Browse these resources to find the tools you need to create and maintain a safe workplace. This page is designed for supervisors, but anyone interested in safety leadership will find it helpful.
Visit the Oregon OSHA website to learn more about safety leadership. Start here:
50 ways supervisors communicate safety is a great list for safety leadership ideas.
What's your communication style and how is it helping, or hindering, workplace safety? [Spanish]
Oregon law requires employers to create a safety committee or hold regular safety meetings. Our safety committee page will show you how to get the most from your meetings.
The bulleted lists below contain small sections of the corresponding document for easier access and digestibility. Please click the first link under each subhead if you want to read the document in its entirety.
Use these tools to document workplace hazards and eliminate, reduce, or manage risk:
- Job hazard analysis worksheet
- Pretask planning worksheet
- Personal protective equipment (PPE) assessment
- PPE hazard assessment certification form
- Hazard identification checklist
Learn about the hierarchy of controls, with practical advice for putting them into practice.
These training aids can help you navigate the risk management process.
Observe and stop unsafe behavior before an injury happens.
- Observation record
- Ladder safety observation
- Lockout-tagout (LOTO) safety observation
- Forklift safety observation
Employer safety and health program self-assessment
Use these checklists to gauge the effectiveness of your safety efforts.
Business Case for Safety and Health (OSHA)
This page offers several resources to help businesses calculate the costs of workplace injuries to make a case for investing in safety and health. It includes a link to the $afety Pays Program, which shows how much profit a company would have to generate to overcome the cost of one injury.