National Safety Training offers the University of South Florida OSHA Outreach training courses that are accepted nationwide and throughout the state of Oregon. The OSHA 10 hour training and OSHA 30 hour training courses below can be taken for all workers in Oregon that need OSHA Outreach 10 hour or 30 hour cards. In addition, if you relocate to another state, the same card will be honored there.
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Oregon OSHA Training Information
The state of Oregon, under an agreement with OSHA, operates an occupational safety and health program in accordance with Section 18 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (OR-OSHA) is part of the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services. Oregon OSHA is headquartered in Salem, and has field offices in Portland, Salem, Eugene, Medford, Pendleton and Bend.
The state of Oregon exercises safety and health jurisdiction over most private sector employers in the state, and over public sector employers other than the federal government.
Federal OSHA exercises jurisdiction over those employers not covered by the state of Oregon, to include: maritime employers such as shipyards, marine construction, marine terminals, longshoring, and diving; private contractors on military reservations and at Crater Lake National Park; the United States Postal Service; civilian employees of federal installations, and Indian Reservations.
Regulations and Standards
Over the years, Oregon has adopted a number of major safety and health standards that, while deemed as effective as comparable federal standards, also have significant differences. Oregon has also adopted a number of state-initiated rules for which there are no federal counterparts, including Forest Activity Standards, Agriculture Standards, Firefighter Standards, and Pesticide Worker Protection Standards.
Oregon OSHA's rules are separated into divisions. Division 1 applies to all Oregon employers and contains general rules for the administration of the Oregon Safe Employment Act. Division 2 contains general industry rules; Division 3 contains construction industry rules; Division 4 contains rules relating to agricultural operations; Division 5 contains rules relating to maritime/shipyard operations, and Division 7 contains rules relating to forest activities, including logging.
The Oregon Safe Employment Act, rules in the various divisions, letters of interpretation, recent rule activity, and sign-up for email notification of rule updates can be accessed on the Oregon website.