Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division

Rule Rule 437-001-0240
Extension of Correction Date — Application


An employer may apply for an extension of the date for correcting a violation.


An application for extension of correction date shall be in writing to Oregon OSHA, 350 Winter St. NE, Salem, Oregon 97301, or received by any office of the Department.


The application for extension must include:


The name and address of the employer;


The location of the place of employment;


The citation number;


The item number of the violation for which the extension is sought;


The reason for the request;


Any interim steps being taken to safeguard employees against the cited hazard during the requested extended correction period;


The date by which the employer proposes to complete the correction; and


A statement that a copy of the request for extension has been posted as required by OAR 437-001-0275 (Posting Requirements)(2) or for at least 10 days, whichever is longer, and, if appropriate, served on the authorized representative of affected employees, and certification of the date upon which such posting or service was made.


Any employee who feels a posted request for an extension is unjust may contact the Administrator for a review of the matter.


The application shall be postmarked or received by the Department no later than the correction date of the violation for which the extension is requested. For good cause, the Administrator may approve exceptions to this rule.

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Jun. 8, 2021