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Fines Are Double in Work Zones 24/7…Workers or Not.

Some drivers think that when they don’t see workers, there’s no need to slow down. Not true. Here are just a few reasons why driving above the posted speed limit in a work zone can be dangerous at all times. … Continue reading

Respect the Zone: Slow Down in Work Zones

On any given day, there are more than 500 active work zones in the state of Oregon, and they operate day and night. It’s imperative that motorists slow down and drive with focus as they approach, enter, and travel through work … Continue reading

Last Chance to Register for the Southern Oregon Golf Tournament

Registration Join us at the beautiful Running Y Ranch in Klamath Falls for the Board of Directors Meeting at 9 am, followed by the Southern Oregon Golf Tournament at 1 pm. Registration Closes on Friday, May 19 so register your team … Continue reading

Work Zone Crashes: An Avoidable Tragedy

May is Oregon Transportation Safety Month! Information provided by the Oregon Department of Transportation.

Safety Break for Oregon is May 10

Why Take a Safety Break? When workers return home safe to their families at the end of the day, workers’ compensation and insurance costs are reduced, and productivity improves when workers know they are performing in a safe environment. Your … Continue reading

Don’t Zone Out: Work Zone Safety Month

May 2017 is Transportation Safety Awareness Month and Oregon’s Kick off to the Work Zone Construction Season Drivers traveling Oregon roads are asked to recognize the importance of slowing down and driving with focus as they approach, enter, and travel … Continue reading

National Stand Down to Prevent Falls in Construction May 8–12

National Fall Safety Stand-Down Free webinar and live Facebook chat on roofing and construction safety to be held as part of National Safety Stand-Down to raise awareness of fall hazards OSHA, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and … Continue reading

Last Chance to Sponsor the Southern Oregon Golf Tournament

Friday, June 2 Running Y Ranch, Klamath Falls   Sponsorship Opportunities close Friday, May 5 Highlight your company and support future contractors. All proceeds of the tournament are donated to the OIT Construction Program. Sponsorship Opportunities Event Sponsors: $1,500 Benefits include: … Continue reading

WISHA Confined Spaces Stakeholder Mtg: 5/4

Confined Spaces – Chapter 296-809 WAC Stakeholder Meeting A stakeholder meeting is set for 9 am–12 pm, May 4, 2017, at the Tukwila service location to receive comments on a draft for the Confined Space proposed rule. The Occupational Safety … Continue reading

Annual Workers Memorial Day Ceremony: April 28

Not all Oregon families experience the safe return of their loved ones following a day at work. Oregon workers who died on the job will be honored with a ceremony Friday, April 28, at noon in Salem. The state’s Occupational … Continue reading


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