ERIC Number: EJ656383
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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A New Approach to Logging.
Job Safety & Health Quarterly, v12 n4 p16-22 Sum 2001
In response to high numbers of preventable fatal accidents in the logging industry, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) developed a week-long logger safety training program that includes hands-on learning of safety techniques in the woods. Reaching small operators has been challenging; outreach initiatives in Maine, North Carolina, Minnesota, and the Pacific Northwest are described. (SV)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Experiential Learning, Job Training, Lumber Industry, Occupational Safety and Health, Outreach Programs, Safety Education, Small Businesses, State Programs
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (annual subscription $17.00; single copies $6.00). For full text: http://www.osha.gov/Publications/JSHQ/jshq v12 4 summer2001.pdf.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Published quarterly by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Dept. of Labor.