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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 Environmental Quality, Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

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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Safety of young workers

March 9th, 2015 · Comments Off on Safety of young workers · 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 · Comments Off on Workers’ compensation system · 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 · Comments Off on Fall protection rules · 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 · Comments Off on Crowdfunding exemption · 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 · Comments Off on Work-related illness and injury · 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 · Comments Off on Insurance for autism and mental health · 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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