2011 Oregon Revised Statutes
ORS Volume 14, Chapters 645 - 669
ORS Chapter 651
651.120 Entry and examination of workplaces.


OR Rev Stat § 651.120 (through Leg Sess 2011) What's This?

(1) The Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries may:

(a) Enter any factory, mill, office, workshop, or public or private works, at any reasonable time, for the purpose of gathering facts such as are contemplated by ORS 279C.850, 652.330, 653.045, 653.540 and 659A.835.

(b) Examine into the methods of protection from danger to employees, and the sanitary conditions in and around such buildings and places, and make a record thereof.

(2) No owner or occupant, or the respective agent, of any factory, mill, office, or workshop, or public or private works, shall refuse to allow an inspector or employee of the Bureau of Labor and Industries to enter. [Amended by 1979 c.225 4; 2001 c.621 86; 2003 c.794 306]

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