OSHA Training Portland Oregon

If you need OSHA training in Portland Oregon or the surrounding area, then look no further. OSHA Training Services Inc. offers employers and organizations located in or near Portland OR with the training resources needed to help them meet OSHA training requirements . Click on the link below for the class you need to obtain a quote for an on site OSHA training class in Portland OR:

OSHA 30 hour training in Portland Oregon

OSHA 10 hour training in Portland Oregon

Confined spaces in construction training in Portland Oregon

Confined space entry training for general industry in Portland Oregon

Competent person training for trenching and excavations in Portland Oregon

We also offer the most popular online OSHA training courses like OSHA 10 and 30-hour, confined space entry, and many other training resources you need to get onto the job in Portland Oregon.



Need OSHA Training in Portland OR?

This explainer video quickly outlines the OSHA training services we offer to clients and customers needing OSHA training in Portland OR.

Regulation of OSHA Training in Portland OR

Who regulates worker safety and OSHA training in Portland OR? The state of Oregon operates an approved State OSHA Program (OR-OSHA. 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. This agency has primary oversight over most businesses required to provide their workers with OSHA training in Portland OR.

OSHA Regulations and Standards
OSHA Training Portland

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. Employers required by the state to provide OSHA training in Portland OR for their employees should comply with the applicable rules.

State health and safety standards can be accessed on the OR-OSHA website.


Who has jurisdiction over OSHA training in Portland Oregon? That depends on who the employer is, and where the work is being performed. The state of Oregon exercises safety and health jurisdiction over most private sector employers in Portland 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, long-shoring, 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 field offices in Portland, Salem, Eugene, Medford, Pendleton and Bend. 

Portland Field Office

Fremont Place, Building I 
1750 NW Naito Parkway, Suite 112 
Portland, OR 97209

Other Resources

Oregon OSHA Poster

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 state program staff directly to verify important information about OSHA training in Portland Oregon.

OSHA Training Services Portland OR