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Construction Depot

Safety and health newsletter for the Oregon construction industry

December 15, 2015


New reporting and recordkeeping rules take effect Jan. 1, 2016

Did you remember that the changes to Oregon OSHA's reporting and recording requirements for injuries and illnesses take effect on Jan. 1, 2016? In March 2015, Oregon OSHA adopted changes to its recordkeeping and reporting rules after federal OSHA changed its recordkeeping and reporting requirements. Those changes take effect Jan. 1. Here is a summary of what you need to know.

On Jan. 1, there will be two Oregon OSHA rules for reporting and recording injuries and illnesses.

437-001-0704, Reporting Fatalities and Injuries to Oregon OSHA - This new rule requires employers to:

437-001-0700, Recording Workplace Injuries and Illnesses - There are three key changes in this rule:



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