Forms and Publications

Search by:   for     

Browse By Subject  |  Most Requested  |  Required L&I Workplace Posters  |  Spanish Language Documents  |  Show all L&I Forms/Pubs


View:    Sort by:       

Results for: Safety - Safety Forms and Publications
Title/Description:

Type:

Employer’s Guide to the Hazard Communication Rule  

Booklet: Washington State's new Hazard Communication rule became effective April 15, 2013. It is intended to improve understanding of hazard information found on product labels. The booklet includes training requirements, a Q&A about who is covered, pictograms, descriptions of hazards and everything employers need to know and do to be in compliance.

The changes are based on the International Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).



Publication
F413-012-000



Alt Language(s):
中国的
한국의
Español
Vi?t
 
 Safety Standards for WAC 296-56 - Longshore, Stevedore and Waterfront Related Operations

The rules included in this chapter apply to any and all waterfront operations for longshore, stevedore and waterfront  related operations, cargo handling, and related terminal operations and equipment under the jurisdiction of the  Department of  Labor and  Industries.



Manual
F414-034-000


 
2015 Workplace Safety and Health Calendar: Preventing Sprains and Strains - Washington’s Leading Workplace Injury

Calendar: Features real Washington State businesses and employees in jobs where sprains and strains are most common. The calendar includes suggested weekly safety and health tips for preventing sprains and strains to the neck, shoulders, back, hands/wrists, knees, and elbows.



Publication
F417-251-000


 
A Guide to Workplace Safety and Health in Washington State

Pamphlet/booklet: Provides an overview of the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA), worker and employer rights and responsibilities, enforcement of WISHA rules, and consultation and education services L&I provides. Previously titled A Guide to WISHA



Publication
F416-132-000



Alt Language(s):
Español
 
Actas de la reúnion de seguridad

Use este formulario para registrar las actas de sus reuniones de seguridad, estos registros deben mantenerse por un año a partir de la fecha de cada reunión.



Form
F417-087-999



Alt Language(s):
Inglés
 
Administrative Rules - Chapter 296-27, 350 & 360 WAC & RCW 49.17

These WAC and RCW rules explain the record keepkeeping responsibilities of businesses such as medical providers, employers who handle biohazards, etc.



Manual
F414-037-000


 
Alleged Safety Or Health Hazards (DOSH Complaint Form)

Employees use this form to report work place conditions which jeopardize workers safety and health.



Form
F418-052-000



Alt Language(s):
Español
 
Application for Asbestos Contractor Certification

Contractors use this form to apply to be a certified asbestos contractor in Washington state.



Form
F413-007-000


 
Application for Charter Boat Operators License

Use this form to apply for an operators license of a charter vessel.



Form
F416-034-000


 
Application for Copies of Citation and Notice

Used by an employee to apply for copies of citation and notices issued to their employer.



Form
F418-023-000


 
Application for Permit to Operate Radio System in Designated Area

This form is used by the logging industry to apply for a permit to operate a radio signal system. What you type in the top form appears in the bottom one, so you have a copy.



Form
F416-087-000


 
Application for Replacement of Lost or Stolen Asbestos Certification Card

This application is for any certified asbestos worker or supervisor that has lost or had their card stolen.



Form
F413-068-000


 
Asbestos Abatement Project Notice of Intent and L&I DOSH Asbestos Program

Notice is not required for any asbestos project involving less than forty-eight (48) square feet of surface area, or less than ten (10) linear feet of pipe unless the surface area of the pipe is greater than forty-eight (48) square feet. Get instructions to complete the form.



Form
F413-025-000


 
Borrower Agreement Form Safety and Health Video Library

Borrower Agreement Form - To open an account and borrow videos, please fill out this form.



Form
F417-205-000


 
Chapter 296-807 WAC - Portable Power Tools

Portable power tools applies to hand-held power tools; circular saws, belt sanding machines, compressed air powered tools, powder actuated fastening systems designed to use the expanding gases from a powder load to propel a stud, pin, fastener, or other object into hard structural material, consumer and commercial power lawnmowers, portable hand- or power-operated hydraulic, mechanical ratchet and mechanical screw jacks.



Manual
F414-089-000


 
Charter Vessel Inspection

Form used for the applicant to complete a Certification of Inspection of a charter boat.



Form
F416-058-000


 
Cholinesterase Monitoring Health Care Provider Recommendations

Filled out by the provider. This form gives the recommendations by the provider of what needs to be done based on the test results on the employee.



Form
F413-070-000



Alt Language(s):
Español
Español
 
Cholinesterase Monitoring Reimbursement Request

Employers use this form to request reimbursement for the reasonable costs of training, travel, recordkeeping, and medical expenses for Cholinesterase Monitoring.



Form
F413-062-000


 
Commercial Diving Operations, Chapter 296-37 WAC

This manual contains basic safety and health rules that affect all employers and should cover almost all commercial diving operations. This manual also covers search and rescue and other public safety diving operations.



Manual
F414-039-000


 
Competent Person Evaluation - Excavation & Trenching

The employer uses this checklist to determine the person they have designated as a competent person is competent within the description and intent of the excavation and trenching standards.



Form
F417-104-000


 
Competent Person Evaluation - Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest

The employer uses this checklist to determine the person they have designated as a competent person is competent within the description and intent of the fall restraint and fall arrest standard.



Form
F417-102-000


 
Construction Checklist - Safety

Safety checklist for fall protection, ramps, stairways, ladders, trenches, excavations, scaffolds, personal protective equipment (PPE), electrical and chemical.



Form
F418-055-000


 
Crew Leader Safety Meeting

Use this form to document the minutes of your safety meetings.



Form
F417-049-000


 
Cuando un ser querido fallece en el lugar de trabajo

Folleto: Proporciona información para los seres queridos de trabajadores que mueren de una lesión o enfermedad relacionada con el trabajo, incluyendo cómo solicitar beneficios de sobreviviente. Explica la investigación de L&I por una muerte y cómo los miembros de la familia pueden mantenerse informados sobre el estado de la investigación.



Publication
F417-240-999



Alt Language(s):
Inglés
 
Discriminación de seguridad y salud en el lugar de trabajo

Folleto: Los empleados tienen derecho a reportar sus inquietudes sobre seguridad y salud en sus lugares de trabajo.  Este folleto describe las “actividades protegidas": bajo la Ley de Seguridad y Salud Industrial de Washington (WISHA, por su sigla en inglés) y explica lo que debe hacer un empleado si él/ella es castigado o despedido por ejercer estos derechos.



Publication
F417-244-999



Alt Language(s):
Inglés
 
Elección para prueba de sangre de colinesterasa

Formulario:  Es utilizado para indicar si usted elije o no que se le hagan examenes de colinesterasa en la sangre.



Form
F413-064-999



Alt Language(s):
Inglés
Inglés
 
Employer's Guide to the Hazard Communication Rule (Chinese)

Booklet: Washington State's new Hazard Communication rule became effective April 15, 2013. It is intended to improve understanding of hazard information found on product labels. The booklet includes training requirements, a Q&A about who is covered, pictograms, descriptions of hazards and everything employers need to know and do to be in compliance.

The changes are based on the International Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).



Publication
F413-012-888



Alt Language(s):
Inglés
한국의
Español
Vi?t
 
Employer's Guide to the Hazard Communication Rule (Korean)

Booklet: Washington State's new Hazard Communication rule became effective April 15, 2013. It is intended to improve understanding of hazard information found on product labels. The booklet includes training requirements, a Q&A about who is covered, pictograms, descriptions of hazards and everything employers need to know and do to be in compliance.

The changes are based on the International Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).



Publication
F413-012-777



Alt Language(s):
中国的
Inglés
Español
Vi?t
 
Eye On Safety Card

Reference card: 8.5 X 5.5 card to promote L&I's EyeOnSafety.info website, where you can find video shorts, training videos, investigation stories and other visual resources.



Publication
F417-222-000


 
Fall Hazards: Standing Walls - Highlights of Fall Protection Requirements

Safety Topic fact sheet: Describes the fall hazards workers are exposed to while framing, erecting and raising walls without using fall protection. Includes photos, safety requirements and different methods of fall restraints and fall arrest systems.



Publication
F417-252-000


 
Fall Protection Work Plan Requirements

This booklet defines the work plan requirements you must meet for fall protection.



Form
F417-107-000


 
Fall Protection Work Plan Requirements

This booklet defines the work plan requirements you must meet for fall protection.



Publication
F417-107-000


 
Forklift Safety: Training requirements and helpful tips

Fact sheet: Provides answers to the most-often asked questions about forklift training. Includes a checklist that employer may use to document that employees have been trained and/or evaluated in the required topics.



Publication
F417-202-000


 
Guía sobre la norma de comunicación de riesgos químicos

Folleto:  La norma de comunicación sobre los riesgos químicos se hizo efectiva el 15 de abril de 2013.  Se intenta mejorar el entendimiento de la información de peligro que se encuentra en las etiquetas de los productos.  El folleto incluye los requisitos de capacitación, preguntas y respuestas sobre quien está cubierto, pictogramas, descripciones de los peligros y todo lo que los empleadores necesitan saber y hacer para poder cumplir con la norma.

Los cambios están basados en el Sistema globalmente armonizado de clasificación y etiquetado de productos químicos (GHS, por su sigla en inglés).

 Esta publicación por el momento no está disponible debido a que hay revisiones en progreso.



Publication
F413-012-999



Alt Language(s):
中国的
Inglés
한국의
Vi?t
 
Guide to Crew Safety Meetings

Pamphlet/booklet: Provides a succinct guide to conducting crew safety meetings for general industry and the construction industry. Includes a format for recording meeting minutes.



Publication
F417-043-000


 
Guide to the Hazard Communication Rule (Vietnamese)

Booklet: Washington State's new Hazard Communication rule became effective April 15, 2013. It is intended to improve understanding of hazard information found on product labels. The booklet includes training requirements, a Q&A about who is covered, pictograms, descriptions of hazards and everything employers need to know and do to be in compliance.

The changes are based on the International Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).



Publication
F413-012-555



Alt Language(s):
中国的
Inglés
한국의
Español
 
Heat-related Illness Education Card/ Tarjeta de educación sobre enfermedades relacionadas con el calor (English/español)

Identifies the effects of heat exhaustion and heat stroke on the body and what to do if you observe symptoms. Reviews prevention steps. PDF file is set up for two copies to print at one time.

Tarjeta: Identifica los efectos del agotamiento por el calor y la insolación en el cuerpo y lo que puede hacer si observa estos síntomas. Revisa los pasos para la prevención.  El archivo en PDF está configurado para que se impriman dos copias al mismo tiempo.



Publication
F417-218-909


 
Jorge's New Job: Cholinesterase Testing in Washington State / Un Nuevo Trabajo para Jorge(English/Spanish)

Pamphlet/booklet: Uses a story format with dialogue and photographs to explain the hazards of cholinesterase-inhibiting pesticides, the state's monitoring program and the importance of using proper safety equipment when working with pesticides.

Panfleto/folleto:  Utiliza un formato de cuento con diálogo y fotografías para explicar los peligros de la colinesterasa, el programa de monitoreo del estado y la importancia del uso adecuado del equipo de seguridad cuando se trabaja con pesticidas.



Publication
F417-213-909


 
Lo básico sobre la protección contra caídas en actividades de la industria de la construcción

Folleto:  Proporciona un resumen de las normas modificadas de protección contra caídas y de los requisitos para las actividades en la construcción con fecha de vigencia del 1º de abril de 2013.



Publication
F414-154-999



Alt Language(s):
Inglés
 
Logger Safety Initiative Jobsite Notification

Members of the Logger Safety Initiative and landowners use this form to report their jobsite to L&I.



Form
F417-249-000


 
Logging Emergency Medical Plan (Logging Safety and Health Meetings)

Use this two part form for employers to record work locations and emergency rescue info and for holding safety meetings for each new jobsite



Form
F417-014-000


 
Lumber Handling in Sawmills

Book: Developed by mill workers, mill managers and L&I, this manual describes the risks of musculoskeletal injury in lumber-handling jobs. Identifies controls to reduce hazards,increase efficiency and reduce injuries.



Manual
F417-196-000


 
Mantenga a sus empleados seguros y trabajando

Folleto:  Describe los beneficios de las consultas gratis para  empleadores que ofrece la División de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (DOSH, por su sigla en inglés) de L&I.  Estos servicios incluyen consultas de seguridad y/o higiene industrial, asistencia de ergonomía y recomendaciones sobre el manejo de riesgos en el sitio de trabajo.



Publication
F417-209-999



Alt Language(s):
Inglés
 
Monitoreo de la colinesterasa - recomendaciones del proveedor médico (ejemplo)

El proveedor llena este formulario.  Este formulario da recomendaciones por parte del proveedor sobre lo que necesita hacerse basado en los resultados de las pruebas hechas al empleado.



Form
F413-070-999



Alt Language(s):
Inglés
Inglés
 
Nail Gun Safety: A Guide for Construction Contractors

Booklet: Gives information needed to prevent nail gun injuries for construction employers.



Publication
F417-232-000


 
Physical Exam - Charter Boat Operators License

This form is used by applicants applying for a charter boat operators license to have completed by a physician for an operators license



Form
F416-056-000


 
Pocket Guide to Caution Zone Jobs

Pamphlet/booklet: This advisory pocket guide reviews 14 workplace risk factors that can lead to soft tissue injuries such as back strain, tendinitis and carpal tunnel syndrome. Suggests ways to identify the risk factors. Lists helpful resources from L&I.



Publication
F417-195-000


 
Preguntas y Respuestas:Comunicación sobre los riesgos químicos

Hoja de información: Proporciona información sobre cambios a los reglamentos federales de comunicación de la Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA, por su sigla en inglés), los cuales causan la necesidad para cambios en la norma del estado de Washington.  Se proyecta que los cambios mejoren el entendimiento de la información de peligro que se encuentra en las etiquetas de los productos para prevenir más efectivamente las lesiones, enfermedades y muertes.



Publication
F417-242-999



Alt Language(s):
Inglés
 
Presuntos riesgos de Salud y Seguridad (Formulario de queja de la División de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional)

Los empleados usan este formulario de queja para reportar las condiciones de trabajo que ponen en peligro la seguridad y salud de los trabajadores.



Form
F418-052-999



Alt Language(s):
Inglés
 
Protecting Yourself and Your Workers from Poison Oak and Ivy /Protejase usted mismo y a sus trabajadores contra el Zumaque Venenoso y la hiebra venenosa (English/Spanish)

Pamphlet/booklet: Discusses the effects of poison oak and ivy, where it is found in Washington State, how to control growth and protect workers from exposure.

Panfleto:  Discute los efectos del zumaque y la hiedra venenosos, dónde se encuentran en el estado de Washington, cómo controlar el crecimiento y proteger a los trabajadores contra la exposición a las mismas.



Publication
F413-047-000


 
Q&A: Cranes, Rigging and Personnel Lifting Rule, Chapter 296-155 WAC, Part L

Q&A Factsheet: Answers to questions crane or derrik operators/owners might have regarding vehicle/operator certification and training required for cranes and derriks based on possible construction site scenerios.



Publication
F417-245-000


 
Q&A: Hazard Communication Standard

Fact sheet: Provides information about changes to OSHA'S Federal Hazard Communication Standard, which triggers the need for changes to Washington State's standard. Rulemaking is under way in 2013. The changes are intended to improve comprehension of hazard information found in product labels to more effectively prevent injuries, illnesses and fatalities.



Publication
F417-242-000



Alt Language(s):
Español
 
Q&A: Stay of Abatement Date

Fact sheet: Explains how an employer requests a "stay of abatement date." Effective July 1, 2012, an employer must fix a hazard cited in a workplace inspection during appeal unless he or she has requested and been granted a stay of abatement date.



Publication
F417-235-000


 
Queja de discriminación de la División de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional

Si Usted piensa que ha sido discriminado o despedido por reportar los peligros existentes en su lugar de trabajo, utilice este formulario para presentar una queja.



Form
F416-011-999



Alt Language(s):
Inglés
 
Quick Tips for Lifting/Consejos breves para levantar cargas (English/español)

Fact sheet: Provides 10 tips for safer lifting. Contains illustrations.

Hoja de información:  Proporciona 10 consejos para levantar objetos con seguridad.  Contiene ilustraciones.

 



Publication
F417-055-909


 
Reservation Form Safety and Health Video Library

Use this form to make reservations of safety and health videos. There is both a fillable MS Word form that you can email in, and a fillable PDF that you can fill and print.



Form
F417-206-000


 
Risk Management Consultation

Pamphlet/booklet: Describes the benefits of free risk management consultations. L&I’s Risk Managers can provide: data and analysis specific to your business that shows how claims can affect the premiums you pay; show you the cost/benefit of claim management strategies; identify return-to-work options and resources; and review best practices in hiring strategies and procedures.



Publication
F417-246-000


 
Safety and Health Discrimination Complaint

Use this form to file a complaint when you feel you've been discriminated against or discharged for reporting a workplace safety hazard.



Form
F416-011-000



Alt Language(s):
Español
 
Safety and Health Discrimination in the Workplace

Brochure: Employees have the right to report concerns about safety and health in their workplace. This brochure describes "protected activities" under the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA) and explains what an employee should do if he/she has been punished or fired for exercising these rights.



Publication
F417-244-000



Alt Language(s):
Español
 
Safety and Health Investment Projects (SHIP) Grant Program

Booklet: Introduces the SHIP Grant Program and application process. SHIP awards grants for innovative projects that (1) prevent workplace injuries, illnesses and deaths and (2) encourage injured workers to return to work early and reduce long-term disability.



Publication
F417-224-000


 
Safety and Health Program Assessment Worksheet

Safety and Health Program Assessment Worksheet



Form
F417-227-000


 
Safety and Health Workshops

Pamphlet/Brochure: Introduces free workshops to help employers prevent workplace injuries and control workers' compensation costs. Includes course descriptions, and how to register.



Publication
F416-036-000


 
Safety Meeting Minutes

Use this form to record the minutes from your safety meetings - these records must be retained for one year from the date of each meeting



Form
F417-087-000



Alt Language(s):
Español
 
Safety Standards for Administrative Rules WAC 296-900

Administrative Rules and the DOSH Administrative Manual affords employers the right to administrative and judicial review of alleged violations, initial penalties and abatement periods.



Manual
F414-136-000


 
Safety Standards for Confined Spaces WAC 296-809

This chapter applies to all confined spaces and provides requirements to protect employees from the hazards of entering and working in confined spaces.



Manual
F414-068-000


 
Safety Standards for Construction Work WAC 296-155

Construction work shall mean and include all or any part of excavation, construction, erection, alteration, repair, demolition, and dismantling, of buildings and other structures.



Manual
F414-033-000


 
Safety Standards for Core Rules WAC 296-800

The Core rules contains basic safety and health rules that affect all employers and should cover almost everything small, nonmanufacturing employers need for a safe and healthful workplace.



Manual
F414-059-000


 
Safety Standards for Ethylene Oxide WAC 296-855

Ethylene Oxide is a flammable colorless gas that is commonly used to sterilize medical equipment and as a fumigant for certain agricultural products. It is also used as an intermediary in the production of various chemicals such as ethylene glycol, automotive antifreeze, and polyethylene. Exposure is the contact an employee has with ethylene oxide, whether or not protection is provided by respirators or other personal protective equipment (PPE). Exposure can occur through various routes of entry such as inhalation, ingestion, skin contact, or skin absorption.

 



Manual
F414-132-000


 
Safety Standards for Fire Fighters WAC 296-305

The rules of this chapter shall apply with respect to any and all activities, operations and equipment of employers and employees involved in providing fire protection services, fire fighters and their work places, including the fire combat scene.

Firefighters are rescuers extensively trained in firefighting, primarily to extinguish hazardous fires that threaten property and civilian or natural populations and to rescue people from dangerous situations, like collapsed or burning buildings.



Manual
F414-036-000


 
Safety Standards for Forklifts and Other Powered Industrial Trucks WAC 296-863

This chapter applies to powered industrial trucks, electric motors or internal combustion engines, fork trucks, forklifts, tractors, platform lift trucks, motorized hand trucks and other specialized industrial trucks.



Manual
F414-126-000


 
Safety Standards for Ladders, Portable and Fixed WAC 296-876

This chapter applies to portable and fixed ladders, including job-made wooden ladders, ladder safety, the proper construction, use, placement, and care in handling ladders.



Manual
F414-133-000


 
Safety Standards for Laundry Machinery and Operations WAC 296-303

Laundry Machinery and Operations applies to moving parts of equipment used in laundries and to conditions peculiar to this industry, with special reference to the point of operation of laundry machines in an establishment wherein the washing, ironing, or other finishing of clothes, or any other textiles is done.



Manual
F414-012-000


 
Safety Standards for Logging Operations WAC 296-54

This chapter establishes safety practices for all types of logging, log road construction and other forest activities using logging machinery and/or power saws regardless of the end use of the wood. This includes; logging, cutting and transporting timber, cutting timber, log harvesting logging, pulpwood logging camps, rails, rough wood, manufacturing, stump removing in the field, timber piling, timber pole cutting, tree chipping in the field, wood chipping in the field. In addition, logging and personal protective equipment, hand and portable powered tools, falling and bucking, tree pulling, mechanized falling, climbing equipment, rigging, spars, wire rope and various types of cable logging systems, guylines, tail/lift trees and anchors, yarding, skidding, landing, transportation of logs and stationary trailer loaders, log unloading, booms, and rafting grounds, transportation crews, signals and signal systems.



Manual
F414-016-000


 
Safety Standards for Possession, Handling, and Use of Explosives WAC 296-52

Explosives mean any chemical compound or mechanical mixture commonly intended or used for the purpose of producing an explosion.



Manual
F414-038-000


 
Safety Standards for Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Shipbreaking Chapter 296-304 WAC

Safety Standards for Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Shipbreaking Chapter 296-304 WAC



Manual
F414-025-000


 
Safety Standards for WAC 296-24 - General Safety and Health

The rules in this chapter are designed to protect the safety and health of employees by creating a healthy work environment by establishing requirements to control safety hazards in the workplace.



Manual
F414-040-000


 
Safety Standards for WAC 296-45  -  Electrical Workers

Safety Standards for Electrical Workers, 296-45 WAC, consist of the requirements for safeguarding employees against electrical hazards in their workplace; requirements for electric equipment and wiring in locations classified as hazardous.



Manual
F414-032-000


 
Safety Standards for WAC 296-67 - Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals

The purpose this of section, Chapter 296-67 WAC, Process safety management of highly hazardous chemicals, contains requirements for preventing or minimizing the consequences of catastrophic releases of toxic, reactive, flammable, or explosive chemicals. These releases may result in toxic, fire, or explosion hazards.



Manual
F414-090-000


 
Safety Standards for WAC 296-901 - Global Harmonized System for Hazard Communication

Chapter 296-901 WAC, GHS is the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. The GHS is a system for standardizing and harmonizing the classification and labeling of chemicals.



Manual
F414-155-000


 
Safety Standards for WAC 296-78- Sawmillis & Woodworking Operations

The Department of Labor and Industries has rewritten and reorganized for clarity and ease of use, Chapter 296-78 WAC, Sawmills and Woodworking Operations.



Manual
F414-010-000


 
Safety Standards for WAC 296-842  - Respirators

An apparatus worn over the mouth and nose or the entire face to prevent the inhalation of dust, smoke, or other noxious substances. Respirator is a type of personal protective equipment designed to protect the wearer from airborne contaminants, oxygen deficiency, or both.



Manual
F414-119-000


 
Safety Standards Lockout/Tagout WAC 296-803

Lockout/Tagout applies to the service and maintenance of machines and equipment, including piping systems, if employees could be injured by the unexpected energization or start up of the machine or equipment or release of stored energy. Energy sources include mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical, thermal, or other energy, including gravity. Machines and equipment include those that produce high intensity electromagnetic fields.



Manual
F414-124-000


 
Safety Standards Machine Safety WAC 296-806

This chapter applies if you have machines or machine operations in your workplace. Machines and their moving parts create the potential for workplace injuries.



Manual
F414-125-000


 
Safety Standsards for WAC 296-874 - Scaffolds

Scaffolds, Chapter 296-874 WAC, applies to suspended and supported scaffolds, including their supporting structure and anchorage points. A scaffold is a temporary elevated platform, including its supporting structure and anchorage points, used for supporting employees or materials. A suspended scaffold is one or more platforms suspended from an overhead structure by ropes or other non-rigid means.



Manual
F414-128-000


 
Seguridad con los tractores: protección contra vuelcos y los cinturones de seguridad

Folleto: Resumen de las reglas de seguridad para la barra protectora contra vuelcos (ROPS, por su sigla en inglés) y los cinturones de seguridad en los tractores. También lista las exenciones y proporciona otra información sobre la operación segura de tractores.



Publication
F417-234-999



Alt Language(s):
Inglés
 
Su cuerpo, su empleo: prevención del síndrome del túnel carpiano y otros trastornos músculo esqueléticos de las extremidades superiores

Folleto:  Indica los síntomas y factores de riesgo para el síndrome del túnel carpiano y otros transtornos músculo esqueléticos que afectan el hombro, brazo y codo.  Discute los enfoques de prevención y dónde pueden encontrar más información.  



Publication
F413-024-999



Alt Language(s):
Inglés
 
Supervisor's Report of an Accident

Supervisors use this form to document information from an accident or injury.



Form
F417-048-000


 
Sus pulmones su trabajo su vida: lo que debería saber acerca del asma ocupacional

Folleto:  Brevemente indica los síntomas y las causas del asma relacionada con el trabajo  y explica  la prevención y enfoques de tratamiento.



Publication
F413-060-999



Alt Language(s):
Inglés
русский
 
The DOSH Consultation Manual

The DOSH Consultation Manual provides guidance regarding some of the internal operations of L&I and the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH). The contents of the manuals are not enforceable by any person or entity against the Department of Labor and Industries or the State of Washington.



Manual
F414-151-000


 
Tractor Safety: Rollover Protection and Seatbelts

Pamphlet: Summarizes the safety rules for rollover protective structures (ROPS) and seatbelts on tractors. Also lists exemptions and provides other information about safe operation of tractors.



Publication
F417-234-000



Alt Language(s):
Español
 
Una guía de seguridad y salud del lugar de trabajo en el estado de Washington

Folleto: Provee un resumen de la Ley de Seguridad y Salud Industrial de Washington (WISHA, por su sigla en inglés), derechos y responsabilidades del trabajador y del empleador, cumplimiento de las leyes de WISHA y los servicios de consultoría y educación que L&I proporciona. El título anterior era, Una guía de WISHA.



Publication
F416-132-999



Alt Language(s):
Inglés
 
Variance Application - IND S&H

Use this form to apply for a variance for an allowed deviation from a specific safety or health standard when an employer substitutes measures which afford an equal degree of safety.



Form
F414-021-000


 
Washington State Top 25 Hazardous Industries

Booklet: Provides a summary of occupational injury and illness data, including safety and health violations cited, by the top 25 hazardous industries for the five-year period 2006 to 2010.



Publication
F417-243-000


 
What Are Your Rights as a Worker? / ¿Cuáles son sus derechos como trabajador? (English/español)

Fact sheet: Provides a brief overview of the worker rights administered by the Department of Labor and Industries. These include certain employment-related rights and rights pertaining to workplace safety and workers' compensation benefits.

Hoja de información: Proporciona un resumen de los derechos de los trabajadores administrados por el Departamento de Labor e Industrias. Estos incluyen algunos derechos relacionados con el empleo y derechos con la seguridad en el lugar de trabajo y beneficios de compensación para los trabajadores. 



Publication
F101-061-909



Alt Language(s):
English/កម្ពុជា
English/한국의
English/русский
English/Vi?t
 
WISHA Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens - Chapter 296-823 WAC

Pathogenic microorganisms that are present in human blood and can cause disease in humans.



Manual
F414-073-000


 
Workers' Compensation Discrimination / Discriminación porque se lesionó en su trabajo (English/español)

Fact sheet: Explains workers' legal right to file a workplace injury claim and how to file a complaint if discrimination has occurred.

Hoja de información:  Explica el derecho legal de los trabajadores para presentar un reclamo de lesión en el lugar de trabajo y como presentar una queja si ocurre una discriminación.



Publication
F262-249-909


 
Workers' Guide to Hazardous Chemicals / Guía del trabajador para el uso de químicos (English/español)

Brochure: Explains workers' rights under Washington's Hazard Communication rule but does not fulfill an employer's legal obligation to provide information and training to employees.

Includes information for workers about working safety around hazardous chemicals and understanding warning labels.

Folleto:  Explica los derechos de los trabajadores bajo la ley de comunicación de riesgos químicos en el estado de Washington pero no satisface la obligación legal del empleador para proporcionar información y capacitación para los empleados.

Incluye información para los trabajadores sobre la seguridad al trabajar donde se usan químicos peligrosos y entender las etiquetas de advertencia.

The Spanish section of this publication is being revised and will be available in the future. / Estamos actualizando la sección en español de esta publicación y estará disponible en el futuro.



Publication
F413-014-909


 
Workplace Safety and Health Pocket Guide

Pocket guide: Provides links to online information, including safety and health consultations, how to develop a safety program, reporting hazards and injuries, other safety training, and information for teen workers.



Publication
F417-241-000


 
Workplace Safety and Health Rules and Guides

This CD has been discontinued, but the safety and health rules and guides are available on the L&I website.

For more information, see the links in the "Websites" section below.

These links contain all workplace safety and health rules for Washington State and policies and related laws. Included are guides covering accident prevention programs (APP) and personal protective equipment (PPE).

 



CD
F414-074-034


 
Your Lungs, Your Work, Your Life: What You Should Know about Work-related Asthma

Pamphlet/booklet: Briefly reviews the symptoms and causes of work-related asthma and explains prevention and treatment approaches.



Publication
F413-060-000



Alt Language(s):
русский
Español
 
2014 Workplace Safety and Health Calendar: Top 12 Hazards that Cause Injuries and Deaths

Calendar: Features real Washington State businesses and employees handling typical workplace hazards and spotlighting the top 12 hazards that cause injuries and deaths. It includes suggested weekly safety and health tips for different hazards, including slips trips and falls, struck by falling objects, burns and more.



Publication
F417-248-000


 
A Safe and Healthy Workplace Begins with You
Pamphlet: Provides an overview of employers' responsibilities for workplace safety and health in Washington State. Covers free L&I services, including workplace consultations, online training and prevention resources and required posters. Intended for new businesses or businesses hiring employees for the first time.

Publication
F417-210-000


 
Bicycle Safety: Delivery, couriers, and messengers

Fact Sheet: Provides a summary of requirements and tips to ensure the safety of bicycle couriers, bicycle messengers and bicycle delivery riders. Includes a safety checklist.



Publication
F417-250-000


 
Electrical Safety Tips for Your Home: Protect Your Family and Your Property
Pamphlet/Booklet: Provides information to help consumers properly handle electrical equipment and appliances, know the required permits and inspections for electrical work, and verify licenses and certifications before having electrical work performed.

Publication
F500-115-000


 
Ergonomics Consultation: Free, Confidential, Powerful Impact on Your Bottom Line

Pamphlet: Provides information to employers interested in a free ergonomics consultation for their business. Explains the importance of workplace ergonomics and how L&I can help to assess injury-causing tasks, and help develop an ergonomics program.



Publication
F417-233-000


 
Fall Protection Basics for Construction Activities

Booklet: Provides an overview of revised fall protection rules and requirements for construction activities effective April 1, 2013.



Publication
F414-154-000



Alt Language(s):
Español
 
Fall Protection: Responding to Emergencies
Book: This guide is for employers and for employees who work from exposed, elevated surfaces. It covers the following: what to do to prevent fall-related emergencies and how to respond promptly if a fall-related emergency occurs. Includes illustrations of aided-rescue equipment systems.

Publication
F417-208-000


 
Faulty Water Heaters and Kids Don't Mix
Fact sheet: Designed for operators of childcare facilities, this fact sheet explains the importance of keeping boilers and pressure vessels operating safety. Provides an overview of inspection requirements, frequency, and fees.

Publication
F620-059-000


 
Forklift Safety Guide
Book: Provides general information on kinds of forklifts, principles of physics that apply to forklifts, training requirements for forklift operators, basic operator safety rules, dangers of carbon monoxide, and safety while servicing a forklift.

Publication
F417-031-000


 
Guidelines for Selecting Reserve Trees
Book: Provides technical guidance on retaining reserve trees in concert with safe work practices and forest and wildlife management goals. Produced cooperatively by state and federal agencies and industry groups.

Publication
F417-092-000


 
How to Ride Safely on Elevators, Escalators and Moving Walks
Pamphlet/booklet: Provides safety tips and interesting facts to promote safe use of elevators, escalators and moving walks.

Publication
F621-084-000


 
Keep Your Employees Safe and Working

Pamphlet/booklet: Describes the benefits of free employer consultations offered by L&I's Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH). These services include on-site safety and/or industrial hygiene consultations, ergonomics assistance and risk management advice.



Publication
F417-209-000



Alt Language(s):
Español
 
Lessons for Lifting & Moving Materials
Book: Identifies work areas, tasks and procedures that place employees at risk of injury. Describes and illustrates methods that help reduce the risk of injury.

Publication
F417-129-000


 
Office Ergonomics: Practical solutions for a safer workplace
Book: Provides information and tools to analyze office jobs, find problems and develop ergonomic solutions.

Publication
F417-133-000


 
Operating Boilers Safely
Fact sheet: Explains what you need to know to keep your boilers and pressure vessels operating safety. Provides an overview of inspection requirements, frequency and fees.

Publication
F620-025-000


 
Operating Power Lawn and Yard-care Equipment: Safety for Teen Workers
Fact sheet: Overview of safety practices, plus information on what equipment employees under 18 can and cannot operate. Provides resources on requirements for hearing protection and PPE (personal protective equipment).

Publication
F700-010-000


 
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Guide
Book: This guide helps employers comply with the WISHA Personal Protective Equipment rules. It covers general personal protective equipment and PPE requirements used to protect the head, eyes and face, hand and arm, foot and leg, and body (torso) in most work environments.

Publication
F417-207-000


 
Pocket Guide to Worker Rights

Brochure: This guide is to help workers understand their rights in Washington State. It includes information about safety and health protection, minimum wage and overtime pay, prevailing wage, rest and meal breaks, sick leave, family leave, workers' compensation benefits and retaliation.



Publication
F101-165-000


 
Protect Yourself and Your Family from Lead Poisoning
Pamphlet/booklet: Explains the risks of lead exposure for workers who work on outdoor steel structures, and harmful effects on workers and their families. It includes a poster about the importance of safe work practices and procedures.

Publication
F417-214-000


 
Questions and Answers about Electrical Safety
Fact Sheet: Answers questions about training and certification/licensing requirements for those who perform electrical installations, and electrical work that requires a permit and inspection.

Publication
F500-110-000


 
Restaurant Employee Safety Orientation Checklist
Fact Sheet: Download this checklist to help with the safety orientation of new restaurant employees.

Publication
F700-140-000


 
Rigging Safety: Construction Rigging Requirements

Safety Topic fact sheet: Provides information on how to correctly and safety rig loads on construction job sites to prevent falling material, property damage and equipment failure or tip over. Includes a summary chart of requirements material handling and cranes and derricks.



Publication
F417-253-000


 
Safety for Commercial Dive Teams
Fact sheet: Provides an overview of safety for commercial dive teams, summarizes the key requirements of commercial diving regulations (WAC 296-37), and includes contact information.

Publication
F417-226-000


 
Safety Steps for Supervisors and Employees in Restaurants
Fact Sheet: A useful summary of the responsibilities both employers and employees share for a safe workplace. This can be shared with new employees during their initial orientation.

Publication
F700-139-000


 
START Program (Safety through Achieving Recognition Together)
Fact sheet: Provides an overview of START, a program that recognizes occupational safety and health excellence in small businesses. Includes program requirements and benefits.

Publication
F417-229-000


 
Voluntary Protection Program (VPP)
Fact sheet: Provides an overview of the VPP, a program that recognizes occupational safety and health excellence. Identifies benefits and includes testimonials from companies awarded VPP status.

Publication
F417-221-000


 
What Are Your Rights as a Worker? (English/Cambodian)
Fact sheet: Provides a brief overview of the worker rights administered by the Department of Labor and Industries. These include certain employment-related rights and rights pertaining to workplace safety and workers' compensation benefits.

Publication
F101-061-606



Alt Language(s):
English/한국의
English/русский
English/Español
English/Vi?t
 
What Are Your Rights as a Worker? (English/Korean)
Fact sheet: Provides a brief overview of the worker rights administered by the Department of Labor and Industries. These include certain employment-related rights and rights pertaining to workplace safety and workers' compensation benefits.

Publication
F101-061-707



Alt Language(s):
English/កម្ពុជា
English/русский
English/Español
English/Vi?t
 
What Are Your Rights as a Worker? (English/Russian)
Fact sheet: Provides a brief overview of the worker rights administered by the Department of Labor and Industries. These include certain employment-related rights and rights pertaining to workplace safety and workers' compensation benefits.

Publication
F101-061-404



Alt Language(s):
English/កម្ពុជា
English/한국의
English/Español
English/Vi?t
 
What Are Your Rights as a Worker? (English/Vietnamese)
Fact sheet: Provides a brief overview of the worker rights administered by the Department of Labor and Industries. These include certain employment-related rights and rights pertaining to workplace safety and workers' compensation benefits.

Publication
F101-061-505



Alt Language(s):
English/កម្ពុជា
English/한국의
English/русский
English/Español
 
When a Loved One Dies at Work

Brochure: Provides information to loved ones of workers who died from a job-related injury or illness, including how to apply for survivor benefits. Explains the L&I fatality investigation and how family members can stay informed of the investigation's status.



Publication
F417-240-000



Alt Language(s):
Español
 
Worker and Community Right-to-Know Program
Fact sheet: Provides an overview of the Worker and Community Right-to-Know (RTK) Program authorized by legislation in 1986. Explains the RTK fees, education on hazardous substances that the fees support, who pays the fees and how they are calculated.

Publication
F413-075-000


 
Working Safely with Asbestos in Brake and Clutch Linings
Pamphlet/booklet: Reviews the health hazards of asbestos exposure, use of asbestos in brake and clutch linings, employer's responsibilities, how employees can protect themselves, employee rights, and where to get help with waste management.

Poster
F413-049-000


 
Working Safely with Asbestos in Brake and Clutch Linings
Pamphlet/booklet: Reviews the health hazards of asbestos exposure, use of asbestos in brake and clutch linings, employer's responsibilities, how employees can protect themselves, employee rights, and where to get help with waste management.

Publication
F413-049-000


 
Workplace Violence: Awareness and Prevention for Employers and Employees
Book: Describes four types of workplace violence, outlines steps to minimize and prevent violent acts, and discusses potential risk factors and prevention techniques.

Publication
F417-140-000


 
Your Body, Your Job: Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Other Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders
Pamphlet/booklet: Reviews the symptoms and risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome and several other musculoskeletal disorders that affect the shoulder, arm and elbow. Discusses prevention approaches and where to get more information.

Publication
F413-024-000



Alt Language(s):
Español
 
Your Lungs, Your Work, Your Life: What You Should Know about Work-related Asthma (Russian)
Pamphlet/booklet: Briefly reviews the symptoms and causes of work-related asthma and explains prevention and treatment approaches.

Publication
F413-060-444



Alt Language(s):
Inglés
Español
 





End of main content, page footer follows.

Access Washington official state portal

© Washington State Dept. of Labor & Industries. Use of this site is subject to the laws of the state of Washington.