As many of you know, effective November 16, 2020, the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OR OSHA”) adopted a comprehensive set of workplace safety rules designed to address the COVID-19 pandemic. (More information about the rules is available here, here and here). These temporary rules remain in effect until May 4, 2021.
New Drug Testing Rules in Oregon Follow OSHA
By Ryan Kunkel, Carolyn Walker, Tim O'Connell & Jim Shore on
Posted in Oregon, OSHA, Practical Tips, Updates, Washington, workplace injury
Employers are probably aware that OSHA’s new drug testing and anti-retaliation rule is now in effect. (See our post here discussing the rule.) However, as we blogged previously, many states have their own reporting requirements, which are not required to track OSHA’s rules precisely, but which must be “at least as effective” as OSHA’s…