Awarded education & training grant materials
Oregon OSHA's Safe Employment Education and Training Advisory Committee (SEETAC) provided funding for this educational material. It is copyright-free and may be duplicated.
Questions? Call the Oregon OSHA Resource Center (800-922-2689 or 503-947-7453).
Construction Safety in the High Technology Industry/Health and Safety in the High Technology Industry
Sponsor: United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters. Local 290
Description: When the high technology industry has a need for construction, that need is immediate. This comprehensive CD-ROM provides in-depth information covering the major elements of workplace health and safety for construction workers in a high-tech environment.
Easy Ergonomics For Caregivers
Sponsor: Associated Oregon Industries
Description: Reviews basic ergonomics principles such as force, posture, and repetition. Demonstrates examples of good ergonomic practices, with emphasis on getting close to your work, pivoting with your feet, safe resident transfer, and use of a fall kit when lifting residents who have fallen.
Firefighters and Emergency Medical Services Ergonomics Curriculum
Sponsor: University of Oregon. Labor Education and Resource Center (LERC)
Description: The purpose of the Firefighters and Emergency Medical Services Ergonomics Curriculum is to provide a road map for using the curriculum effectively. While teaching skills and experience are helpful, a person who is familiar with firefighting and/or EMS work and spends sufficient time becoming familiar with the materials should be able to make good use of the curriculum. This guide offers general information concerning the training philosophy behind the curriculum and specific guidance on how to use the modules.
Hearing Conservation For At Risk Workers
Sponsor: Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT)
Description: Geared especially to construction and trades workers who may already have some hearing loss, this comprehensive training package covers: The nature of sound and how the ear processes sound; the causes and types of hearing loss; the importance of identifying noise hazards; and the use of the proper hearing protection for the work setting.
Safe Patient Handling in Health Care
Sponsor: Oregon Nurses Association, Bay Area Hospital, and University of Oregon Labor Education and Research Center (LERC)
Description: Provide nurses and health care works with tools to reduce work related MSD injuries. Enhances patient and family understanding regarding comfort and security of patient handling equipment. 30 minutes.
Safe Resident Handling Program
Sponsor: University of Oregon. Labor Education and Research Center (LERC)
Description: The purpose of the Safe Resident Handling Program guide is to provide step-by-step instructions to assist long term care facilities in developing an effective and sustainable SRH program. This guide is designed for use by those at long term care facilities such as skilled nursing homes, assisted living or residential care interested in transitioning their facility into a Facility of Choice for safe resident handling.
Safety Begins With ME!
Sponsor: The Mid-Willamette Metals Consortium
Description: Safety Begins With ME! was developed by The Mid-Willamette Metals Consortium, who recognize the need for safety to be more than an institutional program. Safety is also an employee mind set and commitment that must be present every day in all that we do. Safety Begins with ME! was designed to help employees understand the central role they play in creating a safe work environment. It introduces basic ways that every employee can help create a safe work culture.
Watch that Dog!
Description: Dog bites injure 1 to 3.5 million people in America each year. 'Watch That Dog' explains basic protection and provides insight into the mannerisms of various types of dogs. Tells how to protect yourself from possible attack and injury. 10 minutes