Respiratory protection publications
Air You Breathe: Oregon OSHA's Respiratory Protection Guide for Agricultural Employers
Describes how to protect employees from agricultural respiratory hazards. Covers basic types of respirators and how to develop an effective respiratory protection program.
Asbestos - Rules of Abatement
Covers what construction employers need to know about asbestos removal and maintenance based on Oregon OSHA's asbestos standard for the construction industry: 1926.1101.
Breathe right! Oregon OSHA's guide to respiratory protection for small-business owners and managers
Describes respiratory hazards and how to protect workers; includes guidelines for developing a respiratory protection program. and a CD with customizable written program materials.
Fact Sheet: Isocyanates
Intended for small business owners and their employees, this fact sheet describes what isocyanates are, why they're extreme health hazards, and how employees can protect themselves.
Fact Sheet: Personal protective equipment
Details when employers must provide personal protective equipment (PPE) for workers, with an example of a hazard assessment, and descriptions of appropriate PPE for various tasks.
Fact Sheet: Personal protective equipment - who pays?
This fact sheet will acquaint you with the details of Oregon's PPE rule and answer most questions about when and how PPE is paid for. With few exceptions, employers must pay for all personal protective equipment (PPE).
Fact Sheet: Protección de la respiración - agricultura
Describe como proteger a los trabajadores de respirar sustancias dañinas y resume las partes de un programa efectivo de protección de la respiración.Respiratory Protection: AgricultureDescribes how to protect employees from breathing harmful substances and summarizes elements of an effective respiratory protection program.
Fact Sheet: Respiratory protection
Describes general industry respiratory protection requirements and answers provides some questions with answers
Fact Sheet: Respiratory protection - agriculture
Describes how to protect employees from breathing harmful substances and summarizes elements of an effective respiratory protection program.
Fact Sheet: Respiratory protection - agriculture, Russian version
Describes agricultural employers' responsibilities for protecting employees who are exposed to respiratory health hazards. Also summarizes the elements of an effective respiratory protection program
Fact Sheet: Respiratory protection - voluntary
Describes employer responsibilities when workers choose to wear respirators not required by employers of OR-OSHA; includes a summary of requirements for different types of respirators.
Fact Sheet: Wood dust
Describes health and safety hazards of wood dust
Form and document samples
Hazard Alert: Hazardous Dust Control During Tuckpointing NIOSH
NIOSH Hazard Alert: Hazardous Dust Control During Tuckpointing
Hazard Alert: Methylene Chloride - bathroom fixture refinishing
It's not just dust! What you should know about silicosis and crystalline silica
Describes the hazards of crystalline silica, what causes silicosis, and how to prevent it.
Occupational safety for the death care industry
This publication was developed with the Oregon Mortuary and Cemetary Board to emphasize industry hazards, provide recommendations, and highlight related Oregon OSHA standards.
PPE hazard assessment quick guide
Explains what a PPE hazard assessment is, when your employees should use PPE, and how to do a PPE hazard assessment.
Silica - An Oregon OSHA pocket reference