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COVID-19 and Oregon OSHA

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First and foremost, employers do need to understand that, even in unusual times like this, employees are still exposed to hazards and it is still the employers’ responsibility to ensure that their employees are adequately protected from those hazards.

Updates from Oregon OSHA

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​COVID-19-Related Rule Updates

Infectious Disease Advisory Committee

November 6, 2020


Clarifying the Relationship between Temporary COVID-19 Rulemaking and other ongoing rulemaking activities.
En Español - Aclarando la relación entre la reglamentación temporal sobre el COVID-19 y otras actividades en curso de reglamentación.


The Temporary rule addressing the COVID-19 emergency in employer-provided housing, labor-intensive agricultural operations, and agricultural transportation was set to expire on October 24, 2020. On October 23, 2020 Governor Brown issued an Executive Order (20-58) extending the requirements of employer-provided housing (Section 2) of the Temporary Rule. Labor-intensive agricultural operation (Section 1) and agricultural transportation (Section 3) of the temporary rule expired on October 24, 2020 and are no longer in effect.






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