ORS 653.280¹
Employer to safeguard employee’s trade equipment

(1) An employer shall take all reasonable precautions to safeguard all trade equipment that is owned by an employee and is located on premises under the employer’s control.

(2) As used in ORS 653.285 (Liability of employer) and this section, unless the context requires otherwise:

(a) "Employee" and "employer" have the meaning provided for those terms in ORS 652.310 (Definitions of employer and employee).

(b) "Premises" means the place where the employer and the employee of the employer are engaged in the furtherance of a common enterprise or the accomplishment of the same or related purposes in operation.

(c) "Trade equipment" is limited to musical instruments and sound equipment. [1975 c.488 §7; 2007 c.71 §206]

Chapter 653

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Wage and Hour Commission jurisdic­tion to regulate govern­mental entity's employ­ment of mi­nors, (1979) Vol 39, p 489

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 653—Minimum Wages; Employment Conditions; Minors, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors653.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 653, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­653ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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