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Like cultivating a crop, cultivating a safe workplace requires commitment and knowing what to do. Oregon OSHA’s most violated agriculture rules include: toilet and hand washing facilities for hand labor work, living areas and site requirements for agricultural labor housing, no safety committees or safety meetings, and no written hazard communication program.

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  • English
    • Application Exclusion Zone (AEZ) Explained
      This video explains Oregon OSHA's application exclusion zone in the worker protection standard
      English   Length: 5 minutes  
    • U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers YouTube Channel
      This channel is a joint effort by all 10 Agricultural Safety and Health Centers to share the videos we have created. Video playlists include: Heat Illness (Español/Spanish)​, Livestock Safety, Forestry and Logging Safety, Needlestick Prevention, Pesticide Safety​, and many more.
      English   Length: various  
    • Work Smarter Not Harder grant projects video
      Developed by the Oregon Association of Nurserymen by a workplace education and training grant from Oregon Occupational Safety and Health (Oregon OSHA)
      English   Length: 15:06 minutes  
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Infectious Disease Rulemaking

Infectious Disease Advisory Committee

Proposed rule and hearing schedule notice ​filed September 30, 2021 Amending Rules Addressing the COV​ID-19 Public Health Emergency in All Oregon Workplaces

Rule Addressing the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency in All Oregon Workplaces
Adopt​ed September 14, 2021, Effective September 16, 2021

Labor Housing Rulemaking

October 11, 2021 - Proposed ​Amendments to Rules Addressing the COVID-19 Workplace Requirements for Employer-Provided Labor Housing​​
Text of changes​​​​

​COVID-19 Workplace Requir​ements for Employer-Provided Labor Housing​​
Adopted June 30, 2021, Effective June 30, 2021​

Supplemental Employer-Provided Labor Housing Inspection Checklist​
July 2, 2021​


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