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Overview

Forest activities applies to forestry, logging, and support activities. Oregon OSHA’s Division 7 forest activity rules cover the safety and health requirements for all forest activity work, including:

  • Applying chemicals
  • Chipping
  • Clearing and slash disposal
  • Constructing, maintaining, and decommissioning forest roads
  • Log dumps, ponds, log yards, and sort yards
  • Log hauling
  • Marking
  • Prescribed fire burning
  • Pulpwood and non-pulpwood logging
  • Reforestation and vegetation management
  • Stream restoration
  • Timber cutting and thinning operations
  • Timber cruising
  • Tree climbing activities
  • Wildland fire suppression

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  • Grant program
    • Protect Yourself from Pesticides
      Protéjase de los pesticidas
      Esta guía es su herramienta para enseñarles a los trabajadores forestales y a sus familias sobre los peligros de trabajar con pesticidas. La información ha sido diseñada para los trabajadores en Oregon, pero es útil, en su mayoría, para todos los trabajadores forestales del país.
      Spanish  Workbook  pdf  04/01/2019
    • Protect Yourself from Pesticides
      Chemical Safety for Forest workers in Southern Oregon that address preventing exposure to pesticides and gasoline. Developed through a grant by Northwest Forest Workers Center.
      English  Workbook  pdf  04/01/2019
    • Glosario de servicios forestales: con motivación para la comprensión
      Glossary of Forestry Services: with Motivation for Understanding
      Este glosario de actividades, tareas, herramientas y riesgos del servicio forestal une la terminología del inglés y español. También proporciona una descripción de las metas más grandes del manejo de los bosques para que el trabajo se lleve a cabo. This glossary of forestry services activities, work tasks, tools and hazards links English and Spanish terms. It also provides a description of the larger forest management goals for which the work is undertaken.
      Spanish and English  Training program  pdf  09/15/2016
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Forest activities

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  • Forest Activities and Logging
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    Borrow DVDs about Forest Activities and Logging from the Resource Center

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  • Pesticides in Forestry, A Workers’ Guide to Safe Practices
    Available in English and Spanish languages. EPA Approved training video for training forestry workers about pesticides and the Worker Protection Standard (WPS). This video satisfies the pesticide safety training requirement for workers under the revised WPS effective January 1, 2016.
    Spanish 16:51 minutes  
  • Safe Design of Equipment Anchors
    Safe Design of Equipment Anchors: Education through Simple Design Guidelines. OSU School of Forestry
    English 15:21 minutes  

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