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Electrical generation, transmission, & distribution

Current rule activity

* Rulemaking restart: Oregon OSHA will reconvene Electrical generation, transmission, and distribution advisory group. 1/26/15

* Proposed changes to Electrical power generation, transmission, and distribution in General Industry and Construction Administrative Rules 11/7/14


Div 2, General Industry, Sub R

Special Industries (includes Electrical Power, Grain Handling Facilities, Ornamental Tree & Shrub Services, Pulp--Paper & Paperboard Mills, Sawmills, Telecommunications)

Div 3, Construction, Sub V

Power Transmission and Distribution

Interpretations | Program Directives | Alerts


Delayed Rule Adoption - Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution 1/5/15

Division 3, Subdivision R Interpretations 11/26/02

Safety Watcher 12/18/97

Use of harness for hot work 10/27/97

Hazard Alert-Electrical box guarding 8/25/97

Fall Protection in Electrical Power work 5/20/97

Harness Flammability in Electrical Power transmission work 5/20/97

Training requirements for electrical workers 5/1/96

Program Directives

Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution Facilities 11/20/03


Publications | Education | Related | Video


Sticker: Warning unlawful to operate within 10' of high voltage lines 8/4/06

Overhead line safety act 1/18/07

Warning labels and stickers 7/31/06

Education and training

Online Courses / Current Workshops

All Class Materials

PESO: Bilingual training for employers with Hispanic workers

Tools and resources

Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Advisory Committee

Video/DVD Library

Look for Electrical generation videos on our Resource Center Website

Streaming or download video