John Garland, PhD, MS

Affiliate Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences (Primary department)
Providing forest engineering expertise to industry, governments, tribal enterprises, and litigants in areas of forest operations, safety and health, accident assessments, technical and business training and education, new technologies, and operational efficiency since 1974.

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Research Interests

  • Forestry workforce, safety, health, ergonomics, forest operations, leader National Occupation Research Agenda, Ag, For, Fishing

Teaching interests

Forest Operations, Forest Operations Regulations & Policy, Forestry Safety and Health


PhD, Forest Engineering, Oregon State University, 1990
MS, Forest Management, University of Minnesota, 1972
BS, Forest Engineering, Oregon State University, 1970


Safety & Health of Latino Immigrant Forestry Services Workers in the Pacific Northwest
(NIOSH/CDC September 2014 - August 2017)  PNASH

Spanish Glossary of Forestry Services Terms
(Oregon forest activities code in Spanish)  PNASH

Protecting the Logging Workforce: Development of Innovative Logging Techniques for A Safer Working Environment—Oregon State University
(NIOSH/CDC September 2015 - August 2018)

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