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
June/July 2016: OR-FACE met with partner, Oregon Home Builders Association, to begin mobile toolbox talk study. Student intern, Todd Carroll assists in developing mobile notification process.
May 2016: The week of National Safety Stand-down culminated in a full day event sponsored by OR-FACE and partners.Industry experts presented on their personal experience, commitment and passion on safety and fall prevention in construction. There were 61 attendees including those that traveled from Washington and Idaho. Speakers pictured left to right are: Harvey McGill (PNW OSHA Education Center), Cecil Tipton (Oregon Area Director, OSHA), David Douglas (Fred Shearer & Sons), Dan Daley (Daley Construction), and Russ Nicolai (Snyder, roofing contractor).
March/April 2016: OR-FACE and partners were busily planning for the National Safety Stand-down to prevent falls in construction. Metro transit buses advertised the week-long event.
For The National Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction Final Report on the 2014 & 2015 Safety Stand-Downs click here.