Health & Safety

OSHA Silica Rules Update  by Russ Reasoner Sr. Occupational Health Consultant, March 13, 2018

New Silica Rules Fact Sheet  

Oregon OSHA Silica topic website links:

Contact: Russ Reasoner, Sr. IH, OR-OSHA Consultative Services, Portland Field Office/Oregon, Phone: 971-673-2908 (Office)

The video above was recorded on March 15, 2018. To check for any additional updates please visit the links above.

MSHA Workplace Examination Final Rule

Click image above to open slideshow.


The following opportunities are available to OCAPA members:

MSHA Self Assessment Form

Quarries and Rock Mines: you can use this checklist to evaluate your operations and ensure you are in compliance with MSHA.
(Form above requires Member Log-in.)

DAILY Workplace Examination Forms

Generic Templates to be customized for your operations, and completed by Competent Person. Click link above for access.

  1. Crusher Side
  2. Rock Max Side
  3. Sand Side
(Forms above require Member Log-in.)

The Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association (JAHSA) is a nonprofit organization that began in 1916 to promote health and safety in the mining industry and consists of representatives from Federal and State Governments, Mining Organizations and Labor.

OCAPA is the Oregon Council Member, and encourages our members to sign up as a Chapter member directly. Chapter memberships are for individuals, operations, or other organizations. More information and an application is available below.

See a list of Oregon Chapter Members

Come Grow with Us (JAHSA Brochure)

Application for Chapter Membership  (for an individual, operation, or other organization)

Holmes Safety Association website


Safety Awards for OCAPA Members

SAIF sponsors this annual Safety Awards Program designed for OCAPA members to encourage work site accident prevention and excellent safety programs by recognizing companies that demonstrate outstanding achievement in this area.

Safety Award Application for Calendar Year 2020 (coming soon)
Entry Form deadline is early June, 2020    Fax to (503) 588-2577


July 1, 2019:
OCAPA's SAIF Discount Rate is 6% upfront discount off premiums for OCAPA members participating in the SAIF program. Eligibility is subject to underwriting.