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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

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Forest activities

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  • Forest Activities and Logging
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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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