Rulemaking

Acronyms and abbreviations​

AAOHN
American Association of Occupational Health Nurses
AC
Alternating current
ACGIH
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
AGC
Associated General Contractors
AIHA
American Industrial Hygiene Association
AL
Action level
ALH
Agricultural labor housing
ALJ
Administrative law judge
ANSI
American National Standards Institute
AOI
Associated Oregon Industries
AOL
Associated Oregon Loggers
APD
Accident Prevention Division
APHA
American Public Health Association
API
American Petroleum Institute
APR
Air purifying respirator
ASABE
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
ASAE
American Society of Agricultural Engineers (see also ASABE)
ASHRAE
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers
ASME
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
ASSE
American Society of Safety Engineers
ASTM
American Society for Testing and Materials
ATSDR
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
AVD
Alleged violation description
AWS
American Welding Society
BBP
Bloodborne pathogen
BEI
Biological exposure indices
BLM
Bureau of Land Management
BLS
Bureau of Labor Statistics
BNA
Bureau of National Affairs
BOLI
Bureau of Labor and Industries
CAEPH
Center for Applied Environmental Public Health
CAS
Chemical Abstracts Service
CASPA
Complaints Against State Plan Administration
CBRNE
Chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosion
CCOHS
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
CCPS
Center for Chemical Process Safety
CDC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CFR
Code of Federal Regulations
CGA
Compressed Gas Association
CIH
Certified Industrial Hygienist
CIS
Claims Information System
CMIS
Consultation Management Information System
CO
Compliance officer
CPWR
Center to Protect Workers' Rights
CROET
Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology
CSHM
Certified Safety and Health Manager
CSP
Certified Safety Professional
DART
Days away, restricted, or transfer
DAS
Department of Administrative Services
DC
Direct current
DCBS
Department of Consumer and Business Services
DEQ
Department of Environmental Quality
DMV
Division of Motor Vehicles
DOJ
Department of Justice
DOL
Department of Labor
DOT
Department of Transportation
EAP
Employee assistance program
EAP
Emergency action plan
EHP
Environmental Health Perspectives (journal)
EMS
Emergency Management System
ENR
Engineering News Record (journal)
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
FIRM
Field Inspection Reference Manual
FLSA
Fair Labor Standards Act
GFCI
Ground fault circuit interrupter
GOSH
Governor's Occupational Safety and Health conference
GPO
Government Printing Office
Hazwoper
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response
HCO
Health Compliance Officer
HCP
Hearing conservation program
IAQ
Indoor air quality
ICS
Incident command system
IDLH
Immediately dangerous to life and health
IH
Industrial Hygiene or Industrial Hygienist
IMD
Information Management Division
IMIS
Integrated Management Information System
ISEA
International Safety Equipment Association
ISHM
Institute for Safety and Health Management
ISO
International Standards Organization
JCAHO
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations
JEP
Joint Emphasis Program
JHA
Job hazard analysis
JSA
Job safety analysis
L & I
Labor and Industries Building
LEP
Local emphasis program
LOCA
Letters of corrective action
LPG
Liquefied petroleum gas
LWDCIR
Lost work day case incident rate
MMWR
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (federal publication)
MOU
Memorandum of understanding
MSDS
Material safety data sheet
MSHA
Mine Safety and Health Administration
MSPA
Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act
MUTCD
Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
NACOSH
National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
NAICS
North American Industry Classification System
NCCI
National Council of Compensation Insurers
NEC
National Electrical Code
NEMA
National Electrical Manufacturers Association
NEP
National emphasis program
NFPA
National Fire Protection Association
NIEHS
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
NIH
National Institutes of Health
NIOSH
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NORA
National Occupational Research Agenda
NRC
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
NSC
National Safety Council
NSMS
National Safety Management Society
NTP
National Toxicology Program
OAR
Oregon Administrative Rules
OHSU
Oregon Health and Science University
OJT
On-the-job training
OJUA
Oregon Joint Use Association
OLCC
Oregon Liquor Control Commission
OPEU
Oregon Public Employees Union
ORS
Oregon Revised Statutes
OSEA
Oregon Safe Employment Act
OSHA
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHAct
Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (Federal)
OSHSPA
Occupational Safety and Health State Plan Association
OSL
Oregon State Library
OTDA
Oregon Training and Development Association
OUNC
Oregon Underground Notification Center
P & ID
Piping and instrumentation diagram
PD
Program directive
PEL
Permissible Exposure Limit
PERS
Public Employees Retirement System
PHA
Process hazard analysis
PIT
Powered industrial truck
PPE
Personal protective equipment
PSM
Process safety management
PUC
Public Utilities Commission
RFI
Request for Information
ROPS
Rollover protective structures
SAE
Society of Automotive Engineers
SAIF
State Accident Insurance Fund (SAIF)
SARA
Superfund Amendment and Reauthorizations Act of 1986
SCBA
Self contained breathing apparatus
SCO
Safety compliance officer
SHARP
Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program
SHEDS
Safety and Health Enforcement Data System
SIAC
State Industrial Accident Commission
SIC
Standard Industrial Classification
SMA
State Management Association
SOAR
State OSHA annual report
SOP
Standard operating procedure
SSCO
Senior safety compliance officer
STEL
Short term exposure limit
TCIR
Total case incident rates
TLV
Threshold limit value
TOC
Timber Operator's Council
TWA
Time-weighted average
UBC
Uniform Building Code
UL
Underwriter's Laboratories
UMC
Uniform Mechanical Code
UPC
Uniform Plumbing Code
VOC
Volatile organic compound
VPP
Voluntary Protection Program
VPPPA
Voluntary Protection Program Participants' Association
WCB
Workers' Compensation Board
WCD
Workers' Compensation Division
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