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Current rule activity

* Adopted changes to Electric power generation, Transmission, and Distribution in the General Industry and Construction Administrative Rules 10/15/15


Div 2, General Industry, Sub F

Powered Platforms

Div 2, General Industry, Sub I

Personal Protective Equipment

Div 2, General Industry, Sub N

Material Handling & Storage

Div 2, General Industry, Sub R

Special Industries (includes Electrical Power, Grain Handling Facilities, Ornamental Tree & Shrub Services, Pulp--Paper & Paperboard Mills, Sawmills, Telecommunications)

Div 2, General Industry, Sub RR

Electrical Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution

Div 2, General Industry, Sub S


Div 3, Construction, Sub C

General Safety and Health Provisions

Div 3, Construction, Sub C

General Safety and Health Provisions - Prior to AO 6-2012

Div 3, Construction, Sub K


Div 3, Construction, Sub L


Div 3, Construction, Sub N

Helicopters, Hoists, Elevators, and Conveyors

Div 4, Agriculture, Sub I

Protective Equipment

Div 4, Agriculture, Sub S


Div 7, Forest Activities, Sub C

Planning, First Aid and Work Conditions

Interpretations | Program Directives | Alerts


Delayed Rule Adoption - Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution 1/5/15

Power line Safety 8/29/12

Required clearances from the neutral conductor 2/21/08

Rubber goods use and testing 1/28/08

Exposure to light bulb hazard 11/23/05

Usage of GFCI's on Construction Sites 5/14/04

NFPA 70E 3/16/04

Electrical Panel clearance requirements 2/2/04

Static Electricity 12/8/03

Clarification of GFCI Standard 6/11/03

Definition of "Railway" as found in OAR 437-002-1910.302, Electrical 5/8/03

Division 3, Subdivision R Interpretations 11/26/02

Tree trimming 4/2/99

Un-Licensed Electrical Worker Requirements 9/15/98

Labeling Field Requirements 8/24/98

Safety Watcher 12/18/97

Use of harness for hot work 10/27/97

Hazard Alert-Electrical box guarding 8/25/97

Harness Flammability in Electrical Power transmission work 5/20/97

Fall Protection in Electrical Power work 5/20/97

Requirements for employees doing high voltage work 6/28/96

Training requirements for electrical workers 5/1/96

Spider Boxes on Construction Sites 5/16/94

Labeling of Temporary Electrical Circuits 4/1/93

Program Directives

Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution Facilities 11/20/03

Electrical Equipment Used in Wetwells 8/25/05

Electrical Product Approval 8/25/05

Electrical Safety 8/25/05

Focused Inspections In Construction 1/1/08

Meat Tenderizing Technology in the Meat Packing Industry 8/25/05

Fact Sheets/Hazard Alerts/Technical Notes

Hazard Alert: Incorrectly refurbished circuit breakers Federal OSHA 8/31/11

Hazard Alert: Electrical hazard - call before you dig! 6/2/00

Fact Sheet: Power line safety - evaluating the work zone 2/29/12

Fact Sheet: Lockout/tagout (the control of hazardous energy) 10/14/03

Fact Sheet: Ground-fault circuit interrupters GFCI 10/25/05

Fact sheet: Flexible cords and cables for general industry 2/13/15

Checklists and Fill-in Forms

Electrical safety checklist


Publications | Education | Related | Video


Sticker: Don't block electrical switches or panels 8/4/06

Sticker: Warning Do not use around energized electrical equipment 8/4/06

Sticker: Warning unlawful to operate within 10' of high voltage lines 8/4/06

Lockout/Tagout 5/4/15

Overhead line safety act 1/18/07

Warning labels and stickers 7/31/06

Education and training

Online Courses / Current Workshops

All Class Materials

PESO: Bilingual training for employers with Hispanic workers

Tools and resources

Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Advisory Committee

Summary of comments and agency decisions to Electric power generation, transmission, and distribution (Final rule adopted 10/09/15, AO 3-2015)

Summary of Comments and Agency Decisions to Electrical standard in general industry (Final rule adopted 04/06/09, AO 3-2009)

Video/DVD Library

Look for Electrical videos on our Resource Center Website

Streaming or download video

Related information

Oregon overhead line safety act - Pacific Power publication

Oregon PUC - Utility and Operator Safety

USDOL Sprains and Strains in Construction/Pulling Cables