It is the policy of the State of Oregon to involve the public whenever possible,
in the development of public policy by agencies and in the drafting of rules.
Oregon OSHA appoints advisory committees as one method to gather public views
from individuals, business, and associations, representing the interests of
persons likely to be affected by the rule.
The advisory committee is an excellent source of determining what, if any,
fiscal impact the new rulemaking may have on the regulated community. When Oregon
OSHA appoints an advisory committee the recommendations will be considered before
adopting, amending, or repealing a rule. Advisory committee meetings are open
to the public.