OR-FACE is a NIOSH sponsored program designed to prevent occupational fatalities through surveillance, targeted investigation, assessment, and outreach associated with traumatic work-related deaths in Oregon. See investigation reports
2014 Annual Report
News and Updates
June 2017: Barb Epstien and Illa Gilbert-Jones presented an analysis of Oregon occupational fatal injury data and other OR-FACE surveillance, research, and assessment findings, and outreach and prevention activities, at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Expo (AIHce) in Seattle. Download their presentation here
May 2017: OR-FACE has published a new toolbox talk guide about a 55-year-old forestry worker who was killed when her vehicle was struck by a tree. Download the guide here.
March 2017: Did you miss OR-FACE at GOSH? Barb Epstien and Illa Gilbert-Jones presented data on traumatic occupational fatalities and findings from construction investigations. Download their presentation here
National Safety Stand-Down, May 8-12, 2017
Get Involved! Here's how...
- Review fall protection equipment (Fall protection resource for new home construction)
- Show a video (see right scrollbar for construction fatality videos)
- Order hardhat stickers to give during participation, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
- For more information go to the official websites, stopconstructionfalls.com , OSHA, NIOSH
The National Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction Final Report on the 2016 Safety Stand-Downs is a quantitative and qualitative analysis on data collected from OSHA's Stand-Down Certificate of Participation database. Click here for the report.