Infection Control Plan

Infection Control Plan

On November 6, 2020 the Oregon Occupational health & Safety Administration (OR-OSHA) adopted a Temporary Rule Addressing COVID-19 Workplace Risks (437-001-0744). The rule was implemented on November 16, 2020 and is set to expire on May 4, 2021 unless otherwise revised or repealed. The rule requires an Exposure Risk Assessment (ERA) and an Infection Control Plan (ICP).

The Exposure Risk Assessment was created by EHS in collaboration with the University Safety Advisory Committee (SAC) and the Resumption Mitigation Team (a subset of the Incident Management Team). The ERA assesses the risk of COVID-19 transmission for university employees based on the type of work they do. The ERA contains detailed mitigation strategies that are job and task specific. A link to the UO ERA is below.

An Infection Control Plan was written based on the risks identified in the Exposure Risk Assessment. The ICP outlines the roles and responsibilities of those responsible for implementing the various controls that have been put in place to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the workplace. A link to the UO ICP is below.

On May 4, 2021 OR-OSHA adopted a revised OAR 437-001-0744 as a permanent rule.

On June 30, 2021 OR-OSHA amended OAR 437-001-0744 to remove state-mandated requirements for face coverings, distancing, and posting of the OR-OSHA COVID Hazards poster.


Information and Resources

OAR 467-001-0744 Permanent Rule Addressing COVID-19 Workplace Risk, amended 6/30/2021

Infection Control Plan

Risk Assessment


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