program elements and how to implement them.

(OSHA)
Jul 2012

NIOSH Workplace Safety & Health Topics: Small Business Resources

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/smbus/

A new resource recently released by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) will help small business owners navigate the maze of occupational safety and health information.

(NIOSH)
Jan 2012

Injury and Illness Prevention Programs White Paper January 2012

http://www.osha.gov/dsg/InjuryIllnessPreventionProgramsWhitePaper.html

An injury and illness prevention program, is a proactive process to help employers find and fix workplace hazards before workers are hurt.

(OSHA)
May 2011

Injury and Illness Prevention Programs

http://www.osha.gov/dsg/topics/safetyhealth/index.html

This new webpage provides OSHA documents and examples of effective programs on injury and illness prevention programs

(OSHA)
Dec 2010

Tools of the Trade

http://www.cbs.state.or.us/external/osha/toolkit/index.htm

Oregon OSHA's Tools of the Trade is a special website just for new employers and small business owners. With a few mouse clicks, you'll learn what you need to know about Oregon OSHA and how to keep your employees safe.

(Oregon OSHA)
Jan 2010

Ensuring the Health and Safety of Workers with Disabilities

http://osha.europa.eu/en/publications/factsheets/53/view

This Factsheet, provided by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, describes the provision of safe and healthy work places to workers with disabilities.

(European Agency for Safety and Health at Work)
Jul 2009

"Newness" and the risk of occupational injury

http://www.iwh.on.ca/briefings/newness

Research is emerging that “newness” is associated with a higher risk of work injury. This Issue Briefing, prepared by the Institute for Work & Health, summarizes the key research behind these findings and explores the implications for policy-makers in governments and health and safety service providers.

(IWH)
Apr 2009

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work: Expert Forecast on Emerging Chemical Risks Related to Occupational Safety and Health

http://osha.europa.eu/en/publications/reports/TE3008390ENC_chemical_risks/view

It is estimated that about 74,000 work-related deaths may be linked to hazardous substances at work each year in the EU – about 10 times more than workplace accidents.

(European Agency for Safety and Health at Work)
Jan 2006

OR-OSHA Resource Center

http://www.cbs.state.or.us/external/osha/standards/resource_center.html

Oregon OSHA has the following resources available to help you: An extensive audiovisual library; ANSI and other consensus standards; A large selection of books, periodicals, and topical files; and, Staff to provide technical assistance.

(Oregon OSHA)
Jun 2005

Compliance Assistance: Hispanic Employers and Workers

http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/compliance_assistance/index_hispanic.html

Welcome! From this site you can access OSHA's compliance assistance resources for Hispanic employers and workers. While this site includes links to Spanish-language resources, it is intended primarily for English-speaking and bilingual users.

(OSHA)
Dec 2004

Workplace Safety Tool Kit for Nonprofit Organizations

http://www.nonprofitrisk.org/tools/workplace-safety/nonprofit/wsp.htm

This Employer's Online Toolkit includes fact sheets and checklists on workplace safety culture, safety committees, accident investigations, program requirements and more.

(Non-profit Risk Management Center)
Dec 2004

Workplace Safety Tool Kit - Special Edition for Public Entities

http://www.nonprofitrisk.org/tools/workplace-safety/public-sector/wsp-ps.htm

This Employer's Online Toolkit includes fact sheets and checklists on workplace safety culture, safety committees, accident investigations, program requirements and more.

(Non-profit Risk Management Center)