Safety and health newsletter for the Oregon construction industry

November 21, 2013


Health hazards in construction, part 4: the written respiratory protection program

written respiratory protection program

Construction industry employers in Oregon receive more citations for violations of lead, asbestos, hazard communication, and respiratory protection standards than other health standards.

In part 4 of this series, the Construction Depot explains the requirements of the written respiratory protection program [1910.134(c), Respiratory protection program], which are often overlooked by contractors.
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Mid-Oregon Construction Safety Summit returns to Bend in January

Mid-Oregon Construction Safety Summit logo

The 13th annual Mid-Oregon Construction Safety Summit takes place at The Riverhouse Resort and Convention Center, Jan. 27-28, 2014. This year's summit, designed for residential, commercial, and industrial construction workers, includes workshops on 15 different safety topics and five new pre-conference workshops.
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New apps and publications

Hazard Communication GHS training

Interactive hazard communication training on labels and safety data sheets available

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Oregon OSHA's Be Trained! publication goes mobile

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