ORS 700.050¹
Environmental health specialist examination

(1) Examinations for registration as an environmental health specialist shall be held at least once every year at such time and place as the Oregon Health Licensing Agency may determine. The examination shall be sufficiently thorough to determine the qualifications, fitness and ability of the applicant to practice as an environmental health specialist and may be in the form of written, oral or practical demonstrations of skill. The examination shall cover subject areas determined by the Environmental Health Registration Board by rule.

(2) The agency shall notify each applicant whether the applicant passed or failed the examination.

(3) Upon written request to the agency, any applicant may discuss performance on the examination.

(4) Any applicant who fails to make a passing grade on the examination may be allowed to take the examination a second time upon payment of the required fee. The agency, in consultation with the board, may require the applicant to undergo additional training as determined by the board before taking the examination a third or subsequent time.

(5) The agency shall give reasonable notice by mail of the time and place of examination to each applicant accepted for examination. [Amended by 1967 c.476 §8; 1983 c.189 §3; 1995 c.572 §10; 1999 c.885 §35; 2003 c.547 §95; 2005 c.648 §107]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 700—Environmental Health Specialists; Waste Water Specialists, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors700.­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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