Health and Safety Tools

Safety Training

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing

Helpful Links:

  • Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing Industry - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) - webpage
  • Logging Safety (NIOSH) - webpage
  • YouTube Channel with videos on agricultural safety and health topics (U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Center)
  • High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health & Safety: website and 2015 Annual Report
  • National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety: website and Fact Sheet
  • ATV Safety webpage - includes links to useful brochures, posters, and presentations
  • Logging/Forestry Toolbox Talks 
  • Pesticide Illness and Injury Surveillance topic page (NIOSH) - webpage
  • Veterinary Safety and Health topic page (NIOSH) - webpage

Reports:

  • Acute Pesticide Illnesses Associated with Off-Target Pesticide Drift from Agricultural Applications: 11 States, 1998-2006 - report
  • Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs) in Washington State - report
  • Grain Engulfment & Entrapment - report
  • ATV-Related Workers' Compensation Claims in Montana, 2007-2012 - report

Montana Contacts:

Asbestos

Helpful Links:

  • Asbestos Control Program - Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) - webpage
  • State and Federal Asbestos Regulations and Controlled Burns - brochure  
  • Asbestos Safety & Health topic page - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  • Toxic Dust Awareness - Asbestos & Lead - brochure
  • Asbestos in Homes, Montana - webpage

Reports:

  • Pulmonary abnormalities as a result of exposure to Libby amphibole during childhood and adolescence - report
  • Exposure to asbestos-containing vermiculite from Libby, Montana, at 28 processsing sites in the United States - research article
  • US Forest Service worker exposure to Libby Amphibole fibers - report
  • Current Research and Opportunities to Address Environmental Asbestos Exposures - report

Contacts:

Construction

Helpful Links

  • CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training website: training programs, informational webinars, research and publications
  • Construction Solutions: safety solutions by line of work, task, and hazard - website
  • Stop Construction Falls: Safety Stand-Down Campaign, May 2017 - website
  • Keep Your Fall Prevention Program Alive All Year Long - webpage
  • Infographics: Prevent Construction Falls - webpage
  • Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety & Health (elcosh) - website
  • Construction Industry (OSHA) website: useful information and training topics
  • Strengthen Your Jobsite Safety Climate: Worksheets and a Rating Tool - workbook
  • Safety Climate Assessment Tool (S-CAT) - website and paper version
  • Handouts and Toolbox Talks - website
  • Preventing Falls in Construction - training workbook
  • Nail Gun Safety topic page (NIOSH) - webpage

Reports:

  • Fall Injuries and Prevention in the Construction Industry - report 
  • Building a Safety Culture: Improving Safety and Health Management in the Construction Industry - report
  • Insurance and Workers Compensation for Construction - webinar series
  • CPWR Annual Report - Highlights 2016 - report

Contacts:

Manufacturing

Helpful Links

  • Manufacturing Program from National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) - webpage
  • Manufacturing Safety Topics (NIOSH) - webpage
  • Ladder Safety App from NIOSH - link
  • Welding and Manganese topic page (NIOSH) - website
  • Industrial Safety - safety and risk management program, Montana State University - website

Reports:

  • Morbidity and disability among workers 18 years and older in the Manufacturing sector, 1997-2007 - report
  • Occupational Injuries and Fatalities Due to Falls in Manufacturing Sector - report
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders in Manufacturing - report
  • Work-related Respiratory Diseases in Manufacturing - report
  • Forklift Safety Guide - WA State Department of Labor and Industries - report

Contacts:

Mining and Oil & Gas

Helpful Links

  • Mining NIOSH homepage - website
  • Oil and Gas Extraction Fatalities topics page (NIOSH) - website
  • Air, Energy, and Mining Division - Montana Department of Environmental Quality - website
  • Waste Management & Remediation Division - Montana Department of Environmental Quality - website
  • Diesel Exhaust in Mining topic page (NIOSH) - webpage
  • Respiratory Diseases in Mining topic page (NIOSH) - webpage
  • Mine Safety and Health Training - Montana Safety and Health Bureau - website
  • Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) - webpage

Reports:

  • Oil and Gas Extraction Worker Fatalities, 2014 Mid-Year Report - report
  • Sudden Deaths Among Oil and Gas Extraction Workers Resulting from Oxygen Deficiency and Inhalation of Hydrocarbon Gases and Vapors - report
  • Prevent Worker Deaths from Exposures to Hydrocarbon Gases and Vapors at Oil and Gas Wellsites - report
  • Annual Review 2015 - Montana Oil and Gas Conservation Division - report
  • Diesel Aerosols and Gases in Underground Mines: Guide to Exposure Assessment and Control - report
  • Dust Control Handbook for Industrial Minerals Mining and Processing - report
  • Occupational exposures to respirable crystalline silica during hydraulic fracturing - report

Contacts

Transportation

Helpful Links

  • Center for Motor Vehicle Safety at Work (NIOSH) - webpage
  • Prevention Information for Employers and Workers - Motor Vehicle Safety at Work (NIOSH) - webpage
  • Behind the Wheel at Work eNewsletter (NIOSH) - webpage 
  • Long-Haul Truck Drivers topic page (NIOSH) - webpage
  • Keep Workers Safe on the Road Infographic (NIOSH) - infographic
  • Distracted Driving at Work topic page (NIOSH) - webpage
  • Trucking Industry Safety and Health Info (OSHA) - webpage
  • Preventing work-related motor vehicle crashes (NIOSH) - fact sheet
  • Quick Sleep Tips for Truck Drivers (NIOSH) - report
  • Seat Belts: Take Pride in Your Job video for oil and gas extraction workers - video

Reports:

  • Trucker sleep patterns influence safety-critical events - report
  • National survey of long-haul druck drivers: injury and safety (NIOSH) - report
  • Work-Related Roadway Crashes: Challenges and Opportunities for Prevention - report
  • Law Enforcement Officer Motor Vehicle Crash and Struck-by Fatality Investigations: A Pilot Program - report

Contacts:

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