Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Working in extreme heat

Construction projects keep pounding away in the heat (Portland Tribune, 8/2/17)

When the temperature goes up, heat can make you sick [PDF] (2013) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

Heat safety : water. rest. shade : the work can’t get done without them [PDF] (2011) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

Heat stress card [DPF] (2006) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

Scaffolding safety

Oregon OSHA cites contractor for multiple safety violations (Business Insurance, 6/23/2017)

Oregon OSHA’s supported scaffolds : requirements and best practices for the construction industry (2015) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

Fall protection in the construction industry (2017) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

Asbestos and lead abatement

Asbestos and lead dust in Oregon home demolitions: Bill would tighten rules (Oregonian, 4/28/2017)

Asbestos : removal, repair, and maintenance : what you need to know (serial) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services

A quick guide to 1926.2 : Oregon OSHA’s construction industry rule for controlling exposure to lead (2011) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services

American Health Care Act impact

Oregon predicts state uninsured rate to triple under GOP health care plan (Oregonian, 3/16/2017)

456k Oregonians would lose health coverage under GOP bill (Bend Bulletin, 3/17/2017)

Gov. Kate Brown: Half million Oregonians could lose insurance under new federal health plan (Statesman Journal, 3/16/2017)

About 1 out of 8 Oregonians would lose health coverage under Republican revamp of Obamacare, state study says (Register Guard, 3/17/2017)

Oregon Governor Says New Health Law Would Triple Uninsured Rate And Cut 23,000 Jobs (OPB, 3/16/2017)

American Health Care Act : impact on Oregonians (2017) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services and Oregon Health Authority