OAR 333-012-0060
Staffing and Training


The Local Public Health Authority must provide the staff, facilities, materials and equipment necessary to comply with these rules.


Inspections must be conducted by staff that are registered as required by ORS Chapter 700 (Environmental Health Specialists).


Each Local Public Health Authority must:


Require at least one environmental health specialist engaged in the food, tourist facility and public swimming pool programs to attend annual Authority sponsored or approved training in all three program areas;


Within one year of hiring, send all environmental health specialists to an orientation provided by the Authority. This requirement does not apply to staff that have previously attended the training while employed in another jurisdiction;


Maintain at least one environmental health specialist on staff or through contract that has a current certification from the Authority as a food service standardization officer.


New employees must be certified within 18 months of employment or within 18 months after becoming registered as an environmental health specialist as required in section (2) of this rule;


Notwithstanding the time limits specified in paragraph (3)(c)(A) of this rule, the Local Public Health Authority may develop a training plan approved by the Authority that allows for a longer time limit to comply with the certification requirement in subsection (c) of this section.


Maintain at least one environmental health specialist on staff or through contract that has successfully completed a NSPF Certified Pool Operator course or equivalent approved by the Authority within 24 months of employment. The Authority may waive this requirement upon request.

Source: Rule 333-012-0060 — Staffing and Training, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=333-012-0060.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 333-012-0060’s source at or​.us