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OSHA Training in Medford OR

OSHA Requirements and Training Resources for Medford OR

Who regulates worker safety in Medford? The state of Oregon operates an approved State OSHA Program (OR-OSHA) that oversees most businesses and agencies required to provide their workers with OSHA training in Medford OR. 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. 

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. Most employers who must provide OSHA training in Meford Oregon for their employees are covered by these 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.


There are actually two primary agencies that regulate OSHA training in Medford OR. The state of Oregon exercises safety and health jurisdiction over most private sector employers in Medford OR 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 in Medford (see contact info for the Medford OR office below), 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 for Medford

Federal / OR State OSHA Posters

OSHA Training Requirements for 1910 General Industry

OSHA Training Requirements for 1926 Construction

OSHA Training Conducted in English or Spanish at Your Site in Medford OR (see available courses below)

On-Site OSHA Training Classes IN Medford 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 OR OSHA program staff directly to verify important information about OSHA training requirements in Medford OR.