Safety committees and meetings

Oregon law requires employers to create a safety committee or hold regular safety meetings. Browse these topics to find out how to get started and get the most from your meetings.

Oregon OSHA

Visit the Oregon OSHA website to learn more about safety committees and other safety topics. Start here:

Online training
Safety committees and safety meetings: What you need to know and how to get started
As an Oregon employer, you are required to have a safety committee or hold regular safety meetings. We'll walk you through the steps to find out which one is right for your business.
Duration 10 minutes | Watch now  [Spanish]


New to safety? Start here [PDF]
Just took over the safety role and not sure how to begin? This handout provide links to safety resources to help you get started.

Energize your safety committee [PDF]
Here are 10 ways to energize your safety committee and achieve outstanding results. [Spanish] [PDF]

Form | (10 or fewer employees)  Safety meeting minutes [Spanish] [PDF]

Form |  Safety committee minutes [Spanish] [fillable word document]

Form | Safety committee recommendation form [Spanish] [fillable word document]

Effective hazard recognition and control [PDF]
Safety committees are required by law to conduct quarterly hazard inspections. This comprehensive guide will help you set up inspections and walk you through a variety of potential workplace hazards.

Video library

DVD (no streaming available)

  • An effective safety committee | COMM-01
    18 minutes | This safety training video covers the details of safety committee memb … Read more


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