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Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
1, 2-Dibromo- 3-chloropropane 296-62 07342 - 07346 Requirements for protecting employees from contact with 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane, a cancer-causing agent.
Abrasive Blasting 296-818 Applies to all abrasive blasting operations where an abrasive is forcibly applied to a surface using any of the following: Pneumatic pressure; Hydraulic pressure; Centrifugal force.
Accident Prevention 296-800 140 Requirements for your safety and health plan
Accident reporting and investigation 296-800 320 Rules about the reporting of a death or a hospitalization of any employee and investigating accidents.
Acrylonitrile 296-62 07336 - 7340 Requirements for protecting employees from contact with acrylonitrile, a cancer-causing agent.
Administrative Rules 296-900 This chapter applies to the requirements and information regarding administration of the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA), chapter 49.17 RCW.
A-frames 296-24 293 Rules for A-frames used for material handling.
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Agricultural employment standards 296-131 Apply to persons employed in agricultural labor. The standards in this chapter beginning at WAC 296-131-100 apply only to minors employed in agricultural labor. The standards in this chapter do not apply to the immediate family members of the officers of any business engaged in agricultural production of crops or livestock.
Agriculture, Safety standards for 296-307 Safety rules for agriculture
Air contaminants - General (Agriculture only) 296-62 075 - 7515 Permissible exposure limits (PELs) for employees when exposed to different types of air contaminants.
Airborne Contaminants 296-841 Applies to any workplace with potential or actual employee exposure to respiratory hazards
Ambulatory surgery center payment 296-23B Billing, procedures covered, and payment regulations for abulatory surgery centers.
Amusement rides or structures 296-403A Various requirements for amusement rides and structures
Anhydrous Ammonia 296-826 Applies to employers who use, handle, store, distribute, or transport anhydrous ammonia.
Apprenticeship 296-05 The Washington State Apprenticeship and Training Act (chapter 49.04 RCW) establishes the Washington state apprenticeship and training council (WSATC) and designates as its administrative arm the apprenticeship section of the department of labor and industries.
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Arsenic 296-848 This chapter applies to all occupational exposure to inorganic arsenic.
Asbestos Benefits 296-14 600 Rule on the payment of benefits on asbestos-related disease claims.
Asbestos removal and encapsulation. 296-65 Rules for certification of removers & testing.
Asbestos, tremolite, anthophyllite, and actinolite 296-62 077 To protect employees from occupational exposure to Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite.
Attendant services 296-33 Regulations for attendant services, including insurance coverage and who may receive attendant services.
Automatic sprinkler systems 296-24 56525 Requirements for automatic sprinkler systems
Benzene 296-849 This chapter applies to all occupational exposure to benzene.
Bloodborne Pathogens 296-823 Provides requirements to protect employees from exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM) that may contain bloodborne pathogens. Examples of bloodborne pathogens are the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV).
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Board of boiler rules -- procedure 296-09 Various rules about the practice and procedures for the board of boiler rules.
Board of boiler rules -- Substantive 296-104 Apply to all boilers and unfired pressure vessels except those exempt under RCW 70.79.080
Butadiene 296-62 07460 Requirements for protecting employees from contact with Butadiene, a cancer-causing agent.
Cadmium 296-62 074 - 07451 Requirements for protecting employees from contact with Cadmium, a cancer-causing agent.
Calculating a Worker's Wage 296-14 520 - 530
Carcinogens (General) 296-62 073 - 07316 General requirements for protecting employees from contact with known carcinogens (cancer causing agents).
Charter boats, Safety requirements for 296-115 Rules for charter boats not covered by the United States Coast Guard
Chiropractic consultations 296-23 195 Various regulations for chiropractic consultations
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Claim Resolution Structured Settlement Agreements 296-14A
Classifications for Washington Workers' Compensation Insurance 296-17A Rules describing risk classifications for workers compensation insurance
Coke Ovens 296-62 200 To protect employees from occupational exposure to coke (carbonized coal) oven emissions.
Commercial coaches 296-150C Applies to the approval of commercial coach manufacturers, dealers and to any person who manufactures or alters the plumbing, mechanical, or electrical system or the body or frame of a commercial coach.
Commercial diving operations, standards for 296-37 Rules for commercial diving operations
Compressed Air Tools 296-807 140 This section applies to portable, hand-held compressed air powered tools. It also applies to airhose and plastic pipe used to supply compressed air to these tools.
Compressed air work, Safety standards 296-36 Rules for protecting workers when working with compressed air.
Compressed gas cylinders 296-24 920 - 940 Requirements for determining the safe condition of compressed gas cylinders under an employers control.
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Compressed gases 296-24 295 - 325 General requirements for handling, storage and utilization of compressed gases. Also, contains specific requirements for: Acetylene; Hydrogen; Oxygen; Nitrous oxide
Confined Spaces 296-809 Protecting employees from occupational hazards related to permit-required confined spaces such as tanks, pits, or storage bins.
Construction, Safety Standards for 296-155 Rules for the construction industry
Contractor registration 296-200A The goal of this chapter is to: (1) Reduce the paperwork required for contractor registrations. (2) Clarify issues related to suits against contractors and the collection of court judgments. (3) Ensure that the contractors registration law (chapter 18.27 RCW) is efficiently and properly administered.
Conversion vendor units and medical units 296-150V Applies to the approval of conversion vendor unit and medical unit manufacturers, dealers, and to any person who manufactures or alters the plumbing, mechanical, or electrical system of a conversion vendor unit or medical unit.
Conveyors 296-806 420 Applies to hazards related to conveyors and conveying systems, including bulk material, package, or unit handling types. These requirements are designed to protect employees operating, maintaining, cleaning, and working around conveyors.
Core Rules 296-800 The basic safety and health rules needed by most employers in Washington State.
Cotton Dust 296-62 14533 - 14543 Protecting employees from occupational exposure to cotton dust.
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Crawler locomotive and truck cranes 296-24 240 Rules for crawler locomotive and truck cranes
Crime victims compensation mental health treatment rules and fees 296-31 Various regulations for Crime victims compensation mental health treatment rules and fees
Dental - General information and Instructions 296-23 160 Various requirements for dental information and instructions.
Derricks 296-24 245 Rules for derricks
Dip Tanks 296-835 The requirements for guarding against the hazards of dip tanks.
Director's Factory Assembled Structures Advisory Board 296-49A Establishes a uniform means of communication between the department and persons, firms or corporations engaged in the manufacture of factory assembled structures.
Discrimination, pursuant to RCW 49.17.160. 296-360 Rules that give direction to the department in enforcing RCW 49.17.160, ; Discrimination against employee filing complaint, instituting proceedings, or testifying prohibited -- Procedure -- Remedy.
Domestic Violence Leave 296-135 Applies to all employees and employers. This allows victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking to take reasonable leave from work paid or unpaid to take care of legal or law enforcement needs and obtain health care. Family members of a victim may also take reasonable leave to help the victim obtain treatment or seek help.
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Electrical 296-24 956 - 985 Requirements for safeguarding employees against electrical hazards in their workplace; Requirements for electric equipment and wiring in locations classified as hazardous.
Electrical safety standards, administration, and installation 296-46B Various regulations for electrical safety standards, administration and installation.
Electrical workers, safety standards for 296-45 Rule to protect workers when using electrical power generation, control, transmission, and distribution lines and equipment.
Electrical, Basic Requirements (Core Rules) 296-800 280 Basic rules for electrical
Elevating Work Platforms 296-869 Applies to the following types of elevating work platforms: Aerial lifts; Manually propelled elevating work platforms; Self-propelled elevating work platforms; Boom-supported elevating work platforms.
Elevators 296-96 The purpose of this chapter is to: (1) Provide for the safe mechanical and electrical operation, construction, installation, alteration, inspection, relocation, and repair of conveyances; and (2) Ensure that all such operation, construction, installation, alteration, inspection, and repair subject to the provisions of this chapter will be reasonably safe to persons and property and in conformity with the provisions of this chapter and the applicable statutes of the state of Washington.
Emergency Response 296-824 To protect employees who work in emergency response operations for the releases or threat of releases of hazardous substances without regard to the location of the hazard.
Emergency Washing 296-800 15030 - 15040 Requirements for emergency showers, eye/face washing, hand-held drench hoses, or other similar units used in Agriculture
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Employee emergency plans and fire prevention plans 296-24 567 Requirements for employee emergency plans and fire prevention plans
Employee Medical and Exposure Records 296-802 The purpose of this chapter is to provide employees and their designated representatives the right to access relevant medical and exposure records. It also describes the procedures WISHA will follow when accessing confidential medical information.
Employment standards 296-126 Apply to any person employed in any industry or occupation within the state of Washington, unless: (1) Exempted by the provisions of chapter 49.12 RCW (newspaper vendors or carriers, domestic or casual labor in or about private residences, agricultural labor as defined in RCW 50.04.150, as now or hereafter amended, and sheltered workshops, are all exempt from these provisions); (2) Otherwise exempted in rules and regulations adopted by the industrial welfare committee of the state of Washington; (3) Exempted by a variance issued under the provisions in WAC 296-126-130; (4) Such person is an employee of the state or any political subdivision, or municipal corporation to the extent that these rules conflict with any statute, rule or regulation adopted under the authority of the appropriate legislative body.
Ethylene Oxide 296-855 Applies to all occupational exposure to ethylene oxide.
Exit Routes and Employee Alarm Systems 296-800 310 Minimum requirements for exit routes and alarm systems.
Explosives, safety standards for the possession and handling of 296-52 Covers all aspects of manufacture, possession, storage, selling, purchase, transportation, and use of explosives or blasting agents.
Factory Assembled Structures, Factory-built Housing & Commercial Structures 296-150M
Factory-built housing and commercial structures 296-150F Applies to the approval: (a) Of factory-built structures used for residences or commercial purposes; and (b) After occupancy of a factory-built house or commercial structure, all inspections are done by the local enforcement agency.
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Factory-built temporary worker housing structures 296-150T Applies to the approval: (a) Of factory-built temporary worker housing structures; and (b) After occupancy of a factory-built temporary worker housing structure, all inspections are done by the department of health.
Fall Restraint and Fall Arrest 296-155 245 - 24525 Requirements for employers to provide and enforce the use of fall protection for employees in construction, alteration, repair, maintenance (including painting and decorating), demolition workplaces, and material handling
Family care 296-130 Serves to establish a minimum standard allowing an employee to use the employee's sick leave or other paid time off to care for a sick family member.
Farm labor contracting 296-310 Various licensing and contract requirements for farm labor contracting
Fire alarm signaling systems 296-24 56527 Requirements for fire alarm signaling systems
Fire Brigades 296-811 Applies to any workplace that chooses to establish a fire brigade.
Fire extinguishers 296-800 300 Minimum requirements for portable fire extinguishers
Fire fighters, Safety standards for 296-305 Rules for fire fighters.
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Fire suppression & detection 296-24 592 - 635 Requirements for fire suppression equipment: Standpipe and hose systems; Automatic sprinkler systems; Fixed extinguishing systems; General; Dry chemical; Gaseous agent; Water spray and foam; Fire detection systems.
Firefighter Benefits 296-14 310 - 330 Various rules about industrial insurance benefits for firefighters.
First aid 296-800 150 Rules to make sure your employees get fast and effective first aid.
Flammables and combustibles 296-24 330 Requirements for safe handling, storage and use of flammable and combustible liquids.
Floor & wall openings & holes, guarding 296-24 750 Requirements for safeguarding walking & working surfaces, floor and wall openings and holes.
Floors 296-800 260 Rules for guarding holes and openings in floors
Forklifts and Other Powered Industrial Trucks 296-863 This chapter applies to powered industrial trucks that use electric motors or internal combustion engines.
Formaldehyde 296-856 Applies to all occupational exposure to formaldehyde. Formaldehyde includes formaldehyde gas, its solutions, and materials that release formaldehyde.
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
General Occupational Health Standards 296-62 The rules in this chapter are designed to protect the health of employees and help to create a healthy workplace by establishing requirements to control health hazards. Requirements for chemical hazard communication programs, workplace lighting levels and exposure records are in chapter 296-800 WAC, the safety and health core rules.
General reporting rules, classifications, audit and recordkeeping, rates and rating system for Washington workers' compensation insurance 296-17 Provides rules applicable to workers' compensation insurance coverage (industrial insurance) that employers in the state of Washington must provide for their workers.
General Rules for Independent Medical Examinations and Approved Examiners for Independent Medical Examinations 296-23 302 - 392
General Safety and Health Standards 296-24 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.
General Safety Standards - Purpose and Scope 296-24 003 - 012 Consolidation of all safety rules of general application for employers including organization, purpose, and definitions applicable to Chapter 24, General Safety and Health Rules
Grain handling facilities, Safety standards for 296-99 Rules for all grain handling facilities including the waterfront dock areas at marine terminals.
Guardrails 296-24 75011 Railing, toeboards, and cover specifications.
Hazard Communication (Pre-GHS) 296-800 170 Rules to make sure employees understand and know the hazards of the chemicals they work with.
Note: This rule is being phased out and replaced with Chapter 296-901, WAC, "Hazard Communication and the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)"
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Hazard Communication, Globally Harmonized System (GHS) 296-901 Rules for the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).
Hazardous Drugs 296-62 500 - 50055 Provides minimum requirements for developing a hazardous drugs control program when occupational exposure to hazardous drugs is reasonably anticipated. It is designed to provide effective, assessment-based precautions to minimize or eliminate occupational exposure to hazardous drugs.
Hazardous Waste 296-843 Rules for hazardous waste sites and operations.
Hearing Loss Prevention (Noise) 296-817 We are reviewing the hearing conservation rules, updating, and rewriting the rules for clarity, ease of use, and understanding.
Heating installations -- Cable, radiant, soil, etc. 296-43 Regulations for heating cables and heating elements, including those embedded in soil, sand and driveways
Helicopters Used as Lifting Machines 296-829 Chapter 296-829 WAC applies to helicopters when used to carry loads, suspended with a cargo sling, powered hoist, or other attaching methods.
Hexavalent Chromium 296-62 08003 - 08029 Applies to occupational exposures to chromium (VI) in all forms and compounds in general industry; construction; shipyards, marine terminals, and longshoring, with some exceptions
Hoists 296-24 237 Rules for the construction, use and maintenance of chain and electric hoists; Rules for air hoists
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Hospitals 296-23A Various regulations for hospitals in dealing with L&I
Housekeeping 296-800 220 Rules for housekeeping, drainage and storage
Industrial insurance 296-14 Various rules for industrial insurance.
Industrial insurance discrimination 296-15A Rules for filing a complaint of discrimination.
Jacks 296-807 170 This section applies to portable hand- or power-operated: Hydraulic jacks; Mechanical ratchet jacks; Mechanical screw jacks.
Labs 296-828 Applies to the laboratory use of hazardous chemicals.
Ladders, Portable and Fixed 296-876 Applies to portable and fixed ladders, including job-made wooden ladders.
Late Night Retail Worker Crime Prevention 296-832 Crime protection requirements for a retail establishment operating between 11pm and 6am. (Does not include restaurants, hotels, taverns, or any lodging facilities)
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Laundry machinery and operations Safety standards for. 296-303 Rules for laundries
Lead 296-62 07521 Specific requirements for protecting employees from occupational chemical exposure to lead.
Lighting 296-800 210 Minimum requirements for lighting
Liquefied Petroleum Gases (LPG) 296-24 475 To protect employees against the hazards of storing and handling liquefied petroleum gases through design, construction, location, and installation and operation requirements.
Lockout/Tagout 296-803 This chapter 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.
Logging operations, Safety standards 296-54 Rules for logging
Longshore, Stevedore and Waterfront Related Operations 296-56 Rules for longshore, stevedore and related waterfront operations.
Machine Safety 296-806 This chapter applies if you have machines or machine operations in your workplace.
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Man lifts 296-24 900 Requirements for the construction, maintenance, inspection and operation of manlifts.
Manufactured homes 296-150 Requires that any alteration to a manufactured home be approved by the department.
Massage Therapy 296-23 250
Material Safety Data Sheets and Label Preparation 296-839 This chapter sets minimum requirements for content and distribution of material safety data sheets (MSDSs) and labels for hazardous chemicals.
Note: This rule is being phased out and replaced with Chapter 296-901, WAC, "Hazard Communication and the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)"
Medical Aid Rules 296-20 Various rules for medial aid and procedures.
Mental Conditions and Disabilities Benefits 296-14 300 Various rules about mental conditions and mental disabilities.
Methylene Chloride 296-62 07450 - 07477 Requirements for protecting employees from contact with Methylene chloride a cancer-causing agent.
Methylenedianiline 296-62 076 Specific requirements for protecting employees from occupational chemical exposure to Methylenedianiline.
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Minimum wages 296-128 Provisions for wage recordkeeping, and minimum wage regulations for handicapped workers, students, and apprentices
Miscellaneous Services and Appliances 296-23 165 - 180 Various requirements for services and appliances
Motor Vehicles 296-865 Rules for safe care and use of motor vehicles and trailers
Naturopathic Physicians 296-23 205 - 215 Various regulations for naturopathic physicians
Nonagricultural employment of minors 296-125 Applies to every person that employs one or more minors, or who permits, allows, or suffers one or more minors to work at a site or workplace, on premises, or under work conditions controlled by that employer, except for those employers statutorily exempted.
Non-Ionizing Radiation Hazards 296-62 09005 Requirements to protect workers from exposure to hazardous levels of nonionizing radiation.
Nursing 296-23 241 Various regulations for nursing
Occupational Health - General Information 296-62 005 - 050 General information for Chapter 62
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Occupational Therapy 296-23 230 - 235 Various regulations for occupational therapy
Open area guarding 296-24 21513 Requirements to make sure that covers and/or guardrails are provided for open pits, tanks, vats, ditches, etc.
Outdoor Heat Exposure (Heat Stress) 296-62 095 Requirements for protection of workers from outdoor heat exposure.
Overhead and gantry cranes 296-24 235 Rules for overhead and gantry cranes
Pathology - General Information and Instructions 296-23 155 Various requirements for pathology information and instructions
Payroll Deduction 296-126 025 - 030 The current payroll deductions rules (WAC 296-126-025) are in conflict with the statute and have been since the ruling of University of Washington v. Pope. This Court case addressed which deductions are permitted and that they were only permitted from the workers termination wages. The proposed wording also includes two new sections (WAC 296-126-028 and WAC 296-126-030) for wage deductions during on-going employment and adjustments for overpayments.
Personal protective equipment (PPE) 296-800 160 Minimum requirements for personal protective equipment
Physical Therapy 296-23 220 Various regulations for physical therapy
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Physician Assistants and Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Massage Therapy 296-23
Plumbers certification 296-400A Various rules about certifcation and permits for plumbers
Portable Power Tools 296-807 This chapter applies to the tools and equipment shown in Table 1 of this chapter.
Powder Actuated Fastening Systems 296-807 150 This section applies to any powder actuated fastening system designed to use the expanding gases from a powder load to propel a stud, pin, fastener, or other object into hard structural material.
Power Lawnmowers 296-807 160
Powered Platforms 296-870 Covers permanent powered platform installations dedicated to interior or exterior building maintenance of a specific structure or group of structures.
Practice and procedure 296-08 Various rules about practice and procedure for dealing with L&I, including: appearance and practice before agency, service of process, subpoenas, and petitions for rule making
Preferred Worker Program 296-16 100 - 170 Various rules on employment of preferred workers.
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Prevailing wage 296-127 Various administrative and other requirements for prevailing wage rules. Coveres and defines different types of contractors.
Procedural rules supplementary to the Health Care Activities Labor Relations Act, chapter 156, Laws of 1972 ex. sess. 296-133 Rules of procedure to aid and assist the department of labor and industries, its authorized agents, and interested parties in proceedings under the act.
Process safety management of highly hazardous chemicals, Safety standards for 296-67 Rules for employers who have highly hazardous chemicals.
Protecting sources 296-800 340 Tells who and how the department protects sources who report occupational safety and health concerns
Public records 296-06 Ensures compliance with the provisions of chapter 42.17 RCW, in particular with sections of that act dealing with public records.
Pulp, paper, and paperboard mills and converters, Safety standards for 296-79 Rules for the pulp, paper, and paperboard mills.
Radiology 296-23 135 - 145 Various requirements for radiology
Railroads 296-860 Requirements for railroad clearances and walkways in rail yards and plants including logging railroad yards such as mill yards, maintenance yards and sorting yards
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Recordkeeping and Reporting 296-27 Requirements for employers to record and report work-related fatalities, injuries and illnesses.
Recreational park trailers 296-150P Applies to: (a) Manufacturers, dealers and individuals who build for sale, sell, or lease recreational park trailers in Washington state; and (b) Manufacturers, dealers, and individuals who alter recreational park trailers for sale or lease in Washington state.
Recreational vehicles 296-150R Applies to: (a) Manufacturers, dealers and individuals who build for sale, sell, or lease recreational vehicles in Washington state; and (b) Manufacturers, dealers, and individuals who alter recreational vehicles for sale or lease in Washington state.
Reimbursement policies: Psychiatric services, biofeedback, physical medicine 296-21 Various rules for specific therapeutic procedures
Releasing accident investigation reports 296-800 330 Rules telling what and how the department will release information in their accident investigation reports
Respirators 296-842 Applies to all use of respirators at work.
Retrospective Rating for Workers' Compensation Insurance 296-17B
Rigging 296-24 294 Rules for all types of rigging including slings.
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Right-to-Know fee assessment. 296-63 Rules for the department to assess and collect Right-to-Know fees.
Rolling railroad cars 296-24 21511 Rules for working with rolling railroad cars
Rules for the administration of the crime victims compensation program 296-30 Various rules for the administration of the crime victims compensation program.
Safety Bulletin Board 296-800 190 Rule for having a safety bulletin board.
Safety committees/meeting 296-800 130 Rules for your safety committee or safety meetings
Sanitation 296-800 230 Rules for drinking water, bathrooms, washing facilities and waste disposal.
Sawmills and woodworking operations, Safety standards for 296-78 Rules for sawmills and woodworking operations
Scaffolds 296-874 This chapter applies to suspended and supported scaffolds, including their supporting structures and anchorage points.
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Ship repairing, shipbuilding and shipbreaking, Safety standards for 296-304 Rules for shipyards, ship building and other similar operations
Ski area facilities and operations, Safety standards for 296-59 Rules for ski areas
Special Assistant Attorneys General 296-14 900 - 940 Various rules on Special Assistant Attorneys General.
Split Rims 296-864 Applies to the protection of employees who service split rim wheels and single-piece rim wheels used on large vehicles.
Spray Finishing 296-24 370 Rules that apply to spray finishing operations that use flammable and combustible material
Stairs 296-800 250 Minimum requirements for stairs and stair railings
Stairs, Fixed Stairs 296-24 765 Requirements for design, location, and safeguarding of fixed stairways.
State Environmental Policy Act guidelines 296-07 The rules contained in this chapter are to carry out the policy and procedures of SEPA and the SEPA guidelines, and shall govern the application of SEPA requirements to the department.
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Steam Piping 296-24 73511 Requirements for safeguarding of steam pipes.
Structural integrity 296-800 270 Rules for the minimum requirements for workplace structural integrity
Telecommunications, safety standards for. 296-32 Rules for employees working with telecommunication systems
Temporary Worker Housing 296-833 Rules for employers who provide or require their employees to live in temporary housing.
Textile industry, Safety standards for the 296-301 Rules for the textile industry
Thiram 296-62 07519 Specific requirements for protecting employees from occupational chemical exposure to Thiram.
Tobacco Smoke 296-800 240 Rules for environmental tobacco smoke.
Trade Secrets 296-816 This chapter applies to both withholding trade secret information from material safety data sheets (MSDSs) and employee exposure records; and providing trade secret information in medical emergencies and nonemergency situations.
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Trade Secrets (Agriculture Only) 296-62 053 Requirements for employer protection of trade secrets. The requirements in WAC 296-62-05305 through 296-62-05325 apply only to agriculture. The requirements for all other industries relating to trade secrets have been moved to chapter 296-816 WAC, Protecting trade secrets.
Use of Mechanical Equipment and Clearance limits 296-24 21501 Allows for safe clearances when using mechanical equipment for material handling
Vinyl chloride 296-62 07329 Requirements for protecting employees from contact with vinyl chloride, a cancer-causing agent.
Vocational rehabilitation 296-19A Various rules for vocational rehabilitation.
Waiver of Worker Overpayments 296-14 200 Waiver of recovery for worker compensation benefits overpayments.
Walking and Working Surfaces 296-24 73501 - 73507 Requirements for safeguarding walking and working surfaces.
Washington Stay-at-Work Program 296-16A
Welding, Cutting and Brazing 296-24 680 - 722 To protect employees from the workplace hazards of welding, cutting and brazing and welding gases.
Rule Title/Topic Chapter Section Scope of Rule
Window Cleaning 296-878 Safe window cleaning requirements.
WISHA Poster 296-800 200 Rule for having and posting a Job Safety & Health Poster
Worker Benefit Definitions 296-14 100 - 150 The definitions of worker benefits terminology used in this rule.
Worker Benefit Eligibility 296-14 400 - 420 Various rules on the eligibility benefit for workers.
Worker's Claim File Confidentiality 296-14 970 Rules on the confidentiality of a worker's claim file.
Workers' compensation self-insurance rules and regulations 296-15 Various workers' compensation self-insurance rules and regulations.

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