New OSHA Rules

OSHA has developed the following resources to assist employers with the administration of the new smoke rules.

  • Wildfire smoke online course: Designed to satisfy certain training requirements found in the wildfire smoke rule, the course addresses such topics as air quality measurements, health effects and symptoms, the proper use of filtering facepiece respirators, and other safety measures. (Available in English and Spanish)
  • Fact sheet about the key requirements of the wildfire smoke rule: This six-page document highlights the rule’s key overall requirements, offering a reader-friendly summary of what employers and workers need to know about the rule. (Available in English and Spanish)

WILDFIRES
Using Air Quality Index (AQI) to Assess Wildfire Smoke
https://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/pubform/DEQ-UsingAQItoAssessWildfireSmoke.aspx

This free app can be used to track air quality: OregonAir
https://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/pubform/DEQ-UsingAQItoAssessWildfireSmoke.aspx

OSHA has additional resources at: https://www.aboutnata.org/new-osha-rules/
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