Employee policy

Creating a safe and healthy work environment is not only a requirement for Oregon employers, it’s a “best practice” among top-performing businesses. Browse these resources for information on how to create effective employee policies, and more.


Safety policies, procedures, and rules
Practical information and examples.

Safety incentives

Performance reviews
How to evaluate employee performance, including safety responsibilities.

Job descriptions [Spanish]
Writing an effective job description is an important risk management tool.

Employment and labor law resources (Small Business Administration)
Articles on how to hire and retain employees like using pre-employment background checks and writing employee handbooks.

Technical assistance for employers: Fact sheets and FAQs (Bureau of Labor and Industries)
Questions and answers on a variety of employee policy topics.