New to safety? Start here
We have assembled a list of resources to help you get grounded in your new role, including places to get information you need to start and sustain a robust safety program.
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Start with SAIF
We may be just a little biased, but we think we have links to everything you need on our saif.com webpages.
Our safety and health guide has links to training opportunities, a video library, and a list of topics. Click on topics and look for the Be a leader section, which has everything you need to be successful in a safety role.
OR OSHA is the safety regulator for our state. It's also a great source for training and has a wealth of fact sheets and publications offering guidance on numerous workplace safety topics. Find out more.
There are lots of other resources for those looking to learn more about safety and health. We have put together some of our favorites:
- The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is a professional society for safety, offering the opportunity to network with others and engage in training.
- The Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences (OIOHS) is at Oregon Health & Science University. Charged with conducting research around occupational safety and health, they also offer outreach and education opportunities.
- The National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) conducts occupational safety and health research and provides numerous publications on workplace safety and health topics.
- WorkSafeBC is the state plan for British Columbia. They have loads of safety and health resources and top-notch videos.
- Human and Organizational Performance (HOP) and learning teams provide a "new view" of safety. This article provides an introduction; check out the links at the bottom to learn more.
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