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Forest activities

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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

  • Online course
    • ATV Safety online course
      This ATV Safety training program covers all areas of ATV use for agricultural work, including the best and safest practices
      English  Online course  
    • Heat Illness Prevention online course
      This online course is designed to satisfy 5 of the 7 training requirements found in Oregon OSHA’s rules to address heat illness prevention
      English  Online course  05/27/2022
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Forest activities

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  • Forest Activities and Logging
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  • Spanish
    • 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.
      Length: Spanish