Wood Products

Pulp, Paper & Paperboard Mills

Date Added Resource Source
Mar 2013

Safety and Health Topic Page: Hydrogen Sulfide

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/hydrogensulfide/index.html

This web page provides information on how hydrogen sulfide can affect your health, where you might find it, and how to prevent harmful exposures.

(OSHA)
Feb 2011

Oregon OSHA initiates emphasis on amputations (PDF)

http://orosha.org/admin/newsrelease/2011/nr2011_05.pdf

Starting this month, the agency will focus more on inspections of job sites with machinery, equipment, and processes that cause amputations and job sites where amputations have occurred in the past.

(Oregon OSHA)
May 2005

Injury Prevention Resources for Wood Products Manufacturing - Pulp & Paper

http://woodproducts.healthandsafetycentre.org/s/Prevention-PulpAndPaper.asp

The following links list tools, publications, and other resources to help prevent the most common injuries and illnesses in the wood products manufacturing industry.

(WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)
Nov 2004

Oregon OSHA Topic Page: Pulp, Paper and Paperboards Mills (PDF)

http://www.cbs.state.or.us/osha/subjects/pulp_paper_and_paperboard_mills.html

This topic page provides Oregon OSHA information on rules, directives and interpretations for the pulp, paper and paperboard industry.

(Oregon OSHA)
Oct 2004

Safety and Health Topics: Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Mills

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/pulppaper/index.html

"Working in pulp, paper or paperboard mills is very dangerous due to massive weights and falling, rolling and/or sliding pulpwood loads."

(OSHA)
Oct 2004

Wood Products Ergonomics

http://www.cbs.state.or.us/osha/subjects/ergonomics.html#wood
(OR DCBS)