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
News and Updates
August 2016: Three new toolbox talk guides based on Oregon fatalities are published.
February 2016: OR-FACE published hazard alert, "Follow manufacturer's instructions."
Multiple Oregon Construction deaths have been linked to not following manufacturer's instructions for equipmentor building materials. Three example cases are described in the Alert.
January 2016: Investigation Report, "Crane operator killed by falling steel beam," was published and posted on website.
For The National Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction Final Report on the 2014 & 2015 Safety Stand-Downs click here.