Oregon OSHA has adopted changes to its penalties rules and other rules in Division 1 General Administrative Rules. The rules, which were adopted May 11, will become effective July 1, 2012.
Changes to Division 1 rules affecting penalties include:
There are two documents on the Oregon OSHA website for employers who want to know about the changes in the penalties rules and how the changes might affect them: Key issues addressed in the rulemaking and Explanation of the rulemaking.
Text of the adopted changes to these rules is available on Oregon OSHA’s “Adopted rules” webpage. The final version of these adopted rules will be available under Division 1 – General Administrative Rules on July 1, 2012.