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12/19/14

Landscaping Profession Information   English

 

This guide provides a partial overview of the best practices for the landscaping industry.

12/14/14

Construction Depot Newsletter  

 

In the December 2014 issue: A simple way to lower noise levels: add distance, Rules update: Oxygen-fuel gas welding and cutting, Powder-actuated tools: Oregon OSHA requirements and ANSI guidelines, Want to share 'safety' for the holidays? Give an Oregon OSHA app, Construction safety summit coming to Bend in January.

12/11/14

Oregon OSHA awards three training grants  

 

News Release: The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA) is awarding three grants totaling more than $115,000 to help develop workplace safety and health education programs.

12/10/14

Public Education Workshop Schedule for January-March  

 

Workshop schedule, locations, descriptions, and registration form.

12/5/14

Worker Inspection Criteria: Temporary Service Providers and Leasing Companies  

 

Updated program directive to provide guidance to Oregon OSHA staff when working with temporary service proficers and worker leasing companies.

12/4/14

Construction industry safety conference coming to Bend  

 

Employers and workers in Oregon's construction industry are invited to attend a specialized conference Jan. 26-27, 2015, designed to highlight safe work practices and rule updates.

12/2/14

December 2014 Resource Newsletter | Mobile version  

 

Read how a Portland manufacturer exceeds requirements for chemical exposures

12/2/14

Crane Operator Certification  

 

Crane Operator Certification Memorandum

12/2/14

Fact Sheet: Crane timeline   English

 

This fact sheet summarizes important compliance dates in Oregon OSHA's new crane standard for the construction industry.

11/28/14

PPE hazard assessment quick guide   English

 

Explains what a PPE hazard assessment is, when your employees should use PPE, and how to do a PPE hazard assessment.

11/26/14

Registration form for the Mid-Oregon Construction Safety Summit  

 

January 26 & 27, 2015, at The Riverhouse Resort and Convention Center, Bend, Oregon

11/26/14

Registration Program for the Mid-Oregon Construction Safety Summit  

 

January 26 & 27, 2015, at The Riverhouse Resort and Convention Center, Bend, Oregon

11/25/14

Fact Sheet: Craft distilleries   English

 

Describes the hazards involved in craft distilling, hazard controls, and safe practices for distilling.

11/20/14

Confined spaces and permit spaces   English

 

Explains the requirements in Oregon OSHA's confined spaces rule, 437-002-0146.

11/17/14

November issue of Construction Depot newsletter  

 

This month's edition of The Construction Depot Newsletter covers: Keys to effective safety supervision; Fall protection tops most violated rules - again; Rulemaking updates to Confined spaces, Electrical power generation, transmission, and distribution, and Cranes and derricks; and The terminal velocity of a tape measure and other facts about falling objects.

11/12/14

Adopted Changes to Oxygen-fuel Gas Standards in General Industry and Construction Administrative Rules  

 

This rulemaking combines the existing Division 2 and Division 3 Oxygen-Fuel Gas Welding and Cutting rules. Twelve related Division 2 rules and a single Division 3 rule were either amended or repealed in the creation of OAR 437-002-2253. Adopted October 28, 2014, and effective May 1, 2015.

11/7/14

Adopted Administrative Rule changes to Cranes and derricks in Construction to extend deadline for operator certification  

 

This is Oregon OSHA Administrative Order 7-2014, adopted November 7, 2014, and effective November 9, 2014.

11/7/14

Proposed changes to Electrical power generation, transmission, and distribution in General Industry and Construction Administrative Rules  

 

Public hearings scheduled for: Nov. 25, 2014, Dec. 3, 2014, and Dec. 8, 2014.

11/6/14

Fact sheet: Hazard communication in Agriculture - GHS Training Requirements   English

 

GHS training requirements for agricultural employers

11/6/14

Pulp, paper, and forest products industry safety conference coming to Portland  

 

News Release: Myths and realities of changing workplace focus of keynote

11/3/14

Exhibit invitation and application for Blue Mountain Occupational Safety & Health Conference  

 

The 9th annual Blue Mountain Occupational Safety & Health Conference, scheduled for June 1 & 2, 2015, is being held at the Pendleton Convention center in Pendleton, Oregon. We invite your company to be an exhibitor at the 2015 conference.

11/3/14

Sponsorship opportunity for Blue Mountain Occupational Safety & Health Conference  

 

This is the ninth year for the Blue Mountain Occupational Safety & Health Conference. Last year was a big success and we are adding pre-conference workshop this year.

11/3/14

Oregon OSHA announces changes to confined space rule  

 

News Release: Amendments adopted to include construction industry