2007 ORS 479.080¹
Red or green lights to show location of fire escapes
  • fire warning system

(1) An electric red or green exit light of a type approved by the State Fire Marshal shall be placed in full view of hallways showing location of fire escapes. Each light must be kept burning from sundown to sunrise when such building is occupied. The light must not at any time be permitted to be out of order and when out of order must be immediately repaired.

(2) All hotels, factories, workshops, schools and any other building shall be equipped with a fire warning system in accordance with rules and regulations of the State Fire Marshal. [Amended by 1955 c.453 §1; 1965 c.602 §17]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Authority of State Fire Marshal to adopt regula­tions, (1974) Vol 36, p 1102


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 479—Protection of Buildings From Fire; Electrical Safety Law, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­479.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 479, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­479ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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