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DOSH eRules Project

 
  • DOSH eRules Phase I (Chapters 296-829, 296-832, 296-876, 296-878 WAC)
  • DOSH eRules Phase II (Chapters 296-807, 296-817, 296-823, 296-826, 296-865, 296-869, 296-870, 296-874 WAC)
  • DOSH eRules Phase III (Chapters 296-56, 296-809, 296-806, 296-828, 296-860, 296-864 WAC)
  • DOSH eRules Phase IV (Chapter 296-24 WAC General Safety and Health Standards)
  • DOSH eRules Phase V (Chapter 296-155 WAC Safety Standards for Construction Work)
  • DOSH eRules Phase VI (Chapters 296-59, 296-65, 296-301, 296-303, 296-304, 296-803, 296-811, 296-816, 296-818, 296-824, 296-835, 296-841, 296-842, 296-863, and 296-900 WAC)
  • DOSH eRules Phase VII (WAC Chapters 296-32, 296-36, 296-37, 296-52, 296-59, 296-63, 296-67, 296-78, 296-79, 296-99, 296-115).

4/25/2014

Apprenticeship

Chapter 296-05 WAC

  • Chapter 296-05-007 WAC, Rules of Procedure. Chapter 296-05-321 WAC, Apprenticeship AgreementóCancellation.

11/18/2014

Industrial insurance

Chapter 296-14 WAC

  • Banked Hours (Chapter 296-14 WAC)
  • Claim Suppression (Chapter 296-14 WAC)
  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) (Chapters 296-14, 296-20, 296-21 WAC)
  • Loss of Earning Power (Chapters 296-14, 296-20 WAC)
  • Pay During Appeal (Chapters 296-14, 296-15, 296-20 WAC)
  • Reduce Pension Discount Rate and Update Mortality Tables (Chapter 296-14 WAC)
  • Update Pension Discount Rate (Chapter 296-14 WAC)

9/22/2015

Workers' compensation self-insurance rules and regulations

Chapter 296-15 WAC

  • Self-Insurance Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) (WAC Chapter 296-15)
  • Self-Insurance Housekeeping (Chapter 296-15 WAC)
  • Self-Insurance Option 2 Benefits (Chapter 296-15 WAC)
  • Self-Insurance Penalty for Delay of Medical Benefits (Section 296-15-266 WAC - Penalties)
  • Workers' Compensation Self-Insurance Rules and Regulations (WAC Chapter 296-15)

12/22/2015

Preferred Worker Program

WAC 296-16-100 to 170

  • Employer - Worker Reemployment Incentives (Chapter 296-16 WAC - Preferred Worker Program)

4/19/2016

General reporting rules, classifications, audit and recordkeeping, rates and rating system for Washington workers' compensation insurance

Chapter 296-17 WAC

  • 2015 Classifications Updates (Chapters 296-17, WAC 296-17A WAC)
  • 2015 Rates (Chapters 296-17, Chapter 296-17B WAC)
  • 2016 Classification Rulemaking (WAC Chapters 296-17 & 296-17A)
  • 2016 Industrial Insurance Premium Rates
  • 2016 Industrial Insurance Premium Rates (Chapter 296-17 WAC and Chapter 296-17B WAC)
  • 2016 Miscellaneous Rulemaking (WAC Chapter 296-17A)
  • Emergency filing: Taxi, for hire, limousine, and commercial transportation service drivers legislation (WAC Chapter 296-17, WAC Chapter 296-17A)
  • Misc. Classification and Reporting Changes (Chapters 296-17, Chapter 296-17A)
  • Student Volunteers, Unpaid Students, 100 Hour Reporting Method (WAC Chapters 296-17 and 296-17A)
  • Taxi, for hire, limousine, and commercial transportation service drivers legislation (WAC Chapter 296-17, WAC Chapter 296-17A)

12/1/2015

Classifications for Washington Workers' Compensation Insurance

Chapter 296-17A WAC

  • Farm Internship Program (Chapter 296-17 WAC)

9/3/2014

Rule Latest Activity

Retrospective Rating for Workers' Compensation Insurance

Chapter 296-17B WAC

  • Common Ownership Pilot Rulemaking (WAC 296-17B-770 Common Ownership)
  • Retro rules update (Chatper 296-17B WAC)
  • Retrospective Rating for Workers' Compensation (Petitions)

8/5/2015

Vocational rehabilitation

Chapter 296-19A WAC

  • Option 2 Benefits (Chapter 296-19A - Vocational Rehabilitation)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 296-19A WAC)

4/5/2016

Medical Aid Rules

Chapter 296-20 WAC

  • ICD Rules updates (WACs 296-20-125, 296-20-01002, 296-20-025, 296-20-03001, and 296-20-06101)
  • Lumbar Fusion and Structured Intensive Multidisciplinary Programs (SIMP) (Chapter 296-20 WAC - Medical Aid Rules)
  • Medical Aid Rules (WAC Chapters 296-20-135, 296-23-220, 296-23-230)
  • Medical Aid Rules Updates (WAC 296-20-135 Conversion Factors, WAC 296-23-220 Physical Therapy Rules, WAC 296-23-230 Occupational Therapy Rules)
  • Travel Expense Reimbursement (WAC 296-20-1103)

8/1/2015

Reimbursement policies: Psychiatric services, biofeedback, physical medicine

Chapter 296-21 WAC

  • Athletic Trainers Update (Chapters 296-21-290, 296-23-220 WAC)

11/18/2014

Recordkeeping and Reporting

Chapter 296-27 WAC

  • OSHA Recording and Reporting Rule Changes (Chapters 296-27, 296-37, 296-78, 296-115, 296-307, 296-800 WAC)
  • Recordkeeping and Reporting (Phase 2) (WAC Chapter 296-27)

7/1/2015

Rules for the administration of the crime victims compensation program

Chapter 296-30 WAC

  • Crime Victims Compensation Program - Benefit Limits Changes (Chapter 296-30 WAC, Chapter 296-31 WAC, Chapter 296-33 WAC)

7/1/2015

Telecommunications, safety standards for.

Chapter 296-32 WAC

  • Safety Standards for Telecommunications

8/6/2013

Rule Latest Activity

Compressed air work, Safety standards

Chapter 296-36 WAC

  • Compressed Air Work

9/18/2012

Electrical workers, safety standards for

Chapter 296-45 WAC

  • Safety Standards for Electrical Workers - Rotorcraft/helicopter (Chapter 296-45 WAC)
  • Safety Standards for Electrical Workers (Chapter 296-45 WAC)

5/3/2016

Logging operations, Safety standards

Chapter 296-54 WAC

  • 296-54

11/16/2010

Hazardous Drugs

WAC 296-62-500 to 50055

  • Hazardous Drugs (Chapter 296-62 WAC, General Occupational Health Standards)

5/3/2016

Lead

WAC 296-62-07521

  • Lead, WAC 296-62-07521 (General Industry) and WAC 296-155-176 (Construction)

4/19/2016

Right-to-Know fee assessment.

Chapter 296-63 WAC

  • Right to Know (WAC Chapter 296-63)

4/19/2016

Sawmills and woodworking operations, Safety standards for

Chapter 296-78 WAC

  • Lockout/Tagout for Sawmills (Chapter 296-078 WAC)

11/17/2015

Rule Latest Activity

Board of boiler rules -- Substantive

Chapter 296-104 WAC

  • Chapter 296-104 WAC - Board of Boiler Rules - Substantive

9/1/2015

Employment standards

Chapter 296-126 WAC

  • Child labor rules - 296-126
  • Meal and rest break rules - 296-126

2/19/2008

Prevailing wage

Chapter 296-127 WAC

  • 296-127-01340, 296-127-01389
  • Motor Shop Electricians (Chapter 296-127 WAC)
  • Ready Mix Truck Drivers (Chapter 296-127-01366 WAC)
  • Truck Drivers (Chapter 296-127-01398 WAC)

8/16/2010

Factory Assembled Structures, Factory-built Housing & Commercial Structures

Chapter 296-150M WAC

  • Factory Assembled Structures (FAS) Rules Updates; Chapter 296-150M WAC, Manufactured Homes

12/22/2015

Conversion vendor units and medical units

Chapter 296-150V WAC

  • Factory Assembled Structures (WAC Chapter 296-150V)

4/19/2016

Construction, Safety Standards for

Chapter 296-155 WAC

  • Fall Protection (WAC Chapter 296-155)
  • Trolley Lines (WAC Chapter 296-155)

3/22/2016

Contractor registration

Chapter 296-200A WAC

  • List of Subcontractors

8/4/2009

Rule Latest Activity

Agriculture, Safety standards for

  • Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for Agriculture
  • Globally Harmonized System for Hazardous Communication (Chapters 296-307 - Safety Standards for Agriculture, 296-800 - Safety and health core rules, and 296-839 - Content and distribution of material safety data sheets [MSDSs] and label information).
  • Temporary Worker Housing (Chapter 296-307 WAC, Part L and Part L-1)

8/3/2015

Plumbers certification

Chapter 296-400A WAC

  • Plumber Certification Rules Updates (Chapter 296-400A)

4/5/2016

Core Rules

Chapter 296-800 WAC

8/21/2007

Confined Spaces

Chapter 296-809 WAC

  • Confined Space (Chapter 296-809 WAC)

1/5/2016

Administrative Rules

Chapter 296-900 WAC

  • DOSH Penalty Calculations (Chapter 296-900 WAC - Administrative Rules)

9/1/2015


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