In 1971, the federal Occupational Safety and ​Health Act of 1970 became part of national labor law. Two years later, Oregon passed its own occupational safety and health legislation, the Oregon Safe Employment Act. Oregon Safe Employment Act authorized Oregon OSHA to enforce the state's workplace safety an​d health rules.

Oregon Administrative Rules

Chapter 437 Current Final Rules


Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS)


Contact information

Heather Case
Rules coordinator​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

​Key links

Oregon Revised Statutes

Federal OSHA

The FIRM PDF​ or Word​

Technical Manual​​​​