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Inside the August issue:

Find out how to reduce risks to electrical hazards in your workplace.

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Construction Depot

Construction Depot

  • How to dig your own grave
  • Using ladders last
  • Tool-box toppics: Power-actuated tools
  • Trigger-heights: When to protect your workers from falling
  • Public hearing on confined space standard: Aug. 25

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Latest initial reports of workplace fatalities

7/30/2014 The employee collapsed at work and co-workers performed CPR until paramedics arrived. The employee was transported to the hospital where he passed away from a heart attack.
7/29/2014 The employee had wandered into the woods out of camp. He was reported missing. The search found him deceased, slumped over a log. Cause of death is unknown at this time.
7/29/2014 The employee had a heart attack while at her desk. She was transported to the hospital where she passed away.
7/24/2014 The employee was found deceased in the bathroom of the main building on the second floor. Death was determined to be natural causes by the Washington County Medical Examiner.

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"A death in the workplace is always a death that comes too soon." ~ Michael Wood, Oregon OSHA Administrator.

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Oregon Small Business Guide to Insurance and Worksite Safety
Oregon small business guide to insurance and worksite safety

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The history of workplace safety in Oregon
The history of workplace safety in Oregon
Workplace safety is not just about rules and regulations. Explore the history of workplace safety in Oregon with this timeline slide show.

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