Oregon OSHA

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Overview

Most of Oregon OSHA's recordkeeping requirements fall into the following categories:

Access to exposure and medical records:
​If you keep or have access to your employee's exposure and medical records, you must ensure that they also have access to them.
Employee training:
Many Oregon OSHA rules require that you document the training you give your employees.
Equipment maintenance and testing:
It's a good idea to keep records of any equipment that needs regular service or maintenance. It's also a requirement for some of our rules.
Exposure monitoring:
Exposure monitoring tests the air to determine the concentration of contaminants in your workplace. Records are usually required to show you are in compliance.
Fit testing:
Fit testing ensures that a respirator will fit the person who wears it. Records are required for fit test results.
Hazard communication:
If your workplace has hazardous chemicals, your recordkeeping must ensure that your employees know about the chemicals and know how to protect themselves.
Injury reporting:
Required injury reporting forms for many employers include the OSHA 300 Log and 300A Summary and DCBS form 801. Hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers must also keep a log of health care assaults.
Medical evaluations and surveillance:
Keep records of medical evaluations and medical surveillance for employees who wear respirators and employees who are exposed to certain hazardous substances.
Workplace inspections:
Some Oregon OSHA rules require a written and dated inspection report signed by the employee who did the inspection.
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Highlights

Notice: August 1, 2017 - The Injury Tracking Application (ITA) is accessible from the ITA launch page on the federal OSHA website, where you can provide ​your 2016 OSHA Form 300A information.

Oregon OSHA will not enforce using the electronic submission system until December 1, 2017. Updates will be posted as they become available​.​

 

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