Safety, Language and Culture
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health today released Recommended Practices for staffing agencies and host employers to better protect temporary workers from hazards on the job.
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.
OSHA brought together nearly 1,000 participants to the Houston summit, including Latino workers, community- and faith-based groups, employers, unions, consulates, the medical community, health and safety professionals, and government representatives.
The "Maquiladora Health & Safety Support Network" is a volunteer network of 400 occupational health and safety professionals who have placed their names on a resource list to provide information, technical assistance and on-site instruction regarding workplace hazards in the 3,000 "maquiladora" (foreign-owned assembly) plants along the U.S.-Mexico border.
References for Spanish Trainers is a compilation of references outreach trainers will find helpful in developing or conducting their courses
The Spanish Outreach Trainers Lists provides the names of OSHA-authorized outreach trainers who provide 10- and 30-hour construction and general industry outreach training in Spanish. People interested in Spanish safety and health training may contact these individuals.
Safety training materials provided by the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health in many languages, including Arabic, Bosnian, Chinese, Croatian, Russian and more.
|(National Council for Occupational Safety and Health)|
|Jun 2006||(WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)|
|Jun 2006||(CA DOSH)|
|Jun 2006||(OR DCBS)|
These Tailgate Topics are produced by State Fund's Safety and Health Services Department to assist clients and other employers in their loss control efforts and are particularly useful for tailgate meetings and are available in both English and Spanish.
|Dec 2002||(Oregon OSHA)|