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Administrative Order 6-2016
Filed 11/10/2016, effective 5/1/2017


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General Information
437-001-0001 to 437-001-0050

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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

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Rule number   Rule name Page #
437-001-0053 Preserving physical 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
 
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

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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

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

Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
437-001-0765

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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