Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Fall protection penalties

Oregon OSHA issues more than $144,000 in fall-protection penalties (Business Insurance, 9/23/22)

OSHA fines 2 contractors $144,000 for repeat fall violations (Salem Reporter, 9/23/22)

Thumbnail of cover from the document Oregon OSHA's fall protection for construction activitiesOregon OSHA’s fall protection for construction activities (2020) Oregon Occupational Safety & Health Division

Heat-related complaints from workers

OSHA: Hundreds of workers filed heat-related complains over summer (KGW, 9/10/22)

Thumbnail of page from the document Key requirements : Oregon OSHA's permanent rules for heat illness preventionKey requirements : Oregon OSHA’s permanent rules for heat illness prevention (2022) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

Thumbnail of document Rest break schedule options for heat illness preventionRest break schedule options for heat illness prevention (2022) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

Safety in hot weather

Governor declares extreme heat state of emergency in most of Oregon (Oregonian, 7/26/2022)

Oregon Gov. Brown declares emergency as heatwave continues (Capital Chronicle, 7/27/2022)

Heat and health: Here’s what to watch for when temperatures climb (OPB, 7/26/2022)

Thumbnail of page from the document Heat exhaustionHeat exhaustion = Agotamiento por el calor (2022) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

Thumbnail of the document Beat the heatBeat the heat (2020) Oregon Health Authority

Reproductive health care audit

Health insurers not following Oregon law requiring free reproductive health care, state audit says (Oregon Capital Chronicle, 6/23/2022)

Thumbnail of cover from the document Preliminary marketwide compliance report on implementation of the Reproductive Health Equity Act.Preliminary marketwide compliance report on implementation of the Reproductive Health Equity Act (2022) Department of Consumer and Business Services, Division of Financial Regulation

New occupational safety rules on heat and smoke

Oregon OSHA announces free resources for employers in support of new heat rules (Business Tribune, 6/7/2022)

Thumbnail of page from the document Heat and wildfire smoke rules - summaryHeat and wildfire smoke rules – summary (2022) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

Thumbnail of page from the document Rest break schedule options for heat illness preventionRest break schedule options for heat illness prevention (2022) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

Thumbnail of page from the document Requisitos clave: normas permanentes de Oregon OSHA para la prevención de enfermedades relacionadas con el calorRequisitos clave : normas permanentes de Oregon OSHA para la prevención de enfermedades relacionadas con el calor (2022) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

Thumbnail of page from the document Key requirements: Oregon OSHA's permanent rules for heat illness preventionKey requirements : Oregon OSHA’s permanent rules for heat illness prevention (2022) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division