ORS 651.120¹
Entry and examination of workplaces

(1) The Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries may:

(a) Enter any factory, mill, office, workshop, or public or private works, at any reasonable time, for the purpose of gathering facts such as are contemplated by ORS 279C.850 (Inspection to determine whether prevailing rate of wage being paid), 652.330 (Powers and duties of commissioner in enforcing wage claims), 653.045 (Records to be kept by employers), 653.540 (Assistance to commission) and 659A.835 (Investigation).

(b) Examine into the methods of protection from danger to employees, and the sanitary conditions in and around such buildings and places, and make a record thereof.

(2) No owner or occupant, or the respective agent, of any factory, mill, office, or workshop, or public or private works, shall refuse to allow an inspector or employee of the Bureau of Labor and Industries to enter. [Amended by 1979 c.225 §4; 2001 c.621 §86; 2003 c.794 §306]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 651—Bureau of Labor and Industries, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors651.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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