Oregon Statutes - Chapter 654 - Occupational Safety and Health - Section 654.101 - Voluntary safety and health consultation; refusal to disclose report.

(1) As used in this section, unless the context requires otherwise:

(a) “Safety and health consultation” means a voluntary review or inspection of a facility or equipment to improve workplace safety. “Safety and health consultation” does not include:

(A) An investigation of an occupational accident, illness or disease; or

(B) A discussion between employees of an employer or between employees of several employers in a multiemployer work setting.

(b) “Safety and health consultation report” means documentation of a safety and health consultation, including recommendations and supporting documents created by a consultant.

(2) In any inspection, investigation or administrative proceeding under ORS 654.001 to 654.295, 654.412 to 654.423 and 654.750 to 654.780, an employer for which a safety and health consultation has occurred may refuse to disclose and may prevent any other person from disclosing a safety and health consultation report that results from the safety and health consultation. [1999 c.584 §2]

Note: 654.101 was added to and made a part of 654.001 to 654.295 and 654.750 to 654.780 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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