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Safety Week 2017: May 1–5

Safety Week 2017, We are Stronger and Safety Together. Being safe every day on every job site crosses competitive boundaries. That’s why construction businesses have banded together to create and celebrate Safety Week, running this year from Monday, May 1 … Continue reading

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

3,477 People Killed by Distracted Driving in 2015 391,000 People Injured by Distracted Driving in 2015 660,000 Drivers Using Electronic Devices While Driving During the Day Technology allows us to make phone calls, dictate texts or emails and update social … Continue reading

Work Zone Awareness Lasts All Year

This year’s Work Zone Awareness Week is coming to a close. April 3–7 was recognized as National Work Zone Awareness Week, and motorists across the country have been encouraged to drive with extreme care and caution and “expect the unexpected” … Continue reading

Blacklisting Regulation Repeal to Become Law Today

Thanks to AGC advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill, AGC and its members are on the verge of a major legislative victory: the repeal of the so-called “Blacklisting” regulations, which would have implemented President Obama’s “Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces” Executive … Continue reading

DOSH Resources to Help Prevent Serious Injuries and Falls

Labor and Industries’ Division of Occupational Safety & Health (DOSH) has noticed an increasing number of serious injuries due to falls from elevations, including ladders. DOSH has a web page full of ideas and resources that provides opportunity for your … Continue reading

Genie Lift Recall Notice

Genie Recall: Control System Malfunction Models Affected GS-3232 GS-4047 X-14 Issue Genie has determined that the control system utilized on the referenced machines can malfunction. A malfunctioning control system can result in the issues listed below: GS-3232: This control system … Continue reading

OROSHA Proposed Changes to Walking-Working Surfaces and PPE

Oregon OSHA – Proposed Changes to Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems) in General Industry This rulemaking is to keep Oregon OSHA in harmony with recent changes to Federal OSHA’s standards. On November 18, 2016, federal OSHA … Continue reading

Young Employees: Tell Us About Workplace Safety

Are you a worker in Oregon 18–25 years old? If so, the Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition wants to hear from you! Take this short 16 question survey by March 31 for a chance to win one of four $25 … Continue reading

Free AGC/NWUCA Safety and Health Forum

Don’t miss this opportunity to discuss best practices with your peers. Participate in our roundtable discussions with experts on the topics listed below, see what your peers are doing, and get some advice on how to improve your programs. Topics … Continue reading

What are the Annual Summary Posting Requirements

What are the Annual Summary Posting Requirements? OSHA 300A Summary  is the annual summary of injuries and illnesses recorded on your OSHA 300 log. Review the OSHA 300 log to verify that the entries are accurate and to correct deficiencies. … Continue reading


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