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Top resources

Wildfire smoke and your health (Oregon Health Authority) [PDF]
This handout includes strategies for limiting exposure to wildfire smoke along with several frequently asked questions on the topic.

Opioid deaths in construction: Hazard alert and toolbox talk (Center for Construction Research and Training)
Overdose deaths are on the rise, and the construction industry has been hit particularly hard. These resources raise awareness and offer tools to combat the crisis

Reporting and recordkeeping
This page will help you complete, report, and post your OSHA log. This fact sheet has an overview of the new online reporting requirements. Don't forget online training, including this interactive training and a live webinar on January 18th

ACTION form [PDF] 
A step-by-step approach to accident analysis.

Effective hazard recognition and control [PDF] 
This comprehensive guide is designed to help employers conduct workplace inspections, identify hazards, and improve safety. 

Online training opportunities  
Both on demand and a live webinar schedule are included.

Slips, trips, and falls booklet [PDF] 
How to identify and correct workplace hazards, with case studies, Q&A, and assessment checklist. 

Small entity compliance guide for the respirable crystalline silica standard for construction (OSHA)
This guide assists small businesses protecting their workers from respirable crystalline silica in construction while providing an overview of the silica standard.

Featured video

3 is key: Safe entry & and exit

This short video includes best practices for safely entering and exiting large vehicles. (1:22)

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Supporting materials:

3 is key handout (Spanish) [PDF]
3 is key poster (Spanish) [PDF]



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