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Lead paint safety

August 5th, 2016 · Comments Off on Lead paint safety · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services, Dept. of Human Services

OSHA probe: Were workers at Portland’s Franklin High School exposed to lead paint? (Oregonian, 8/4/2016) A quick guide to 1926.2 : Oregon OSHA’s construction industry rule for controlling exposure to lead [PDF] (2011) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division Lead-safe guide [PDF] (2007) Oregon Lead-Based Paint Program

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Excavation safety

May 6th, 2016 · Comments Off on Excavation safety · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Worker, 27, dead after SW Portland trench collapse (Oregonian, 5/5/2016) Excavations (serial) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

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Honoring fallen workers

May 6th, 2016 · Comments Off on Honoring fallen workers · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Oregon labor honors fallen workers (NWLaborPress.org, 5/3/2016) Number of compensable fatalities by industry, Oregon (serial) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services

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Agricultural workplace safety

April 25th, 2016 · Comments Off on Agricultural workplace safety · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services, Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation

Death of farmworker strangled by safety vest leads to $7 million lawsuit (Oregonian, 4/25/2016) Can you identify fatal hazards on your farm or ranch? [PDF] (2008) Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation Cultivate a safe agricultural workplace (serial) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

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LifeWise Health Plan

April 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off on LifeWise Health Plan · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

LifeWise Health Plan of Oregon is pulling out of the state (Oregonian, 4/21/2016) LifeWise leaving Oregon market in 2017 (Bend Bulletin, 4/21/2016) Report of financial examination of Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon Inc., DBA Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon, Portland, Oregon (serial) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Insurance Division

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Oregon Health Plan provider

March 24th, 2016 · Comments Off on Oregon Health Plan provider · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services, Health Authority

State may pull plug on health provider (Portland Tribune, 3/24/2016) FamilyCare, OHA Make Progress on Rate Dispute (Lund Report, 3/23/2016) CCO incentive measures final report : FamilyCare (serial) Oregon Health Authority Report of financial examination of FamilyCare Health Plans, Inc. (serial) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Insurance Division

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Crane safety

February 8th, 2016 · Comments Off on Crane safety · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Manhattan crane collapse: Oregon regulators often lean on construction crews to monitor crane safety (Oregonian, 2/5/2016) Oregon OSHA’s cranes and derricks in construction [PDF] (2011) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division Oregon OSHA’s crane standard for the construction industry : a timeline [PDF] (2015) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

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Workplace fatalities

January 27th, 2016 · Comments Off on Workplace fatalities · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Man dies on the job in Eugene: second workplace death in one week (Register Guard, 1/27/2016) Number of compensable fatalities by industry, Oregon (serial) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services

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Earthquake insurance

December 18th, 2015 · Comments Off on Earthquake insurance · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Do You Know What’s Covered By Your Earthquake Insurance Policy? (OPB, 12/15/2015) Earthquakes insurance tips [PDF] (2009) Oregon Insurance Division

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Workplace homicides

October 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on Workplace homicides · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Umpqua Community College instructor becomes Oregon’s 12th workplace homicide victim since 2011 (Oregonian, 10/2/2015) Workplace fatalities in Oregon (annual) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

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Asbestos removal

September 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Asbestos removal · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services, Dept. of Environmental Quality

How Oregon’s construction industry got the state to back off asbestos rules (Oregonian, 9/25/2015) Unsettling dust: Hundreds of Portland homes demolished with asbestos inside (Oregonian, 9/25/2015) Asbestos – rules of abatement (serial) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division Licensed asbestos abatement firms (serial) Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

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Hexavalent chromium contamination

September 11th, 2015 · Comments Off on Hexavalent chromium contamination · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services, Health Authority

DEQ makes suggestions for contaminated soils cleanup (Portland Tribune, 9/10/2015) Chromium – hexavalent [PDF] (2012) Oregon Health Authority, Office of Environmental Public Health Hexavalent chromium [PDF] (2006) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

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Excavation safety

September 3rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Excavation safety · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

OSHA trench collapse video goes viral (Statesman Journal, 9/2/2015) Excavations : safe practices for small business owners and contractors [PDF] (2015) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

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Dam removal and fish passage

August 10th, 2015 · Comments Off on Dam removal and fish passage · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services, Watershed Enhancement Board

Two Of Oregon’s Worst Dams For Fish Are Coming Down (Northwest Public Radio, 8/6/2015) Undoing damage : a quick reference for small dam removal projects in Oregon [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Office of Regulatory Streamlining Small dam removal in Oregon : a guide for project managers [PDF] (2008) Oregon Watershed […]

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Worker deaths

July 30th, 2015 · Comments Off on Worker deaths · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Worker deaths hit 5-year high in 2014, 2015 rates lower (Statesman Journal, 7/30/2015) Oregon compensable fatality characteristics (annual) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services

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Diacetyl health risks

July 21st, 2015 · Comments Off on Diacetyl health risks · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Chemical in e-cigs, coffee roasting could be health risk (Statesman Journal, 7/18/2015) Diacetyl and flavorings [PDF] (2008) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

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Safety for nail technicians

May 20th, 2015 · Comments Off on Safety for nail technicians · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Nail salon workers: New York abuses raise questions about Oregon manicurists (Oregonian, 5/15/2015) This guide is for you if you are one of the 14,500 nail technicians working in Oregon today [PDF] (2008) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

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Identity theft

April 29th, 2015 · Comments Off on Identity theft · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services, State Legislature

States with the most identity theft complaints (Statesman Journal, 4/28/2015) Protecting personal information : a business guide [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Division of Finance and Corporate Securities Identity theft [PDF] (2014) Oregon Legislative Committee Services

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Banking scandal

April 27th, 2015 · Comments Off on Banking scandal · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Bank of Oswego’s bid to outsmart the recession brings in the feds (Oregonian, 4/26/2015) Oregon state-chartered banks (quarterly) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Division of Finance and Corporate Securities

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Workplace deaths

March 11th, 2015 · Comments Off on Workplace deaths · 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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