OAR 411-328-0660
General Health and Safety


The provider must employ means for protecting the health and safety of the individuals which:


Are not unduly restrictive;


May include risks but do not inordinately affect the health, safety, and welfare of the individuals; and


Are used by other people in the community.


Written safety supports must be developed as required by an ISP team and integrated into a Transition Plan or ISP. The plan must:


Be based on a review and identification of the safety needs and preferences of an individual;


Be updated annually or as significant changes occur; and


Identify how the individual evacuates his or her residence, specifying at a minimum the routes to be used and the level of assistance needed.


The provider must have and implement policies and procedures that provide for the safety of individuals and for responses to emergencies and disasters.


The need for emergency evacuation procedures and documentation thereof must be assessed and determined by an ISP team.


An operable smoke alarm must be available in each bedroom and in a central location on each floor.


An operable class 2A10BC fire extinguisher must be easily accessible in each residence.


First aid supplies must be available in each residence.


An operable flashlight must be available in each residence.


The provider must provide necessary adaptations to ensure fire safety for sensory and physically impaired individuals.


Bedrooms must meet minimum space requirements (single 60 square feet, double 120 square feet with beds located three feet apart).


Sleeping rooms must have at least one window that opens from the inside without special tools and provides a clear opening through which an individual is able to exit.


Emergency telephone numbers must be available at the residence of each individual and include:


The telephone numbers of the local fire, police department, and ambulance service, if not served by a 911 emergency service; and


The telephone number of the Executive Director or the designee of the Executive Director, emergency physician, and other people to be contacted in case of an emergency.

Source: Rule 411-328-0660 — General Health and Safety, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=411-328-0660.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 411-328-0660’s source at or​.us