Oregon Safety Break and REACH

Once a year The Oregon OSHA coordinates a one-day event called Oregon Safety Break on May the 11th. The purpose is to raise awareness and promote the value of workplace safety. Oregon employers use the event to raise its employees’ knowledge of workplace safety using activities and group discussions. After all, both the employer and the employees want everyone to go home the same way they came to work. When presented with a safe environment to work in workers would be less likely to be injured.   What spurred the Oregon OSHA to create the Oregon Safety Break event?   Back in 2001 the death rate for employees had hit a record low of 34 deaths. The lowest in a decade due to a steady […]