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Fire fighters

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Current rule activity

* Adopted Rules for Firefighters, AO 4-2015 10/23/15


Div 2, General Industry, Sub L

Fire Protection

Div 7, Forest Activities, Sub N

Fire Protection/Suppression and Prescribed Burning

Interpretations | Program Directives | Alerts


Leg Protection for Fire Fighters using Chain Saws 1/26/12

High Visibility Safety Garments 1/12/12

Training of Minors in Fire Cadet Program 3/30/10

Employer responsibility during emergencies 10/30/08

Fall protection for "real-time" simulated fire service training on elevated surfaces 7/11/08

Operating fire department apparatus 5/25/07

Live fire burn 5/15/07

Volunteer Firefighting training requirements 11/28/05

Correct PPE Standards for Fire Fighters 4/22/05

Fire Code Interpretations, Personal Protective Equipment requirements of the 2 in 2 out rule 3/26/03

Intent of OAR 437-002-0182(25) & (26) 1/31/03

2 in 2 out rule, stand-by firefighter performing other duties (revised April 15, and July 21, 2005) 11/18/02

Replacement of the Oregon Basic Firefighter Course with the National Fire Protection (NFPA 1403) 1/29/01

Personal alert safety system devices 1/25/99

Protective clothing during fire suppression activities 10/6/97

Fire fighters and lockout/tagout 12/5/96

Fire suppression 11/18/96

Fire fighters and gas valves 9/27/96

Fire Fighters--Minimum number to respond to structural fire 6/14/96

Program Directives

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response: Responding to Hazardous Substance Releases 3/1/08

Respiratory Protection: Possible Defects on Scott Air Pak Il/IIA and Presur-Pak Il/IIA Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) 8/25/05

Fact Sheets/Hazard Alerts/Technical Notes

Hazard Alert: Traffic hazards to Fire Fighters while working along roadways NIOSH 6/1/01

Hazard Alert: Crushing hazards associated with dumpsters and rear-loading trash trucks Federal OSHA 12/9/03

Hazard Alert: Blades for cut-off type industrial saws (Fire Service) 4/2/07


Publications | Education | Related | Video

Education and training

Online Courses / Current Workshops

All Class Materials

PESO: Bilingual training for employers with Hispanic workers

Tools and resources

Firefighter and Emergency Medical Services

Video/DVD Library

Look for Fire fighters videos on our Resource Center Website

Streaming or download video

Related information

Fire Fighters Advisory Committee

Notice Regarding High Visibility Garments

Wildfires and air quality, Oregon Dept of Environmental Quality