(1) Except as provided in this section, an employer violates ORS 659A.112 if the employer conducts a medical examination of a job applicant, makes inquiries of a job applicant as to whether the applicant is a person with a disability or makes inquiries as to the nature or severity of any disability of the applicant.
(2) An employer may make inquiries into the ability of a job applicant to perform job-related functions.
(3) An employer may require a medical examination after an offer of employment has been made to a job applicant and before the commencement of the employment duties of the applicant, and condition the employment on the results of the examination, if the following conditions are met:
(a) All persons entering the employ of the employer must be subject to the examination regardless of disability.
(b) Information obtained regarding the medical condition or history of the applicant is collected and maintained on separate forms and in separate medical files and is treated as a confidential medical record, except as follows:
(A) Supervisors and managers may be informed regarding necessary restrictions on the work or duties of the employee and necessary accommodations.
(B) First aid and safety personnel may be informed, when appropriate, if the disability might require emergency treatment.
(C) Officers and employees of the Bureau of Labor and Industries investigating compliance with ORS 659A.112 to 659A.139 shall be provided relevant information on request.
(c) The results of an examination authorized under this subsection may only be used in the manner provided for in ORS 659A.112 to 659A.139. [Formerly 659.447; 2007 c.70 §295]Section: Previous 659A.112 659A.115 659A.118 659A.121 659A.124 659A.127 659A.130 659A.133 659A.136 659A.139 659A.142 659A.145 659A.150 659A.153 659A.156 Next
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