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Oregon OSHA schedules its annual ‘Safety Break’

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Salem, OR — Oregon OSHA is encouraging all employers and workers in the state to recognize their “successes in cultivating safe and healthy workplaces” during the agency’s 21st annual Safety Break for Oregon.

During the event, scheduled for May 8, participants are encouraged to forge new plans to minimize or eliminate workplace hazards and consider future challenges, as well as:

  • Engage in open and honest safety conversations.
  • Encourage employee participation and feedback.
  • Discuss strengths and weaknesses of current safety efforts.

Employers can plan activities such as knowledge refreshers or trainings, safety and health improvement assessments, or recognition of emerging safety leaders.

Oregon OSHA, which operates as a State Plan, offers free educational resources on its website. The site also includes activity ideas, logos and sample awards that employers can use for their events.

Employers can win one of three $100 prizes for a luncheon of the winners’ choice during the event if they sign up by May 3.

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