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Our Technical Manual is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for any provision of the Oregon Safety Employment Act or any standards issued by Oregon OSHA.
Oregon OSHA's Technical Manual provides practical information and guidance to Oregon OSHA's health and safety compliance officers on a variety of workplace safety and health topics.
The purpose of our Technical Manual is to assist compliance officers in hazard recognition, accident prevention and establishing sound safety and health programs.
The content is based on current Oregon OSHA standards, publications, consensus standards, and the federal OSHA Technical Manual (OTM).
If you have questions regarding the contents of this page, please contact Oregon OSHA Technical Section, 503-378-3272 toll free in Oregon, 800-922-2689 or send email to
Chapter 1: Personal Sampling for Air Contaminants or .docx or .doc
Chapter 2: Occupational Skin Exposure or .docx or .doc
Chapter 3: Technical Equipment: On-site Measurements or .docx or .doc
Chapter 4: Sample Shipping and Handling or .docx or .doc
Chapter 1: Polymer Matrix Materials: Advanced Composites or .doc
Chapter 2: Indoor Air Quality Investigations or .doc
Chapter 3: Ventilation Investigations or .doc
Chapter 4: Heat Stress or .doc
Chapter 5: Noise or .doc
Chapter 6: Laser Hazards or .doc
Chapter 7: Legionnaire's Disease or .doc
Chapter 1: Oil Well Derrick Stability: Guywire Anchor System or .doc
Chapter 2: Petroleum Refining Processes or .doc
Chapter 3: Pressure Vessel Guidelines or .doc
Chapter 4: Industrial Robots and Robot System Safety or .doc
Chaterp 5: Ethanol Processing or .doc
Chapter 1: Demolition or .doc
Chapter 2: Excavations: Hazard Recognition in Trenching and Shoring or .doc
Chapter 3: Controlling Lead Exposures in the Construction Industry: Engineering and Work Practice Controls or .doc
Chapter 4: Fall Protection in Construction or .doc
Chapter 1: Hospital Investigations: Health Hazards or .doc
Chapter 2: Controlling Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Drugs or .doc
Chapter 1: Back Disorders and Injuries or .doc
Chapter 1: Chemical Protective Clothing or .doc
Chapter 2: Respiratory Protection or .doc
Chapter 1: RESERVED
Chapter 1: Metric System Conversion or .doc
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