Accident Prevention Program (APP)

This guide and the related sample plans will help you build your safety program

You’ll find the following:

Sample Accident Prevention Programs (APP)
File Description
Accident Prevention Program (APP) Core Rule Guide
(9 MB PDF / 26 min.)
Requirements for Compliance with Accident Prevention Program (APP) Core Rule and Tools for Establishing an APP that Goes Beyond Compliance. (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.)
Accident Prevention Program Core Rule (23 KB PDF) Chapter 296-800-140, WAC - Accident Prevention Program from the Safety & Health Core Rules.
Safety and Health Program Assessment Worksheet Form 25
An assessment tool used by DOSH Consultation when conducting a review of an employer's overall safety and health management systems.   As an employer you can also use this tool to conduct your own assessment of what areas need improvement in your workplace.  For more information and/or to request consultation services go to http://SafetyConsultants.LNI.wa.gov

Sample Accident Prevention Program - General Industry
(English - Minimum compliance)

Sample Accident Prevention Program - General Industry
(Spanish - Minimum compliance)

A Sample APP with minimum compliance requirements.
Sample Accident Prevention Program - General Industry (Beyond compliance) A Sample APP with additional information for going beyond compliance requirements.

Sample Accident Prevention Program - Construction (English)

Sample Accident Prevention Program - Construction (Spanish)

Employee Safety Manual
(English) - Shortened Version
Employee Safety Manual
(Russian)- Shortened Version

A sample APP for the Construction industry (and other related files).

A shortened sample APP for the Construction industry in both English and Russian.

Sample Accident Prevention Program - Agriculture

Sample Accident Prevention Program - Agriculture
(English - Minimum compliance)

Sample Accident Prevention Program - Agriculture
(Spanish - Minimum compliance)

A sample APP for Agriculture.
Sample Accident Prevention Program - Firefighters A sample APP for Firefighters.

Sample Accident Prevention Program - Logging

A sample APP for Logging.

 

Two sample programs for compliance with the Logging Safety Initiative.

Sample Accident Prevention Program - Masonry

A sample APP for Masonry (includes several masonry-specific forms and tools for building an APP).
Sample Accident Prevention Program - Restaurants A sample APP for Restaurants.
Sample Accident Prevention Program - Sawmills A sample APP for Sawmills.

Sample Accident Prevention Program - for Small Business
- (All documents listed to the right combined)

A sample template to assist small businesses in developing an APP.

Sample Chemical Hazard Communication Program (English)

Programa de Comunicación sobre Peligros Químicos (Spanish)

Sample Chemical Hazard Communication programs -- English and Spanish

Sample Confined Space Entry Programs

Helpful Tools from the Confined Spaces rule, including sample Confined Space Entry programs.
Written Respiratory Protection Program Template & Guide An editable sample Respiratory Protection program for employers with workers who must wear respirators.
Sample Hearing Loss Prevention Program This sample program will help you develop and effective prevention program.
Example Addendum to the Accident Prevention Plan for Outdoor Heat Exposure

This addendum helps ensure compliance with the Outdoor Heat Exposure rule, WAC 296-62-095, for employees who are exposed to temperatures at or above Table 1 of the regulation.

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