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

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

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

Administrative Order 3-2014
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Rule number   Rule name Page #
437-004-0100 Universal Definitions B-1
437-004-0150 Standards 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 name Page #
437-004-0240 Safety Orientation for Seasonal Workers C-1
437-004-0251 Safety 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 name Page #
437-004-0310 Working Surfaces D-1
437-004-0320 Guarding Floor and Wall Openings and Holes D-2
437-004-0330 Fixed Industrial Stairs D-8
437-004-0340 Portable Ladders D-11
437-004-0350 Orchard Ladders D-17
437-004-0360 Fixed Ladders D-18
437-004-0370 Scaffolding D-29
437-004-0380 Manually Propelled Mobile Ladder Stands and Scaffolds (Towers) D-39
437-004-0390 Other 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 name Page #
437-004-0405 Exits and Emergency Action Plan E-1
437-004-0450 Emergency Action Plan E-2

Subdivision F, Manlifts

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

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

Administrative Order 9-2006
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Rule number   Rule name Page #
437-004-0610 Ventilation G-1
437-004-0630 Noise Exposure G-1
437-004-0650 Ionizing 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 name Page #
437-004-0710 Compressed Gases H-1
437-004-0715 Acetylene H-2
437-004-0716 Oxygen H-2
437-004-0717 Hydrogen H-7
437-004-0720 Flammable Liquids H-7
437-004-0725 Spray Finishing H-15
437-004-0770 Explosives and Blasting Agents H-17
437-004-0780 Storage and Handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gases H-17
437-004-0790 Use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas or Natural Gas in Fields and Orchards H-68
437-004-0800 Storage and Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia H-69
437-004-0950 Hazardous 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 name Page #
437-004-1005 General Requirements I-1
437-004-1020 Personal Fall Protection I-4
437-004-1030 Work Clothing I-6
437-004-1035 Eye and Face Protection I-7
437-004-1041 Respiratory 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
437-004-1050 Head Protection I-71
437-004-1060 Hand and Foot Protection I-71
437-004-1070 Working Underway on Water I-73
437-004-1075 Working Over or in Water I-74
Appendix A to 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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Rule number   Rule name Page #
437-004-1105 Sanitation J-1
437-004-1110 Field Sanitation for Hand Labor Work J-4
437-004-1120 Agricultural Labor Housing and Related Facilities J-7
437-004-1140 Lighting J-26
437-004-1150 Safety Colors for Marking Physical Hazards J-26
437-004-1180 Accident Prevention Signs J-26
437-004-1250 Confined and Hazardous Spaces J-29
437-004-1260 Manure Lagoons, Storage Ponds, Vats, Pits and Separators J-32
437-004-1275 The Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) J-34
  Appendix A J-43

Subdivision K, Medical/First Aid

Administrative Order 4-2010
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Rule number   Rule name Page #
437-004-1305 Medical 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 name Page #
437-004-1430 Sources of Fire L-1
437-004-1440 Required Postings L-2
437-004-1450 Extinguishers L-3
437-004-1460 Fire Prevention Plan L-4
437-004-1470 Employee 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 name Page #
437-004-1505 Air Receivers and Pressure Systems M-1
437-004-1525 Boilers 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 name Page #
437-004-1610 General Requirements N-1
437-004-1630 Conveyors N-3
437-004-1670 Automotive Hoists N-4
437-004-1680 Storage of Hazardous Chemicals N-4
437-004-1700 Forklifts and Other Powered Industrial Trucks N-6
437-004-1750 Helicopters N-12
437-004-1805 Rope, Chain, Rigging, and Hoists N-14
437-004-1825 Tackle 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 name Page #
437-004-1910 General Equipment Guarding O-1
437-004-1940 Farm Field Equipment O-3
437-004-1970 Farmstead Equipment O-5
437-004-2000 Powered Saws O-8
437-004-2100 Grinders O-11

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

Administrative Order 7-2008
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Rule number   Rule name Page #
437-004-2220 General Requirements - Small Tools P-1
437-004-2230 Guarding of Portable Powered Tools P-2
437-004-2240 Power Lawnmowers P-14
437-004-2260 Other 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 name Page #
437-004-2310 General Requirements Q-1
437-004-2350 Oxygen-Fuel Gas Welding and Cutting Q-6
437-004-2400 Arc 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 name Page #
437-004-2810 General Requirements S-1
437-004-2850 Temporary Lighting and Wiring S-2
437-004-2860 Flexible Cable and Extension Cords S-3
437-004-2870 Attachment Plugs and Receptacles S-4
437-004-2880 Cord and Plug-Connected Equipment S-5
437-004-2900 Grounding and Bonding S-6
437-004-2950 Switches and Circuit Breakers S-7
437-004-3000 Identification and Load Ratings S-8
437-004-3050 Work Near Overhead Lines S-8
437-004-3075 Agricultural Buildings with Special Hazards S-9

Subdivision T, Miscellaneous

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

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

Administrative Order 9-2006
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Rule number   Rule name Page #
437-004-3410 Agricultural, Commercial and Industrial Vehicles U-1
  Appendix A to 437-004-3410, Specific Equipment U-9
437-004-3420 Working from Vehicles and Vehicle Loads U-11
437-004-3430 Training for Agriculture Tractor Operators U-11
437-004-3460 Industrial Vehicles U-12
437-004-3480 Bridges, Roads and Ramps U-12
437-004-3550 Servicing Multipiece and Single Piece Rim Wheels U-13
437-004-3600 Roll-Over Protective Structures (ROPS) for Tractors in Agriculture U-13
437-004-3650 Roll-Over Protective Structures - Industrial Vehicles U-17
437-004-3660 Vehicle-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 name Page #
437-004-6000 Adoption by Reference of Federal Standard W-1
437-004-6001 Expiration and Implementation Dates W-2
Subpart D - General Provisions
170.301 Scope and Purpose W-5
170.303 Applicability of this part W-5
170.305 Definitions W-6
170.309 Agricultural employer duties W-11
170.311 Display requirements for pesticide safety information and pesticide application and hazard information W-14
170.313 Commercial pesticide handler employer duties W-19
170.315 Prohibited actions W-22
Subpart E - Requirements for Protection of Agricultural Workers
170.401 Training requirements for workers W-25
437-004-6401 Effective dates for worker training programs in Oregon W-26
170.403 Establishment-specific information for workers W-29
170.405 Entry restrictions associated with pesticide applications W-30
437-004-6405 Restrictions associated with outdoor production pesticide application W-30
437-004-6406 Pesticide spray drift and innovative methods W-34
170.407 Worker entry restrictions after pesticide applications W-37
170.409 Oral and posted notification of worker entry restrictions W-37
170.411 Decontamination supplies for workers W-44
Subpart F - Requirements for Protection of Agricultural Pesticide Handlers
170.501 Training requirements for handlers W-47
437-004-6501 Handler training programs in Oregon W-48
437-004-6502 Oregon requirements for Worker Protection Standard trainers of handlers who qualify using train-the-trainer programs W-49
170.503 Knowledge of labeling, application-specific, and establishment-specific information for handlers W-50
170.505 Requirements during applications to protect handlers, workers, and other persons W-51
170.507 Personal protective equipment W-52
437-004-6508 Respiratory Protection W-55
170.509 Decontamination and eye flushing supplies for handlers W-58
437-004-6509 Emergency eye-washes and eye flushing supplies W-59
Subpart G - Exemptions, Exceptions and Equivalency
170.601 Exemptions W-61
170.603 Exceptions for entry by wokers during restricted-entry intervals W-62
170.605 Agricultural employer responsibilities to protect workers entering treated areas during a restricted-entry interval W-65
170.607 Exceptions 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 name Page #
437-004-9000 Air Contaminants Z-1
  Table Z-1 Z-5
  Table Z-2 Z-25
  Table Z-3 Z-27
437-004-9010 Fumigated Areas Z-29
437-004-9050 Asbestos Z-31
437-004-9090 13 Carcinogens Z-32
437-004-9600 Lead Z-32
437-004-9620 Cadmium Z-35
437-004-9626 Chromium (VI) Z-35
437-004-9640 Benzene Z-36
437-004-9650 Bloodborne Pathogens Z-37
437-004-9710 Acrylonitrile Z-38
437-004-9720 Thiram Z-38
437-004-9740 Ethylene Oxide Z-43
437-004-9760 Formaldehyde Z-44
437-004-9780 Methylenedianiline Z-44
437-004-9800 Hazard Communication Standard for Agricultural Employers Z-44
437-004-9830 Retention of Department of Transportation (DOT) Markings, Placards and Labels Z-59
437-004-9850 Pipe Labeling Z-59
437-004-9860 Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories Z-65

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