Oregon Hand Protection laws & safety compliance analysis

Oregon Hand Protection: What you need to know

Oregon has adopted by reference the federal workplace rules for hand protection (OAR 437-002-0120) in general industry, and added its own provision that is stricter than federal rules that prohibits the use of gloves under certain conditions.

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The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services/Occupational Safety and Health Division (OR-OSHA) administers and enforces safety and health requirements in private and public sector workplaces.

HAND PROTECTION
OAR 437-002-0134(12)

Gloves must not be worn by persons whose hands are exposed to moving parts in which they could be caught.


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