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  1. Stretch & Flex App (Fortis Construction)
    >  The seven-minute progressive modules demonstrate and announce the proper, pain-free way to elongate and prepare muscles to handle the exposures of the job site, plant or workstation. Free app developed by Fortis Construction.

  2. Work-Family Conflict, Family-Supportive Supervisor Behaviors (FSSB), and Sleep Outcomes (NIH)
    >  This study, performed by Tori L. Crain, Leslie B. Hammer, and Orfeu M. Buxton, evaluated the relationships among work-family conflict, FSSB, and sleep outcomes within the COR framework.

  3. OSHA Final Rule Issued to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses (OSHA)
    >  The new rule, which takes effect Jan. 1, 2017, requires certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness data that they are already required to record on their onsite OSHA Injury and Illness forms.

  4. Oregon OSHA Hazard Alert: Filbert harvesting equipment (PDF) (Oregon OSHA)
    >  At harvest time, workers often try to clear debris from the hopper while the augers are still turning. However, their clothing can get caught and wrap around the augers. Workers have died because they are crushed and cannot breathe.

  5. Dimensions of Corporate Integration (PDF) (Harvard School of Public Health)
    >  The Center, in collaboration w ith HealthPartners, has created a comprehensive approach to assessing, documenting, and discussing worksite health assets using this Dimensions of Corporate Integration measurement tool.

  6. Adding Inequity to Injury: The costs of failing to protect workers on the job (PDF) (OSHA)
    >  The failure of many employers to prevent millions of work injuries and illnesses each year, and the failure of the broken workers’ compensation system to ensure that workers do not bear the costs of their injuries and illnesses, are truly adding inequality to injury.

  7. Calculating the cost of work-related stress and psychosocial risks (European Agency for Safety and Health at Work)
    >  This report, issued by the EU-OSHA, summarises the studies focusing on calculating costs of work-related stress and psychosocial risks.

  8. International Hazard Data Sheets on Occupations (ILO)
    >  The International Hazard Datasheets on Occupations is a multipurpose information resource containing information on the hazards, risks and notions of prevention related to a specific occupation. The datasheets are intended for those professionally concerned with health and safety at work.

  9. Special collection on Zika and yellowfever mosquito (free access) (Oxford University Press)
    >  In response to the recent outbreak of the Zika virus in the Americas, Oxford University Press has curated a collection of articles on the virus and its carrier, the yellowfever mosquito (Aedes aegypti), also the primary vector of yellow fever, dengue, and chikungunya.

  10. CollegeAIM—the College Alcohol Intervention Matrix (NIH)
    >  CollegeAIM—the College Alcohol Intervention Matrix—is a new resource to help schools address harmful and underage student drinking.

  11. Napo in …. back to a healthy future (European Agency for Safety and Health at Work)
    >  European workers are ageing. By 2030, workers aged over 55 are expected to make up 30% or more of the total workforce in many EU countries. This creates challenges for employees, employers and businesses. “Napo in… back to a healthy future” sees our well-known hero become a time traveller in his quest to discover the key ingredients for sustainable working lives.

  12. Oregon Healthy Workforce Center PUSH: Start the conversation (Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences)
    >  The Start the Conversation activities were developed and/or adapted from CDC/NIOSH’s Talking Safety, Youth@Work curriculum. These activities were made to educate young workers about work and non-work factors (safety in the workplace, professional communication and health) that can impact safety on and off the job. These activities are designed to be led by supervisors at staff meetings or training sessions. Each activity is about 10-20 minutes long.

  13. Building a Safety Program to Protect the Nanotechnology Workforce: A Guide for Small to Medium-Sized Enterprises (NIOSH)
    >  Responsible development of nanotechnologies includes considering and managing the potential, unintended consequences to human health and the environment that might accompany development and use of the technology. This guide will demonstrate that the key to ensuring the safety of your business, particularly when resources are limited, is to prevent occupational exposures and incidents before they happen.

  14. National Total Worker Health® Agenda (2016-2026) (NIOSH)
    >  The NIOSH Office for Total Worker Health has released a National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) National Total Worker Health Agenda (Agenda) to define and prioritize occupational safety and health research, practice, and prevention activities for 2016-2026.

  15. Oregon OSHA: What are safety data sheets? (PDF) (Oregon OSHA)
    >  Describes employers responsibility for providing Safety Data Sheets (SDS) when employees use chemicals. MSDSs are detailed information bulletins that describe the chemical's hazards and precaution for safe handling and use.

  16. Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet: Tarping and fall protection - information for truckers (PDF) (Oregon OSHA)
    >  Protect yourself from falling if you have to adjust, remove, or apply a tarp from the top of your load. This fact sheet tells you what to d

  17. Oregon OSHA: Prevent Burns (PDF) (Oregon OSHA)
    >  Poster on how to prevent burns for restaurant workers.

  18. Sleep Deficiency and Fatigue Causing More Workplace Injuries (EKU)
    >  This infographic highlights the dangers of employee sleep deprivation and steps to reduce sleep problems for both employers and employees. View the full infographic

  19. Harness Hero By Etcetera Edutainment, Inc. (Etcetera Entertainment)
    >  Harness Hero the (no cost) video game engages players in the key decisions of using a fall arrest system. At each step in the game, the player chooses where to anchor, what anchorage device to use, how to set up the harness, what connection device to use, and so on

  20. Zika Virus and Birth Defects — Reviewing the Evidence for Causality (NEJM)
    >  A CDC study published in the New England Journal of Medicine definitely links the Zika virus with microcephaly and a range of other serious brain defects in infants, confirming what has been suspected for months.

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