Emergency Management and Services

ORS 401.358
Definitions for ORS 401.358 to 401.368

As used in ORS 401.358 (Definitions for ORS 401.358 to 401.368) to 401.368 (Workers’ compensation benefits):


“Emergency service activities” means:


The provision of emergency services; and


Engaging in training under the direction of a public body, whether by reason of the training being conducted or approved by a public body, for the purpose of preparing qualified emergency service volunteers to perform emergency services.


“Qualified emergency service volunteer” means a person who is:


Registered with the Office of Emergency Management or other public body to perform emergency service activities;


Acknowledged in writing as a qualified emergency service volunteer, at the time the person offers to volunteer during an emergency, by the Office of Emergency Management or by another public body;


A member of the Oregon Civil Defense Force; or


A building evaluator certified under the Oregon Safety Assessment Program established under ORS 401.256 (Oregon Safety Assessment Program). [2009 c.718 §2; 2017 c.472 §9; 2019 c.649 §3]
Chapter 401

Law Review Citations

54 OLR 677 (1975)


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Jun. 26, 2021