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Snow Survey Safety Committee Recommendations to SnowPAC

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Job Hazard Analysis Background Info

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Adobe Acrobat DocumentWhat is a Job Hazard Analysis? (659 kb)

Adobe Acrobat DocumentOSHA Job Hazard Analysis Booklet #3071 (498 kb)

Animal Safety

Topic
Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)
Safety Resources
Lessons Learned
Bear Safety
Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (25 kb)
Staying Safe in Bear Country - Video or DVD $79
Call Distribution Access 1-888-440-4640

Bear Attacks - Video $15

UDAP Bear Spray Products

Bear Spray

Adobe Acrobat Icon Shotguns and Bears Beware
(131 kb)

Adobe Acrobat Icon Alaska Snow Survey Bear Tale
(107 kb)

Bites and Stings
Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (21.7 MB)
Wilderness First Aid - 2nd Edition  
Hanta Virus
Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (165 kb)
CDC Hanta Virus Hopepage Hanta Virus Fatality
Mountain Lion
Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (22 kb)
Mountain Lion Foundation: Safety Tips  

Aviation Safety

Topic
Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)
Safety Resources
Lessons Learned
General Aviation
Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (22 kb)
Interagency Aviation Training (IAT) Website  
Helicopter Operations
Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (22 kb)
Interagency Aviation Training (IAT) Website

Adobe Acrobat Icon Snow Survey School Training Manual
Chapter 9 - "Helicopter Travel"
(770 kb)

Adobe Acrobat Icon Helicopter and Snowmobile Crashes (307 kb)
Helicopter Sling-loading
Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (22 kb)
Interagency Aviation Training (IAT) Website  

Climbing Safety

Topic
Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)
Safety Resources
Lessons Learned
Tower Climbing
Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (23 kb)
Adobe Acrobat Icon On-Site Hazards Analysis (9 kb)

NRCS Health and Safety Management Code
Tower Climbing regulations see sections 420.106 - 112

Email NRCS Tower Climbing Trainer: Tony Tolsdorf

Other OSHA Certified Trainers:

  • ComTrain LLC
  • VSI Mountain Safety
  • Northwest Public Power Association
  • Safety One Inc.
  • Adobe Acrobat Icon Is Tower Rescue Over Your Head?
    Tree Climbing
    Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (62 kb)
    USFS Tree Climbing Safety Page  

    Equipment Operation

    Topic
    Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)
    Safety Resources
    Lessons Learned
    Backhoe
    Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (23 kb)
    John Deere Backhoe Safety Series - DVD $50  
    Chainsaw
    Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (48 kb)
    US Forest Service S-212 Wildland Fire Chainsaw Course Providers

    US Forest Service Chainsaw Training Course
         Adobe Acrobat Icon Instructor Guidebook (15 mb)
         Adobe Acrobat Icon Student Guidebook (14 mb)

    Stihl Chainsaw Safety and Operation and Maintenance - 2005 DVD - $5

     
    Firearm Safety Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (25 kb)
    National Rifle Association (NRA) Training Webpage
     
    Fork Lift
    Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (21 kb)
    Online forklift course and test - OSHA approved

    US Dept of Labor - OSHA Forklift Homepage

    Forklift Safety Videos - $300

    Oregon OSHA Forklift Video Library

     
    Hand Power Tools
    Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (26 kb)
    Hand Power Tool Safety Video Resources  

    Medical / First Aid Safety

    Topic
    Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)
    Safety Resources
    Lessons Learned
    Back Safety and Lifting
    Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (22 kb)
    Back Safety Video Resources
    CPR
    Not Applicable
    American Red Cross CPR Classes  
    Hazardous Materials
    Not Available
    Adobe Acrobat Icon DOT Transporting Flamable Liquids Requirements
         (18 kb)

    Online Material Safety Data Sheets

    US Dept of Labor OHSA Resouces

  • Hazard Communication Standard
  • Safety and Health: Hazardous and Toxic Substances
  • Safety and Health: Information Bulletins
  • Oregon OSHA Resources

  • Process Safety Management
  • Hazardous Waste Operations
  • Hazard Communication
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    Hearing Protection
    Not Available
    Adobe Acrobat Icon OSHA Concise Guide to Hearing Protection
         (580 kb)

    Effects of Noise (European OSHA website)

     
    Wilderness First Aid
    Not Available
    NOLS: Wilderness Medicine Institute Courses
     

    Navigation Safety


    Topic
    Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)
    Safety Resources
    Lessons Learned

    Avalanche Hazard
    Analysis and Rescue

    Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (2.2 MB)

    Avalanche Center Network

    American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) Level 1 and 2 classes

    BCA Avalanche Beacon Training Park Locations

    Riding Safely in Avalanche Country
    1998 Video - 1 copy/state free

    Take Charge: Leading a Group Rescue
    2006 DVD - $10 - call 303-417-1345

     

    Backcountry Travel
    (Maps, Compass, GPS)

    Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (40 kb)

    Snow Survey School Training Manual
    Adobe Acrobat Icon Chapter 6 - "Preparedness" (1 MB)
    Adobe Acrobat Icon Chapter 8 - "Over-snow Travel" (760 kb)
    Adobe Acrobat Icon Chapter 9 - "Helicopter Travel" (770 kb)

    Princeton Outdoor Club: Map & Compass Web Tutorial

    Garmin GPS Homepage
    Magellan GPS Homepage

     

    Transportation Safety

    Topic
    Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)
    Safety Resources
    Lessons Learned

    ATV Operation

    Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (22 kb)

    NW School of Survival ATV Training

    OHV Training.org ATV Training

    ATV Safety Institute

    Oregonian Newspaper - ATVs: Deceptively Dangerous Special Report

     

    Boating

    Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (21 kb)

    US Coast Guard Boating Class Finder Website

     

    Defensive Driving

    Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (23 kb)

    idrivesafety.com - On-line Defensive Driving School

    7-minute Solutions: Defensive Driving - Video $89

     

    Snow-Cat Operation

    Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (23 kb)

    Adobe Acrobat Icon Snow Survey School Training Manual
    Chapter 8 - "Over-snow Travel"
    (760 kb)

    NW School of Survival SnowCat Training

    Safety One - Snow Operations Training Center

    Snowmobile Operation

    Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (46 kb)

    Adobe Acrobat Icon Snow Survey School Training Manual
    Chapter 8 - "Over-snow Travel"
    (760 kb)

    NW School of Survival Snowmobile Training

    OHV Training.org Snowmobile Training

    Adobe Acrobat Icon Helicopter and Snowmobile Crashes (307 kb)

    Tire Chains

    Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (35 kb)

    Diamond Pattern Chain Install - Web Video - Free

    Cable Tire Chain Install - Web Video - Free

     

    Trailer Pulling and Backing

    Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (22 kb)

    Tips on how to pull a trailer

    RV Education 101: Trailer Towing and Backing
    DVD $22

     

    Vehicle Operation and Maintenance

    Not Applicable

    GSA Fleet Maintenance Requirements

    Motor Vehicle Accident Forms

  • SF-91 Motor Vehicle Accident Form

  • CA-1 Injury Form
  • SF-94 Statement of Witness Form

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    Winter Driving

    Adobe Acrobat Icon JHA (43 kb)

    Adobe Acrobat Icon Winter Driving Tips - Handout (22 kb)

    Videos

  • Winter Driving Tips - Web Video - Free

  • Driving Snow - 1998 Video $44

  • Winter Driving: When the Rules Change -
        2006 DVD $90 (scroll down on page)

  • Safe Winter Driving Considerations - 2000 Video $99

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    Snow Survival Safety