THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST AGRICULTURAL SAFETY AND HEALTH CENTER DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND COMMUNITY MEDICINE
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON 2000
THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
WASHINGTON STATE MEDICAL AID AND ACCIDENT FUNDS
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THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST AGRICULTURAL SAFETY AND HEALTH CENTER
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
SEATTLE, WA 98195-7234
THE OCCUPATIONAL RESEARCH AGENDA FOR NORTHWEST FORESTLANDS represents the work of many individuals. The Agenda would not be possible without the careful consideration and time devoted by those who participated through the planning committees, telephone interviews, Forest Safety Workshop, surveys, and one-on-one advising.
We would like to give special recognition to members of our external advisory committees, including: Marty Cohen, Safety and Health Assessment and Research for Prevention, Washington Department of Labor and Industries; Steven Deutsch, University of Oregon Labor Education and Research Center; Kelly Duffield, University of Washington College of Forest Resources; Steve Fluke, Woodworkers District Lodge–IAM; John Garland, Oregon State University Forest Engineering Department; Meredith Heilman, Intertribal Timber Council; Brad Husberg, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health—Alaska Field Station; Randy Ingraham, Associated Oregon Loggers; Rich Juntunen, Weyerhaeuser Company; Gary Kessler, Potlatch Corporation; Jan Manwaring, Safety and Environmental Health Specialist, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health—Alaska Field Station; and Marilyn Schuster, Standards & Technical Resources, Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Act.
Many organizations assisted us early in this project with advice and letters of support for our conference grant. These groups included: Alaska Forestry Association, Inc.; Associated Logging Contractors of Idaho; Associated Oregon Loggers; Logging Safety Program, State of Idaho Department of Labor; National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health—Alaska Field Station; Northwest Forestry Association; Northwest Intertribal Timber Council; Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division; Safety and Health Assessment and Research for Prevention, Washington Department of Labor and Industries; Society of American Foresters; University of Washington College of Forest Resources; University of Washington Department of Environmental Health; Washington Contract Loggers Association; Washington State Chapter of the Society of American Foresters; Potlatch Corporation; Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act, Department of Labor and Industries.
Also, we would like to acknowledge the efforts of the Center’s internal forestry planning group including: Richard Fenske, director; Marcy Harrington, program coordinator; Norman Herdrich, outreach coordinator; Adrienne Hidy, manager; Sharon Morris, associate director; and Amy Hagopian, associate director for the University of Washington Program for Healthy Communities. We would also like to thank Edward Harrington for his support in developing materials and his work at the Forest Safety Workshop; Cathy Schwartz, UW Department of Fisheries for assistance with graphic design; and Kathy Hall, UW Department of Environmental Health, for editorial advice.
This Agenda is made possible through support from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (Grant #U07/CCU012926-04 and #R13/CCR017078-01). Additional funds were provided by the Washington Sate Medical Aid and Accident Funds administered through the University of Washington Department of Environmental Health.
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