OSHA Requirements and Training Resources for Grants Pass OR
The state of Oregon operates an approved State OSHA Program (OR-OSHA), and they oversee OSHA training in Grants Pass Oregon at most workplaces. The Oregon State Plan was submitted on April 28, 1972, and received certification for completing all developmental steps on September 24, 1982. In May of 2005 OSHA granted final approval to the Oregon Program. That is why most, but not all, employers in Grants Pass OR must comply with Oregon State safety and health standard requiring employee training.
Employers in need of Federal or OR-OSHA Training in Grants Pass OR can get the training for their employees from OSHA Training Services Inc., because they offer on site training classes on all key OSHA topics and titles. Click or tap the “request a proposal” link on this page to get information about an on site OSHA training class conducted for your group by OSHA Training Services Inc.
OR OSHA Training 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.
State health and safety standards can be accessed on the OR-OSHA website. Links to federal OSHA training requirements for construction and general industry are available below on this page.
The state of Oregon exercises safety and health jurisdiction over most private sector employers in Grants Pass and the rest of 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.
Oregon OSHA Information
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 a field office near Grants Pass in Medford. The central telephone number for enforcement information is 1-(800) 922-2689.
Medford Field Office
1840 Barnett Rd., Ste. D
Medford, OR 97504
Phone: (541) 776-6030
The Federal OSHA National Emergency Hotline telephone number is 1-800-321-OSHA.
OSHA Training Resources
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On-Site OSHA Training Classes IN Grants Pass OR
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Disclaimer: This information was obtained from the Federal OSHA website. OSHA Training Services Inc. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate and up to date, but changes in state law and procedures affecting the information on this page are beyond our control. Contact Oregon State OSHA program staff directly to verify important information about OSHA training requirements in Grants Pass.