OAR 333-095-0000

As used in OAR 333-095-0000 (Definitions) through 333-095-0030 (Notification of Occupants), unless the context requires otherwise:


“Administrator” means the Administrator of the Oregon Public Health Division or any authorized representative. Authorized representatives include employees of the Public Health Division and employees of the affected county health agency having jurisdiction.


“Division” means the Public Health Division of the Oregon Health Authority.


“Dwelling” means any enclosed space that is wholly or partially used or intended to be used for living, sleeping, cooking, or eating purposes by humans, and includes all grounds and other buildings on the affected property.


“Imminent Hazard” means a condition or combination of conditions such that a person or persons are potentially exposed to lead containing materials that are likely to cause acute illness or serious impairment.


“Inspection” means an on-site investigation that may include visual observations, interviews with persons, technical tests and measurements, documentation of conditions, taking of photographs, and collection of samples for testing elsewhere.


“Lead Hazard” means any condition or combination of conditions in which metallic lead, combined lead or ionic lead is present in or around a dwelling and could potentially be inhaled or ingested by persons.


“Owner” and “Operator” mean any person or persons who jointly or severally hold legal title to or are purchasing any dwelling or premise on contract; or who are responsible for the care or control of any dwelling or premise as owner, agent of the owner, executor, administrator, trustee, or guardian. For purposes of public ownership, “owner” is defined as the chief executive officer of the government entity which owns, leases or otherwise controls the property.


“Person” means any individual, partnership, association, firm, corporation, or joint venture; and includes agencies of municipal, county, state and federal government.


“Premise” or “Premises” means any dwelling or other place of habitation; school; care facility; public or governmental institution; or place of volunteer employment. Premises include the grounds and any other buildings associated with and used by the occupants. These rules do not include employee exposures or workplace conditions that effect only employees who are subject to Federal OSHA or Oregon OSHA jurisdiction.


“Screening” means medical and administrative procedures by which the concentration of lead in the blood of persons is measured.
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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