COVID-19 Legal Update: Oregon
Workers' Compensation Administrative board/ commission
How does the state define an occupational disease?
656.802 Occupational disease; mental disorder; presumptions as to stress disorders; proof. (1)(a) As used in this chapter, “occupational disease” means any disease or infection arising out of and in the course of employment caused by substances or activities to which an employee is not ordinarily subjected or exposed other than during a period of regular actual employment therein, and which requires medical services or results in disability or death, including:
(A) Any disease or infection caused by ingestion of, absorption of, inhalation of or contact with dust, fumes, vapors, gases, radiation or other substances.
COVid-19 Specific Laws, agency declarations/ press releases, or enacted regulation?
WCD Guidance on Claim Processing during COVID-19 Pandemic
March 25, 2020
Court Closures & Modified Call
Is the administrative court system closed or open?
Open - closed .
Does this state have a shelter-in-place in order?
ANY STATE-SPECIFIC GUIDANCE ON DISABILITY, UNEMPLOYMENT, OR HEALTH BENEFITS FOR COVID-19?
Last Updated: 7/14/2020