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General Administrative Rules

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Administrative Order 6-2016


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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Table of Contents

 

General Information

437-001-0001 to 437-001-0050 PDF​

Rule number Rule name   Page #  
437-001-0001 Model rules of procedure ​​1-1
437-001-0002 ​Notice of interested persons of rulemaking​ 1-​1
437-001-0005 ​Authority and applicability of rules 1-2
437-001-0010 Purpose and scope of rules ​​1-3
437-001-0015 Definitions ​1-​3
437-001-0020 ​Authority to administer ​1-15
437-001-0025 Liberal construction ​​1-15
437-001-0030 Use of gender and number 1-15
437-001-0035 ​Occupational safety and health rules 1-16
437-001-0045 ​Adoption, amendment, or repeal of rules 1-​16
437-001-0047 Voluntary compliance program, general 1-​17
437-001-0050 Enforcement program, general ​​1-18
 

Inspections

437-001-0053 to 437-001-0099 PDF​

Rule number Rule name   Page #  
437-001-0053 Preserving p​hysical​ evidence at the scene of an accident 1-​19
437-001-0055 Priority of inspections​ 1-19
437-001-0057 Scheduling inspections ​1-20
  ​Health inspections by NAICS
Safety inspections by NAICS
Safety inspections by tier and rank​
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437-001-0060 Advance notice 1-28
437-001-0065 Right of entry 1-29
437-001-0070 Inspection warrants ​1-30
437-001-0075 Opening conference 1-30
437-001-0080 Inspection without employer or employer representative 1-32
437-001-0085 ​Employee representation on inspection team 1-32
437-001-0090 Inspection procedures 1-​32
437-001-0096 Red warning notice 1-34
437-001-0099 Closing conference 1-35
 

Violations and Penalties

437-001-0135 to 437-001-0203 PDF​

Rule number Rule name   Page #  
437-​001-0135 Evaluation of probability to establish penalties 1-37
437-001-0140 ​Evaluation of severity to establish penalties 1-38
437-001-0145 Penalty for other-than-serious or serious violation 1-38
437-001-0155 Determination of penalty - failure to correct 1-​41
437-001-0160 ​Penalty criteria - repeat violation 1-​42
437-001-0165 ​Determination of penalty - repeat Violation 1-43
437-001-0170 ​Determination of penalty - failure to report an occupational fatality, catastrophe, or accident 1-44
437-001-0171 Determination of penalty - failure to register a farm labor camp/facility 1-​44
437-001-0175 Determination of penalty - willful or egregious violation 1-​45
437-001-0176 Determination of penalty - failure to notify employees of advance notice 1-​45
437-001-0180 ​Determination of penalty - relating to red warning notice 1-​45
437-001-0201 Determination of penalty - relating to field sanitation 1-​45
437-001-0203 ​Determination of penalty - relating to violations which have no probability and severity 1-​46
 

Citations and Corrections

437-001-0205 to 437-001-0265 (excluding 0255) PDF​

Rule number Rule name   Page #  
437-​001-0205 ​Citations and notice of penalty 1-47​
437-001-0215 ​Employer response to citation and notice of penalty 1-48
437-001-0220 Payment of penalties 1-48
437-001-0225 Penalty for falsification 1-​48
437-001-0230 ​Correction of violation 1-​49
437-001-0231 ​Abatement verification 1-49
437-001-0235 ​Failure to correct violation 1-50
437-001-0240 Extension of correction date - application 1-​50
437-001-0245 Extension of correction date - decision 1-​51
437-001-0250 Extension of correction date - revocation 1-​52
437-001-0251 ​Extension of correction date - hearing on the application 1-​52
437-001-0265 Amendment or withdrawal of citation 1-53
 

Requesting an Appeal and an Informal Conference

437-001-0255 to 437-001-0270 PDF​

Rule number Rule name   Page #  
437-​001-0255 ​Requesting an appeal and an informal conference 1-55​
437-001-0270 ​Discretion if there is no timely appeal 1-56
 

Posting

437-001-0275 to 437-001-0280 PDF​

Rule number Rule name   Page #  
437-​001-0275 ​Posting requirements 1-57
437-001-0280 ​Posting on selected multi-employer job sites 1-58
 

Complaints

437-001-0285 to 437-001-0295 PDF​

Rule number Rule name   Page #  
437-​001-0285 ​Form and content of a complaint 1-59
437-001-0290 ​Division action on complaints 1-59
437-001-0295 Discrimination complaint 1-60
 

Variances

437-001-0400 to 437-001-0435 (excluding 0255) PDF​

Rule number Rule name   Page #  
437-​001-0400 ​Application for a variance 1-61
437-001-0405 ​Interim order relating to a variance 1-63
437-001-0410 Administrative action on variance application 1-63
437-001-0411 Hearings for variance applications 1-​64
437-001-0415 Criteria for variance approval ​1-​65
437-001-0420 ​Decision on variance request 1-66
437-001-0425 Employer's duty to meet variance terms 1-67
437-001-0430 ​Modification or revocation of a variance 1-67
437-001-0435 ​Effect of a variance granted by the U.S. Secretary of Labor 1-​69
 

Consultative Services for Public and Private Sector Employers

437-001-0450 to 437-001-0460 PDF​

Rule number Rule name   Page #  
437-​001-0450 ​Voluntary compliance consultative services 1-71​
437-001-0455 ​Application for consultative services 1-71
437-001-0460 Consultation 1-71
 

Recordkeeping and Reporting

437-001-0700 to 437-001-0742

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​.​

Rule number Rule name   Page #  
437-​001-0700 Recording workplace injuries and illnesses 1-73
  ​Appendix A to 437-001-0700, (Nonmandatory)Age related hearing loss 1-95
  Appendix B to 437-001-0700, (Nonmandatory) Hearing loss recordability flowchart 1-99
437-001-0704 Reporting fatalities and injuries to Oregon OSHA 1-101
437-001-0706 Recordkeeping for health care assaults ​1-​103
  Appendix A to 437-001-0706, Instructions for recording health care assaults ​1-105
  Appendix B to 437-001-0706, Safety of health care employees 1-109
  Healthcare facility inspection decision-making flowchart  
437-001-0740 ​Falsification or failure to keep and post records or make reports 1-​115
437-001-0742 Recordkeeping variances and exceptions 1-115
 

Rules for All Workplaces

437-001-0760 PDF​

Rule number Rule name   Page #  
437-​001-0760 Rules for all workplaces 1-117
 

Safety Committees and Safety Meetings

437-001-0765 PDF​

Rule number Rule name   Page #  
437-​001-0765 ​Safety committees and safety meetings 1-121​
  See also:
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings Quick Guide
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings Fact Sheet
 
 

Occupational Safety and Health Grant Program

437-001-0800 to 437-001-0810 PDF​

Rule number Rule name   Page #  
437-​001-0800 ​Application procedures 1-127
437-001-0805 ​Application review 1-127
437-001-0810 Grant awards 1-128
 

Administration of Loss Prevention Activities by Insurers/Self-Insured Employers, General

437-001-1005 to 437-001-1020 PDF​

Rule number Rule name   Page #  
437-​001-1005 ​Authority and applicability of rules 1-131
437-001-1010 ​Purpose and scope 1-131
437-001-1015 Definitions 1-131
437-001-1020 General requirements 1-133
 

Insurers' Program

437-001-1025 to 437-001-1040 PDF​

Rule number Rule name   Page #  
437-​001-1025 ​Notification of services 1-135
437-001-1030 ​Requests for services 1-135
437-001-1035 Loss prevention services 1-136
437-001-1040 Required loss prevention services 1-137
 

Self-Insured and Group Self-Insured Employers' Program

437-001-1050 to 437-001-1060 PDF​

Rule number Rule name   Page #  
437-​001-1050 ​Self-insured and group self-insured employer loss prevention assistance 1-139
437-001-1055 Self-insured and group self-insured employer loss prevention programs 1-139
437-001-1060 Self-insured and group self-insured employer loss prevention effort 1-140
 

Assessment of Civil Penalties

437-001-1065 PDF​

Rule number Rule name   Page #  
437-​001-1065 Penalty provisions for insurers 1-141
  ​Penalty provisions for self-insured employers 1-141
 

Notes

Historical notes 1-143
​Tables 1-147
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