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The building safety program adopts construction codes for 13 specialty areas, licenses trade workers and businesses, and oversees a statewide inspection system. Cities and counties administer a single code throughout Oregon, ensuring minimum standards and consistency.
The Building Codes Division receives these types of questions from homeowners, contractors, and others:
Online permits for contractors
The Division of Financial Regulation protects consumers and regulates insurance, depository institutions, trust companies, securities, and consumer financial products and services.
We do this by:
Business licensing, regulation
The Workers' Compensation Management-Labor Advisory Committee (MLAC) provides an effective forum for business and labor to meet, explore, and resolve issues involving the workers’ compensation system.
The mission of the MCP is to promote and enhance the delivery of DCBS services to Oregon’s multicultural communities.
Multicultural Communications Program homepage
The DCBS ombudsman offices serve as independent advocates for injured workers and small businesses.
Ombudsman for Injured Workers (Jennifer Flood): 503-378-3351 or 800-927-1271
Small Business Ombudsman (David Waki): 971-673-2895
Oregon OSHA's mission is to advance and improve workplace safety and health for all workers in Oregon. The division is committed to working with labor, business, and other government agencies to achieve that goal. We carry out our mission in a variety of ways, including:
Oregon OSHA Homepage
Report an accident or fatality
Request a consultation
File a complaint
The mission of the Workers' Compensation Board is providing timely and impartial resolution of disputes arising under Oregon workers' compensation law and the Oregon Safe Employment Act. Administrative law judges (ALJs) conduct hearings and mediations. Board members conduct appellate review of ALJ orders.
The Workers' Compensation Division administers and regulates laws and rules that affect participants in the Oregon workers' compensation system, including workers, employers, insurers, claims examiners, attorneys, medical providers, and others.
These activities include:
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