(1) In adopting rules under ORS 479.730 the Department of Consumer and Business Services shall consider:
(a) Technological advances in the electrical industry.
(b) The practicability of following the standards under consideration, if adopted.
(c) The probability, extent and gravity of the injury to the public or property which would result from failure to follow the standards under consideration.
(d) Safety standards followed, proposed or approved by responsible members of the electrical industry.
(2) After considering the factors in subsection (1) of this section, the department may incorporate by reference proposed safety standards of the electrical industry or independent organizations. The department may formulate and adopt independent safety standards if standards proposed by the industry and independent organizations are not acceptable to it. [1959 c.406 §§20,21]Section: Previous 479.655 479.660 479.670 479.680 479.710 479.720 479.730 479.740 479.760 479.770 479.800 479.810 479.815 479.820 479.830 Next
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