Oregon OSHA has published an analysis of the safety hazards facing a national and necessary industry – that of mortuary, funeral and burial workers. The sixteen page brochure offers information on the challenges associated with handling, lifting and transporting human remains, and embalming and cremation procedures. Also included are recommendations to obviate the dangers, and links to state standards.
Read the report “Occupational Safety for the Death Care Industry” here.
Read a summary from Workers’ Compensation Institute 360 here.