When the County is Providing the Service. This manual primarily addresses situations where the County issues the contract.
Risk Management Pages
Oregon law (ORS 656.023) states that every employer employing one or more "subject workers" is required to adhere to the workers' compensation statutes.
Here is a sample letter that will assist you in requesting a Certificate of Insurance from your contractor.
This form or a replica containing the same information must be submitted as "proof of insurance" by self-insured organizations.
A certificate of insurance is commonly used to represent the existence of insurance coverage. However, a certificate is not a legally binding document.
Contract Insurance & Indemnification Manual
Contract Insurance & Indemnification Manual Appendix
Glossary of terms
Indemnification is a contractual method of transferring risk.
In Section II of this manual, you learned how to perform a risk analysis of the potential risk associated with the services or goods being obtained through your contract.
This manual has been created to help you through the confusing world of insurance and indemnification requirements for writing contracts, bids and requests for proposals (RFPs).
How can this Contract Insurance and Indemnification Manual help you?
The foundation for decisions about insurance & indemnification requirements in contracts is the analysis of the potential risk to the County & others when we purchase goods and services being provided
The following list of responsibilities covers only those issues addressed in this insurance/indemnification manual.
The purpose of the Property & Liability Program is to manage the County property, liability, and insurance programs.
By law, Oregon employers must carry workers’ compensation insurance or be self-insured.