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​​​​​​​​​​COVID-19-related Rule updates

Infectious Disease Advisory Committee

October 23, 2020

Clarifying the Relationship between Oregon OSHA’s Temporary COVID-19 Rulemaking and other Ongoing Oregon OSHA Rulemaking Activities (en Español - Aclarando la relación entre la reglamentación temporal sobre el COVID-19 de Oregon OSHA y otras actividades en curso de reglamentación de Oregon OSHA)


437-001-0749 Temporary rule addressing the COVID-19 emergency in employer-provided housing, labor-intensive agricultural operations, and agricultural transportation, Administrative Order 2-2020, filed 4/28/2020, effective 5/11/2020 through 10/25/2020

Food Security and Farmworker Safety Project (Apply for financial assistance - Program ending October 25, 2020​​)


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Table of contents

Subdivision A, General Subjects
437-004-0001 to 437-004-009

Administrative Order 4-2010
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-0001 Application A-1
437-004-0002Scope A-1
437-004-0003Exclusive Coverage A-2
437-004-0005Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records A-2
437-004-0099General Standards A-3

Subdivision B, Definitions
437-004-0100 to 437-004-0150

Administrative Order 3-2014
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-0100Universal Definitions B-1
437-004-0150Standards Organizations B-7

Subdivision C, Safety Awareness
437-004-0240 to 437-004-0251

Administrative Order 4-2010
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-0240Safety Orientation for Seasonal Workers C-1
437-004-0251Safety Committees and Safety Meetings C-2

Subdivision D, Work Surfaces
437-004-0310 to 437-004-0390

Administrative Order 9-2006
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-0310Working Surfaces D-1
437-004-0320Guarding Floor and Wall Openings and Holes D-2
437-004-0330Fixed Industrial Stairs D-8
437-004-0340Portable Ladders D-11
437-004-0350Orchard Ladders D-17
437-004-0360Fixed Ladders D-18
437-004-0370Scaffolding D-29
437-004-0380Manually Propelled Mobile Ladder Stands and Scaffolds (Towers) D-39
437-004-0390Other Working Surfaces D-40

Subdivision E, Exits/Plans
437-004-0405 to 437-004-0450

Administrative Order 9-2006
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-0405Exits and Emergency Action Plan E-1
437-004-0450Emergency Action Plan E-2

Subdivision F, Manlifts
437-004-0570

Administrative Order 4-1998
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-0570Manlifts F-1

Subdivision G, Health/Environment
437-004-0610 to 437-004-0650

Administrative Order 9-2006
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-0610Ventilation G-1
437-004-0630Noise Exposure G-1
437-004-0650Ionizing Radiation G-6

Subdivision H, Hazardous Materials
437-004-0710 to 437-004-0950

Administrave Order 3-2014
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-0710Compressed Gases H-1
437-004-0715Acetylene H-2
437-004-0716Oxygen H-2
437-004-0717Hydrogen H-7
437-004-0720Flammable Liquids H-7
437-004-0725Spray Finishing H-15
437-004-0770Explosives and Blasting Agents H-17
437-004-0780Storage and Handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gases H-17
437-004-0790Use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas or Natural Gas in Fields and Orchards H-68
437-004-0800Storage and Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia H-69
437-004-0950Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response H-89

Subdivision I, Protective Equipment
437-004-1005 to 437-004-1075

Administrative Order 4-2012
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-1005General Requirements I-1
437-004-1020Personal Fall Protection I-4
437-004-1030Work Clothing I-6
437-004-1035Eye and Face Protection I-7
437-004-1041Respiratory Protection I-8
 Appendix A - Fit Testing Procedures (Mandatory) I-27
 Appendix B-1 - User Seal Check Procedures (Mandatory) I-47
 Appendix B-2 - Respirator Cleaning Procedures (Mandatory) I-49
 Appendix C - Respirator Medical Evaluation Questionnaire (Mandatory) - English I-51
 Apendice C - Cuestionario De Evaluacion Medica Respiratoria (Obligatorio) - Spanish I-59
 Appendix D - Information for Employees Voluntarily Using Respirators (Mandatory) - English I-67
 Apendice D - Informacion Para Trabajadores Que Usan Respiradores Voluntariamente (Obligatorio) - Spanish I-69
437-004-1050Head Protection I-71
437-004-1060Hand and Foot Protection I-71
437-004-1070Working Underway on Water I-73
437-004-1075Working Over or in Water I-74
Appendix Ato Subdivision I - Non mandatory Sample Hazard Assessment for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) I-75

Subdivision J, Work Environment
437-004-1105 to 437-004-1275

Administrative Order 4-2011
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​​​​​​​​​​COVID-19-related Rule updates

Infectious Disease Advisory Committee

October 23, 2020

Clarifying the Relationship between Oregon OSHA’s Temporary COVID-19 Rulemaking and other Ongoing Oregon OSHA Rulemaking Activities (en Español - Aclarando la relación entre la reglamentación temporal sobre el COVID-19 de Oregon OSHA y otras actividades en curso de reglamentación de Oregon OSHA)


437-001-0749 Temporary rule addressing the COVID-19 emergency in employer-provided housing, labor-intensive agricultural operations, and agricultural transportation, Administrative Order 2-2020, filed 4/28/2020, effective 5/11/2020 through 10/25/2020

Food Security and Farmworker Safety Project (Apply for financial assistance - Program ending October 25, 2020​​)

Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-1105Sanitation J-1
437-004-1110Field Sanitation for Hand Labor Work J-4
437-004-1120Agricultural Labor Housing and Related Facilities J-7
437-004-1140Lighting J-26
437-004-1150Safety Colors for Marking Physical Hazards J-26
437-004-1180Accident Prevention Signs J-26
437-004-1250Confined and Hazardous Spaces J-29
437-004-1260Manure Lagoons, Storage Ponds, Vats, Pits and Separators J-32
437-004-1275The Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) J-34
 Appendix A J-43

Subdivision K, Medical/First Aid
437-004-1305

Administrative Order 4-2010
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-1305Medical Services and First Aid K-1

Subdivision L, Fire
437-004-1430 to 437-004-1470

Administrative Order 3-2014
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-1430Sources of Fire L-1
437-004-1440Required Postings L-2
437-004-1450Extinguishers L-3
437-004-1460Fire Prevention Plan L-4
437-004-1470Employee Equipment and Training L-4

Subdivision M, Compressed Gasses
437-004-1505 to 437-004-1525

Administrative Order 4-1998
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-1505Air Receivers and Pressure Systems M-1
437-004-1525Boilers and Steam Systems M-3

Subdivision N, Material Handling
437-004-1610 to 437-004-1825

Administrative Order 3-2014
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-1610General Requirements N-1
437-004-1630Conveyors N-3
437-004-1670Automotive Hoists N-4
437-004-1680Storage of Hazardous Chemicals N-4
437-004-1700Forklifts and Other Powered Industrial Trucks N-6
437-004-1750Helicopters N-12
437-004-1805Rope, Chain, Rigging, and Hoists N-14
437-004-1825Tackle and Hoisting Equipment N-15

Subdivision O, Equipment Guarding
437-004-1910 to 437-004-2100

Administrative Order 9-2006
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-1910General Equipment Guarding O-1
437-004-1940Farm Field Equipment O-3
437-004-1970Farmstead Equipment O-5
437-004-2000Powered Saws O-8
437-004-2100Grinders O-11

Subdivision P, Small Tools
437-004-2220 to 437-004-2260

Administrative Order 7-2008
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-2220General Requirements - Small Tools P-1
437-004-2230Guarding of Portable Powered Tools P-2
437-004-2240Power Lawnmowers P-14
437-004-2260Other Portable Tools and Equipment P-16

Subdivision Q, Welding
437-004-2310 to 437-004-2400

Administrative Order 2-2010
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-2310General Requirements Q-1
437-004-2350Oxygen-Fuel Gas Welding and Cutting Q-6
437-004-2400Arc Welding and Cutting Q-12

Subdivision S, Electricity
437-004-2810 to 437-004-3075

Administrative Order 9-2006
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-2810General Requirements S-1
437-004-2850Temporary Lighting and Wiring S-2
437-004-2860Flexible Cable and Extension Cords S-3
437-004-2870Attachment Plugs and Receptacles S-4
437-004-2880Cord and Plug-Connected Equipment S-5
437-004-2900Grounding and Bonding S-6
437-004-2950Switches and Circuit Breakers S-7
437-004-3000Identification and Load Ratings S-8
437-004-3050Work Near Overhead Lines S-8
437-004-3075Agricultural Buildings with Special Hazards S-9

Subdivision T, Miscellaneous
437-004-3100

Administrative Order 9-2006
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-3100Excavation T-1

Subdivision U, Vehicles
437-004-3410 to 437-004-3660

Administrative Order 9-2006
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-3410Agricultural, Commercial and Industrial Vehicles U-1
 Appendix A to 437-004-3410, Specific Equipment U-9
437-004-3420Working from Vehicles and Vehicle Loads U-11
437-004-3430Training for Agriculture Tractor Operators U-11
437-004-3460Industrial Vehicles U-12
437-004-3480Bridges, Roads and Ramps U-12
437-004-3550Servicing Multipiece and Single Piece Rim Wheels U-13
437-004-3600Roll-Over Protective Structures (ROPS) for Tractors in Agriculture U-13
437-004-3650Roll-Over Protective Structures - Industrial Vehicles U-17
437-004-3660Vehicle-Mounted Elevating and Rotating Work Platforms U-18

Subdivision W, Worker Protection Standard
437-004-6000, 170.1-170.260

Administrative Order 2-2018
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- EPA poster, Protect Yourself from Pesticides

Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-6000Adoption by Reference of Federal Standard W-1
437-004-6001Expiration and Implementation Dates W-2
Subpart D - General Provisions
170.301Scope and Purpose W-5
170.303Applicability of this part W-5
170.305Definitions W-6
170.309Agricultural employer duties W-11
170.311Display requirements for pesticide safety information and pesticide application and hazard information W-14
170.313Commercial pesticide handler employer duties W-19
170.315Prohibited actions W-22
Subpart E - Requirements for Protection of Agricultural Workers
170.401Training requirements for workers W-25
437-004-6401Effective dates for worker training programs in Oregon W-26
170.403Establishment-specific information for workers W-29
170.405Entry restrictions associated with pesticide applications W-30
437-004-6405Restrictions associated with outdoor production pesticide application W-30
437-004-6406Pesticide spray drift and innovative methods W-34
170.407Worker entry restrictions after pesticide applications W-37
170.409Oral and posted notification of worker entry restrictions W-37
170.411Decontamination supplies for workers W-44
Subpart F - Requirements for Protection of Agricultural Pesticide Handlers
170.501Training requirements for handlers W-47
437-004-6501Handler training programs in Oregon W-48
437-004-6502Oregon requirements for Worker Protection Standard trainers of handlers who qualify using train-the-trainer programs W-49
170.503Knowledge of labeling, application-specific, and establishment-specific information for handlers W-50
170.505Requirements during applications to protect handlers, workers, and other persons W-51
170.507Personal protective equipment W-52
437-004-6508Respiratory Protection W-55
170.509Decontamination and eye flushing supplies for handlers W-58
437-004-6509Emergency eye-washes and eye flushing supplies W-59
Subpart G - Exemptions, Exceptions and Equivalency
170.601Exemptions W-61
170.603Exceptions for entry by wokers during restricted-entry intervals W-62
170.605Agricultural employer responsibilities to protect workers entering treated areas during a restricted-entry interval W-65
170.607Exceptions to personal protective equipment requirements specified on pesticide product labeling W-67

Subdivision Z, Chemical/Toxins
437-004-9000 to 437-004-9860

Administrative Order 3-2014
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Rule number  Rule namePage #
437-004-9000Air Contaminants Z-1
 Table Z-1 Z-5
 Table Z-2 Z-25
 Table Z-3 Z-27
437-004-9010Fumigated Areas Z-29
437-004-9050Asbestos Z-31
437-004-909013 Carcinogens Z-32
437-004-9600Lead Z-32
437-004-9620Cadmium Z-35
437-004-9626Chromium (VI) Z-35
437-004-9640Benzene Z-36
437-004-9650Bloodborne Pathogens Z-37
437-004-9710Acrylonitrile Z-38
437-004-9720Thiram Z-38
437-004-9740Ethylene Oxide Z-43
437-004-9760Formaldehyde Z-44
437-004-9780Methylenedianiline Z-44
437-004-9800Hazard Communication Standard for Agricultural Employers Z-44
437-004-9830Retention of Department of Transportation (DOT) Markings, Placards and Labels Z-59
437-004-9850Pipe Labeling Z-59
437-004-9860Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories Z-65

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