Oregon Training laws & safety compliance analysis

Oregon Training : What you need to know

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Oregon has adopted by reference the federal workplace safety and health training requirements and has adopted its own requirements for bloodborne pathogens, crane operators, and pesticide agricultural workers and handlers that are stricter than federal rules. See the TABLE for the state-specific safety training requirements.

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See the national TRAINING analysis for information on federal training requirements.

The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (OR OSHA) administers and enforces occupational safety and health and pesticide agricultural worker and handler training requirements in public and private sector workplaces.

State Requirements
Topic Training Refresher Training
Bloodborne pathogensOregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 437-002-1030 Employers that select new safer medical devices must train affected employees in the use of the safer medical devices before the employees use the devices. None specified
Cranes and derricksOAR 437-002-0228 Employees who operate cranes or derricks must be properly trained and have sufficient practical experience in the safe operation of all cranes and derricks. None specified
Pesticides—Workers/HandlersOAR 437-002-0377 Agricultural hand laborers must be given a copy of the OR OSHA brochure titled “Safe Practices When Working Around Hazardous Agricultural Chemicals.” None specified

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