- Prevent injuries
- Be a leader
- Chemical and other health hazards
- Promote health
- Tobacco, alcohol, marijuana, and other drugs
- Fatigue, sleep, and shift work
- Stress in the workplace
- Physical activity
- Sun protection
- Infectious disease
- Plan for emergencies
- Industry-specific topics
- Young workers
- Video library
- SAIF posters and forms
Tobacco, alcohol, marijuana, and other drugs
Use these resources to create workplaces that are free of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs.
Visit the Oregon OSHA website to learn more about drug and alcohol testing and other safety topics.
Drug and alcohol testing fact sheet. [PDF]
Tobacco is still the number one cause of preventable death and disease. It's also a leading cause of lost work time-more than alcohol abuse or family emergencies. Quitting smoking, or even just cutting back, improves a worker's productivity.
Find out the many ways avoiding tobacco makes someone healthier and how to help employees change their tobacco behavior in this short training.
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This guide provides employers with ideas for supporting a tobacco free workplace. [PDF]
Oregon's Indoor Clean Air Law (Oregon Health Authority)
Learn the requirements and find resources for providing a smoke-free and vape-free workplace.
Make your workplace tobacco-free (CDC)
You can go beyond the requirements of the law and provide your employees with a completely tobacco-free worksite. This CDC guide provides all the reasons and steps needed to make your business smoke-free or tobacco-free.
Promote cessation (American Lung Assoc.)
Seventy percent of smokers say they want to quit. 800.QUIT.NOW provides telephone-based cessation counseling and includes programs for non-English speakers, youth, and other specific populations. Call 800.QUIT.NOW (800.784.8669) or visit quitnow.net/oregon. The American Lung Association site provides information about Freedom From Smoking, their smoking cessation program, and walks you through how to provide a comprehensive tobacco cessation benefit.
Next steps Want to do even more? Many Oregon businesses are making tobacco-free workplaces part of their business plan. Find out more at smokefreeoregon.com/
Drug-free and alcohol-free workplaces
NIOSH confronts the opioid crisis (NIOSH)
Using Total Worker Health® principles, NIOSH has developed this framework for workers and employers to use when confronting the opioid crisis together.
Making your workplace drug-free (SAMHSA)
This comprehensive guide contains resources to help employers assess workplace needs, develop policies, conduct testing, provide training, and establish prevention programs.
Testing for nonmedical substances of abuse in Oregon (Oregon Health Authority)
Provides guidance for employers who conduct workplace screening.
Marijuana in the workplace
This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about marijuana in the workplace, along with summaries of relevant court cases. [PDF]