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Materials in Spanish
DISCLAIMER: The materials listed in this section are offered as examples of Spanish-language materials that are available on topics applicable to the poultry processing industry. With the exception of the documents listed under "OSHA Publications," the Occupational Safety and Health Administration does not control nor is it responsible for the accuracy (of fact or translation), relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any of the listed materials. The inclusion of any item is not intended to reflect its importance nor to endorse any views expressed or products or services offered by the author, the referenced material, or the organization producing the material.

Compliance responsibilities are set forth in OSHA standards and the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Moreover, because interpretations and enforcement policy may change over time, for additional guidance on OSHA compliance requirements, the reader should consult current administrative interpretations and decisions by the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission and the courts.

OSHA Publications


Copies of some of these publications can be ordered online or by telephone from the OSHA Publications Office.

OSHA Standards

Selected Materials in NIOSH National Agricultural Safety Database (NASD)

Public Service Announcements

NURSE Project


North Carolina Department of Labor; Bureau of Standards, Analysis, and Publications; Division of Occupational Safety and Health; 4 West Edenton Street; Raleigh, NC 27601-1092:

Industry Guides

Oregon OSHA Resource Center. 350 Winter Street, NE, Room 26; Salem, OR 97310:


  • The Oregon OSHA AV Library has a number of Spanish-language videos that it will lend, primarily to Oregon businesses and organizations but occasionally to borrowers outside the state. Call 1-503-947-7453, or toll-free in Oregon at (800) 922-2689. E-mail the AV Librarian.

  • Download Videos has a downloadable interactive bi-lingual (English/Spanish) training program that contains nine training sessions. Includes materials on hazard identification, unsafe versus safe conditions/acts, and proposed corrective actions to implement.

Washington State Department of Labor & Industries, Training, Safety & Health Video Library; PO Box 44607; Olympia, WA 98504-4607:


  • Washington State OSHA (WISHA) has a number of Spanish-language videos that it will lend in Washington only. The catalog can be viewed and/or ordered at Search Video Catalog Videos en linea has viewable or downloadable videos available.

Labor Occupational Health Program (LOHP); University of California; 2223 Fulton Street, Fourth Floor; Berkeley, CA 94720-5120:

Manuales de Instruccion Sobre la Salud y Seguridad: "Como Proteger a los Trabajadores de los Peligros en el Trabajo" y "El Efecto de las Sustancias Quimicas en el Cuerpo". (Health and Safety Training Kits: "Protecting Workers from Job Hazards" and "How Chemicals Affect the Body"). Berkeley, CA, Labor Occupational Health Program (LOHP), University of California, and Southwest Network for Environmental and Economic Justice, 1996.

Labor Occupationl Safety and Health Program (LOSH); University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA); 6350 B Public Policy Building; PO Box 951478; Los Angeles, CA 90095-1478:

"La Fuente Obrera." ("Workers’ Sourcebook"). A catalog of Spanish language materials organized in 46 categories by industry or activity. UCLA-Labor Occupational Safety and Health Program and Pan American Health Organization , 2nd edition in process.

National Chicken Council/National Turkey Federation Safety and Health Committee. Developed by and available from Safe Systems of America, Inc.; 11408 Orchard Park Drive–Suite 316; Glen Allen, VA 23059:


  • "Reglas Basicas de Seguridad para el Procesamiento Avicola." ("Basic Safety Rules for Poultry Processing"). S.A.F.E. Systems of America, Inc. 1997.

United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, 1775 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006

Fact Sheets

  • Important Facts about Musculoskeletal Disorders

Accessibility Assistance: Contact the OSHA Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management at 202-693-2300 for assistance accessing PDF materials.

*These files are provided for downloading.

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