Rulemaking

Agricultural labor housing

Administrative Order Number: 4-2008​
OAR 437-004-1120 - Agriculture Labor Housing (ALH)
Adopted Date: March 24, 2008
Effective Date: May 1, 2008
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Agriculture

Administrative Order Number: 3-2014
Division 4 Subdivisions B, H, L, N, and Z, Hazard Communication standard for agricultural employers, and twelve other rules
Adopted Date: August 8, 2014
Effective Date: August 8, 2014
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Administrative Order Number: 4-2012
Division 4 Sub I, Personal Protective Equipment; and Division 4 Sub Z, Chemicals and Toxins
Adopted Date: September 19, 2012
Effective Date: January 1, 2013
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Administrative Order Number: 4-2010
Division 4 Sub A, General Subjects; Division 4 Sub C, Safety Awareness; and Division 4 Sub K, Medical/First Aid
Adopted Date: July 8, 2010
Effective Date: January 1, 2011
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Air contaminants

Administrative Order Number: 6-2008
Proposed changes to Silica and corrections to Air contaminants in Division 2 General Industry and Division 3 Construction
Adopted Date: May 13, 2008
Effective Date: July 1, 2008
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Appeals

Administrative Order Number: 2-2012
Changes to penalties, appeals, and other rules in Division 1 General Administrative Rules
Adopted Date: May 11, 2012
Effective Date: July 1, 2012
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Confined Spaces

Administrative Order Number: 5-2014
Confined Spaces, OAR 437-002-0146, in general industry and construction
Adopted: October 20, 2014
Effective: January 1, 2015 for general industry, March 1, 2015 for construction
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Administrative Order Number: 6-2012
Confined Spaces OAR 437-002-0146, in General Industry and Construction
Adopted: September 28, 2012
Effective: April 1, 2013
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Cranes and Derricks

Administrative Order Number: 1-2011
Division 2, Construction, Subdivision CC, Cranes and Derricks
Adopted Date: February 9, 2011
Effective Date: February 9, 2011
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Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution

Administrative Order Number: 3-2015
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution; OAR 437-002-2300 through 437-002-2324, for general industry and construction
Adopted Date: October 9, 2015
Effective Date: January 1, 2016
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Electrical

Administrative Order Number: 3-2009
Division 2 Sub S, Electrical (GFCI)
Adopted Date: April 6, 2009
Effective Date: April 17, 2009
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Fire protection

Administrative Order Number: 4-2015
Oregon Rules for Firefighters, OAR 437-002-0182, in Division 2 Sub L
Adopted Date: October 23, 2015
Effective Date: July 1, 2016
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General

Administrative Order Number: AO 2-2009
These changes bring some rules into harmony with statutes, case law and the practices of federal OSHA. We also cleaned up some old-fashioned language in favor of clearer rule writing.
Adopted Date: January 27, 2009
Effective Date: February 3, 2009
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Inspection scheduling

Administrative Order Number: 10-2009
OAR 437-0001-0057 Scheduling inspections (predominantly fixed places of employment). Other rule changes include 437-001-0015 Definitions; 437-001-0055 Priority of Inspections; and 437-001-0420 Decision on Variance Request.
Adopted Date: October 5, 2009
Effective Date: October 5, 2009
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Machine guarding

Administrative Order Number: 7-2009​
Stationary Compactors, Self-Contained Compactors, and Balers Preamble
Adopted Date: July 7, 2009
Effective Date: July 21, 2009
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Oxygen-fuel Gas Welding and Cutting

Administrative Order Number: 6-2015
Oxygen-fuel gas welding, compressed gases, and acetylene in Division 2 General industry, and Division 3 Construction
Adopted Date: October 28, 2014
Effective Date: May 1, 2015
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Penalties

Administrative Order Number: 2-2012
Changes to penalties, appeals, and other rules in Division 1 General Administrative Rules
Adopted Date: May 11, 2012
Effective Date: July 1, 2012
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Personal Protective Equipment

Administrative Order Number: 4-2011 and 5-2011
Federal OSHA’s Standard Improvement Project Phase III (SIP-III), with an emphasis on Oregon-initiated Rules
Adopted Date: December 8, 2011
Effective Date: December 8, 2001 and July 1, 2012
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Safety Committees

Administrative Order Number: 4-2010
Division 4 Sub ​A, General Subjects; Division 4 Sub C, Safety Awareness; and Division 4 Sub K, Medical/First Aid 
Adopted Date: July 8, 2010
Effective Date: January 1, 2011
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Administrative Order Number: 9-2008
Changes to safety committees and safety meetings in the Division 1 General Administrative Rules
Adopted Date: September 19, 2008
Effective Date: January 1, 2009 and September 19, 2009
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Silica

Administrative Order Number: 6-2008
Proposed changes to Silica and corrections to Air contaminants in Division 2 General Industry and Division 3 Construction
Adopted Date: May 13, 2008
Effective Date: July 1, 2008
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Substance-specific Rules

Administrative Order Number: 4-2011 and 5-2011
Federal OSHA’s Standard Improvement Project Phase III (SIP-III), with an emphasis on Oregon-initiated Rules
Adopted Date: December 8, 2011
Effective Date: December 8, 2001 and July 1, 2012
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Contact information

Sue Joye
Rules coordinator
tech.web@oregon.gov​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

​Key links

Oregon Revised Statutes

Federal OSHA

The FIRM PDF​ or Word​

Technical Manual​