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Feb. 2014 Resource newsletterIn this issue:

  • Forklift dangers - Warehouse focuses on positive safety behavior
  • Administrator's message: A sobering reality - Death on the job
  • Forklift training and experience: Is practical experience safe enough?
  • Safety Notes: A worker is struck by a forklift rolling backwards
  • Sandy Fire District's training manager shares his philosophy, experience

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Construction Depot

Construction Depot

  • Construction-related falls in Oregon - 2013
  • Work-related pedestrian fatalities in Oregon
  • Protective systems for excavations more than 20 feet deep
  • Hand safety tips for masons
  • Oregon OSHA to change oxy-fuel gas standards in general industry and construction
  • What's the maximum spacing between balusters on a guardrail?
  • Communication towers and falling objects
  • Oregon's Safety Break slated for May

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Safety Break for Oregon

Safety Break for OregonSafety Break for Oregon
MAY 14, 2014
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Fatalities

Latest initial reports of workplace fatalities

03/13/2014 Victim fell off dump truck. The unsecured tailgate landed on victim's head. Co-workers called 911 and victim passed away at hospital.
03/11/2014 Victim fell to the ground when the seed leg victim was helping to install partially collapsed.
03/02/2014 Truck crossed the fog line and crashed into a disabled semi-trailer.
03/02/2014 Victim was working on disabled semi-trailer on the side of the road when trailer was struck by a truck.

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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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