|
|
Close





Oregon Violence in the Workplace: What you need to know

Oregon law prohibits the possession or use of firearms, stun guns or tear gas guns, or dangerous weapons (including daggers, clubs and batons, and martial arts weapons such as nunchakus) in public buildings, including state, county, and city buildings; public and private schools; colleges and universities; and hospitals; and their grounds (OR Rev. Stat. Sec. 166.360). Pocketknives with blades less than 4 inches are not considered dangerous weapons. It is unlawful to carry a concealed firearm or have a concealed handgun readily available in a vehicle (OR Rev. Stat. Sec. 166.250).

Join the nation’s top safety experts at the 2017 Workplace Violence Prevention Symposium, March 2-3 in Orlando, Florida. Gain tactical strategies for response and risk management so you can minimize the impact of a violent incident. Register Today!

Employers with six or more employees may not discriminate against an employee because the employee takes leave to address domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking. An employer may limit the amount of leave taken if the leave creates an undue hardship to the employer's business (OR Rev. Stat. Sec. 659A.885).

The Department of Administrative Services (DAS) has been directed by Executive Order to issue guidance for employees and management regarding available support and assistance, including confidential means of seeking assistance and resource and referral information. DAS will post a statewide list with contact information for counseling, advocacy, and referral resources for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking, as well as counseling resources for perpetrators. These notices will be posted in locations of high visibility such as bulletin boards, break rooms, and online sources.

Employees of any state agency who witness threats or incidents of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking in the workplace must report the event immediately ...


>> Read more about Violence in the Workplace

More on this topic:

Weapons
Leave for Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking
State Employees

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | District of Columbia | Florida | Georgia | Idaho | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | Minnesota | Mississippi | Montana | Nevada | New Jersey | New York | North Carolina | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Vermont | Virginia | Washington | Wisconsin |

Oregon Violence in the Workplace Resources

Violence in the Workplace Products

Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of 50 Tips For More Effective Safety Training

Each Safety topic delivers effective training, including train the trainer preparation tips on blended learning programs, multilingual training, and computer-based training.
Download Now!


Covering Safety awareness in:
  • Back Safety
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Safety
  • Forklift Safety
  • Hazardous Waste Operations
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Sexual Harassment and Safety
  • Violence in the Workplace
The report also provides special event and awareness tips like:
  • National Safety Month
  • National Fire Prevention Week
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
This is a time- and work-saving reference packed with effective training information.

Download Now!