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New website coming soon

Oregon OSHA is launching a new website in the coming weeks. You will need to update your bookmarks.
The new website is designed to work well on mobile devices and increase accessibility for people with disabilities.

Heat illness

Stay safe working in hot weather

Heat illness can be deadly. Learn how to spot the signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke, and more importantly, learn how to prevent these heat-related illness.

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Join the Oregon OSHA team

Join the Oregon OSHA team

Make a difference for employees statewide.

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Resource Newsletter

Inside the June issue:

A long and winding road: Injured workers and safe workplaces
Trenches kill. We know they kill. And yet...
Meet the health and safety director for Anderson Construction

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Construction Depot

Construction Depot

In this issue: The final hazard communication deadline is June 1, 2016,
Top 5 construction violations in Oregon, January to April 2016,
Retention periods for Oregon OSHA-required documents,
Layton Construction 'stands down' for falls in construction

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Latest initial reports of workplace fatalities

6/07/2016 Crushed by
6/06/2016 Medical issues
6/03/2016 Medical issues
6/01/2016 Burns

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"A death in the workplace is always a death that comes too soon." ~ Michael Wood, Oregon OSHA Administrator.


Reporting a Fatality

telephone keypad Call (503) 378-3272 or (800) 922-2689 to report overnight hospitalizations, catastrophes, or fatalities.

New employers and small business owners

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Tools of the Trade is a special website just for new employers and small business owners. With a few mouse clicks, you'll learn what you need to know about Oregon OSHA and how to keep your employees safe.

Oregon Small Business Guide to Insurance and Worksite Safety

Oregon small business guide to insurance and worksite safety

The Department of Consumer and Business Services' guide to insurance and worksite safety for small businesses.

Reports and statistics

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Fatality reports and statistics

More reports and statistics

Record keeping Rules, Forms, and information

Working with you

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Office locations

Advisory committees


Interagency agreements

Letters of agreement


SHARP Participants

Voluntary Protection Participants (VPP)

Get business help

Heat-related illness

Are you starting a new business? Have you been in business awhile? Business Xpress, Oregon's one-stop business portal has answeres to all your questions. Business Xpress


What's New

See our What's New page for a complete list

06/17/16 Water Quality Evaluation

06/08/16 Federal OSHA changes to Eye and Face Protection Consensus Standards in General Industry, Construction, and Maritime Activities

06/07/16 Stay safe working in hot weather

News Releases

News Releases

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Mobile apps

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Oregon OSHA has mobile and desktop apps.
Safe Lifting Calculator
Ladder Safety

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Appeals process

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Use our online tool for appealing a citation or requesting an extension. For more information about the appeals process, visit the Enforcement section of our website.

Publications - new and revised

Audio Visual Library New Arrivals

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Distracted Driving

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Distracted driving is an epidemic in the United States, and its often fatal consequences are a threat to your workers, your business and the public.

The history of workplace safety in Oregon

The history of workplace safety in Oregon

Workplace safety is not just about rules and regulations. Explore the history of workplace safety in Oregon with this timeline slide show.