Rules & Policies


Here you'll find DOSH's Safety and Health rules for Washington State employers. You may need to check with other local, state, and federal organizations for additional rules that may apply to your business.

Find a Rule

Gives you several ways to find the Safety & Health rules you need for your workplace.

New Rule Activity

Learn about all proposed rule changes. View a rules calendar of upcoming hearings and rule adoptions.

Helpful Tools for Specific Rules

Find optional forms, checklists, sample programs, and other tools you can use to help you meet the requirements of the rules and customize for your business.

Policies & Guidelines

Written by the Department to instruct Agency staff and/or external users on program procedures and explanatory interpretations of the regulations.

Related Laws (RCWs)

See the laws passed by the State of Washington Legislature that pertain to occupational safety and health.

Top-10 Rule Violations

A list of commonly-violated Safety & Health Rules.


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