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HEALTH LICENSING OFFICE,
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH REGISTRATION BOARD

 

DIVISION 5

REGISTRATION: GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

338-005-0020

Definitions

The following definitions apply to OAR 338-005-0020 through 338-020-0050.

(1) "Agency" means the Oregon Health Licensing Agency. The agency is responsible for the budget, personnel, performance-based outcomes, consumer protection, fee collection, mediation, complaint resolution, discipline, rulemaking and record keeping.

(2) "CEU" means a continuing education unit and the numerical value determined by the Board to be earned by a renewal applicant by attending a specified training course. The terms "continuing education credit" and "continuing education unit" are synonymous and may be used interchangeably.

(3) "Duties of an environmental health specialist" means activities which include, but are not limited to, the enforcement of regulations and statutes; planning or conducting surveys, investigations, and inspections; interpretation and utilization of data to promote environmental sanitation as it affects the health of the public or the quality of the environment.

(4) "Duties of an environmental health specialist trainee" means the utilization of the same skills, responsibilities and activities as the duties of an environmental health specialist, but in a learning, training capacity and under the supervision of a registered or other qualified person as determined by the board.

(5) "Duties of a waste water specialist" means activities limited to those identified in ORS 700.056(1).

(6) "Duties of a waste water specialist trainee" means the utilization of the same skills, responsibilities and activities as the activities of a waste water specialist, but in a learning, training capacity and under the supervision of an environmental health specialist, waste water specialist or other qualified person as determined by the board.

(7) "Full-time employment or equivalent hours" means employment consisting of a 40 hour work week for a minimum of 96 consecutive weeks not to exceed two years; or a period of employment with a cumulative total of 3,840 clock hours, obtained in no more than 208 consecutive weeks, not to exceed four years.

(8) “NEHA” means National Environmental Health Association.

(9) “Official Transcript” means an original document certified by an accredited college or university indicating hours and types of course work, examinations and scores that the student has completed, which has been submitted by the accredited college or university by mail or courier to the agency in a sealed envelope in accordance with ORS 700.030, 700.035, 700.053 and 700.062 .

(10) "Supervision" means the direction and control exercised over one person by another in a traditional employee/employer relationship. Supervision includes ongoing oversight of work in the field and office, and review of reports, investigations or inspections conducted.

(11) “Trainee Extension” means a renewal of trainee registration, in six-month increments.

(12) "Waste water sanitation" means the art and science of applying sanitary, biological and physical science principles in the evaluation of soil for subsurface or surface disposal of waste water or for the land application of sludge; and determining the appropriate design of systems that use soil in the final stage of the waste water treatment processes.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.605, 676.615 & 700.240
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.605, 676.615 & 700.240
Hist.: SRB 2, f. 4-7-72, ef. 5-1-72; SRB 1-1985, f. & ef. 11-1-85; SRB 1-1987, f. 6-10-87, ef. 6-15-87; SRB 2-1996, f. 5-31-96, cert. ef. 6-1-96, Renumbered from 338-010-0010 & 338-020-0020; SRB 1-1998, f. 4-29-98, cert. ef. 5-1-98; SRB 2-2004, f. 6-29-04, cert. ef. 7-1-04; EHRB 3-2011, f. & cert. ef. 8-1-11

338-005-0030

Fees

(1) Applicants and registrants are subject to the provisions of OAR 331-010-0010 and 331-010-0020 regarding the payment of fees, penalties and charges.

(2) Fees established by the Oregon Health Licensing Agency are as follows:

(a) Application:

(A) Registration — environmental health specialist: $150.

(B) Registration — waste water specialist: $150.

(C) Registration by reciprocity: $200.

(D) Trainee registration — environmental health specialist: $150.

(E) Trainee registration — waste water specialist: $150.

(b) Examination:

(A) Oregon laws & rules: $50.

(B) Written — environmental health specialist: $250.

(C) Written — waste water specialist: $250.

(c) Original issuance of registration (including by reciprocity):

(A) Environmental health specialist: $150 for one year.

(B) Waste water specialist: $150 for one year.

(C) Trainee registration — environmental health specialist: $300 for two years.

(D) Trainee registration — waste water specialist: $300 for two years.

(d) Renewal of registration:

(A) Environmental health specialist: $150 for one year.

(B) Waste water specialist: $150 for one year.

(C) Trainee extension (six month increments):

(i) Environmental health specialist: $100.

(ii) Waste water specialist: $100.

(e) Other administrative fees:

(A) Delinquent (late) renewal of registration: $25 for the first month in expired status, and $10 each month thereafter while in an expired status.

(B) Reactivation: $150.

(C) Replacement of registration, including name change: $25.

(D) Duplicate registration document: $25 per copy with maximum of three.

(E) Affidavit of licensure: $50.

(F) An additional $25 administrative processing fee will be assessed if a NSF or non-negotiable instrument is received for payment of fees, penalties and charges. Refer to OAR 331-010-0010.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.605, 700.080 & 700.240
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.605, 700.080 & 700.240
Hist.: SRB 2, f. 4-7-72, ef. 5-1-72; SRB 4(Temp), f. & ef. 7-1-75 thru 10-28-75; SRB 5, f. 10-14-75, ef. 11-11-75; SRB 1-1981, f. & ef. 4-8-81; SRB 1-1984, f. & ef. 10-26-84; SRB 1-1985, f. & ef. 11-1-85; SRB 1-1993(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-22-92; SRB 1-1993, f. & cert. ef. 3-18-93; SRB 1-1996(Temp), f. 5-15-96, cert. ef. 6-1-96; SRB 3-1996, f. 6-28-96, cert. ef. 7-1-96, Renumbered from 338-010-0020; SRB 1-1997(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-23-97; SRB 1-1998, f. 4-29-98, cert. ef. 5-1-98; SRB 1-1999(Temp), f. 3-30-99, cert. ef. 4-1-99 thru 9-27-99; Administrative correction 11/17/99; SRB 1-2000, f. 1-28-00, cert. ef. 2-1-00; SRB 2-2000, f. 9-29-00, cert. ef. 10-1-00; SRB 2-2004, f. 6-29-04, cert. ef. 7-1-04; SRB 1-2008, f. 9-15-08 cert. ef. 10-1-08; EHRB 1-2011(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-1-11 thru 8-28-11; ERHB 2-2011(Temp), f. 3-3-11, cert. ef. 3-4-11 thru 8-28-11; EHRB 3-2011, f. & cert. ef. 8-1-11

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