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Workplace deaths

March 11th, 2015 · No Comments · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Oregon workplace deaths inching up as economy improves (Oregonian, 3/10/2015) Oregon reports 31 workplace deaths in 2014 (Statesman Journal, 3/10/2015) Number of compensable fatalities by industry, Oregon (annual) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services

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Safety of young workers

March 9th, 2015 · No Comments · Bureau of Labor and Industries, Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Keeping teens, young adults safe at work: a focus of Oregon workplace conference (Oregonian, 3/6/2015) Young workers : stay alive on the job! [PDF] (2009) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division Get a job, work safe [PDF] (2008) Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries You’ve got your whole life ahead of you– so, play it […]

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Workers’ compensation system

March 5th, 2015 · No Comments · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Oregon’s workers’ comp system holds steady while most states slash injured worker benefits (Oregonian, 3/4/2015) Biennial report on the Oregon workers’ compensation system (biennial) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Research and Analysis Section Celebrating 20 years of success in workers’ compensation [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services

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Fall protection rules

March 2nd, 2015 · No Comments · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Woodburn home manufacturer fined for unsafe practices (Statesman Journal, 2/26/2015) Fall protection in the construction industry (serial) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division Fall protection trigger heights for general industry [PDF] (2014) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

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Crowdfunding exemption

January 30th, 2015 · No Comments · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

State crowdfunding rules adopted (Bend Bulletin, 1/30/2015) Frequently asked questions about using Oregon’s intrastate offering (crowdfunding) exemption [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Division of Finance and Corporate Securities

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Work-related illness and injury

January 5th, 2015 · No Comments · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Takeaways from Oregon’s annual survey of work-related injuries and illnesses (Oregonian, 1/3/2015) Oregon occupational injury and illness survey summary (annual) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services

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Insurance for autism and mental health

November 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Autism advocates score big victory as state issues insurance mandate (Oregonian, 11/14/2014) State Pushes Insurance Companies To Cover Mental Health Treatments (OPB, 11/14/2014) Mental Health Parity [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Insurance Division Autism Spectrum Disorder; Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Insurance Division

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Workers’ compensation premium rates

October 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Workers’ comp rates in Oregon among the nation’s best (Statesman Journal, 10/10/2014) Oregon workers’ compensation premium rate ranking (biennial) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services

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Asbestos abatement

August 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services, Dept. of Environmental Quality

DEQ issues two fines for asbestos violations (Statesman Journal, 8/8/2014) Asbestos – rules of abatement (serial) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Occupational Safety and Health Division Licensed asbestos abatement firms (serial) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Workplace fatalities

March 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Fewer workers died on job in 2013 (Statesman Journal, 3/20/2014) Number of compensable fatalities by industry, Oregon [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services

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Construction safety violations

August 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Capstone contractors fined over safety rules (Register Guard, 8/17/2013) Fall protection for the construction industry [PDF] (serial) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

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Suing insurance companies

June 17th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Dozens of lobbyists tie up bill to let consumers sue insurance companies (Oregonian, 6/14/2013) Consumer guide to Oregon insurance complaints (annual) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Insurance Division Do you have insurance questions or complaints? : we can help [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Insurance Division

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Health insurance

February 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

State Releases Annual Report on Health Insurance (Salem News, 2/2/2012) Health insurance in Oregon [PDF] (annual) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Insurance Division

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Asbestos removal

November 14th, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Asbestos removal errors lead to fines (Statesman Journal, 11/12/2011) Asbestos exposure : what building owners need to know [PDF] (2010), Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division Asbestos – rules of abatement [PDF] (serial), Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

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Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

July 6th, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Outdoors Workers Cautioned to Stay Safe in the Oregon Sun, (KEZI, 7/6/2011) Heat stress card [PDF] (2006), Oregon Dept. of Consumer and Business Services. Occupational Safety and Health Division

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Workers’ compensation appeals

July 5th, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

76 File Workers’ Comp Appeals in Oregon (Insurance Journal, 7/1/2011) Oregon Court of Appeals … workers’ compensation summary [PDF] (annual) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Research and Analysis Section

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Identity theft

May 9th, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Click here if you’re aware of your vulnerability to ID theft (Oregonian, 5/7/2011) Protecting your personal information [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Division of Finance and Corporate Securities Protecting personal information : a business guide [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Division of Finance and Corporate Securities

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Health insurance in Oregon

January 31st, 2011 · Comments Off · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Oregon insurance premiums continue to rise (Oregon Business Journal, 1/27/2011) Health insurance in Oregon [PDF] (annual report) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services. Insurance Division

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OSHA warns against Brazilian Blowout hair products

November 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Oregon’s workplace safety agency warns about high-levels of formaldehyde in Brazilian Blowout hair product (Oregonian 10/29/2010) Keratin-based hair smoothing products and the presence of formaldehyde [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Occupational Safety and Health Division

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Draft solar code

September 27th, 2010 · Comments Off · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Oregon solar code needs tweaking (Daily Journal of Commerce, 9/14/10) Oregon solar installation specialty code [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Building Codes Division

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