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By Related Rule (WAC)

WISHA provides rule guidance to staff through two types of policies:

  1. WISHA Interim Operations and Interpretive Memoranda (WIIM)
  2. WISHA Regional Directives (WRD)

The WIIMs and WRDs do not:

  • Substitute for the rule or requirement referenced
  • Create additional obligations for employers

Policies related to Chapter 296-155, WAC.

WISHA policies in effect as of 9/15/2017. View all policies by Related WAC code.

Referenced WAC Policies

Construction, Safety Standards for
(Chapter 296-155, WAC)

Washington Administrative Code 296-155-176, Lead Exposure in Construction, Inspection and Compliance Guidelines (WRD 95-1 )
Head Protection and All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) (WRD 5.92)
Tag Line Use (WRD 29.72)
Asbestos Project Notification (WRD 23.25)
Enforcement Policy for Construction Crane Certification and Crane Operator Qualifications and Certification Under WAC 296-155-529 through 53300. (WRD 8.60)
Chromium VI (WRD 12.80)
Crane Safety Inter-program Coordination (WRD 8.70)
Bathroom and Toilet Facility Access (WRD 5.98)
Employee Entry into Worksites Suffering Structural Damage (WRD 5.45)
Cone Setting Requirements (WRD 6.55)
Auditing Accredited Crane Certifiers (WRD 8.80)
Enforcement guidance for the Longshoring Industry (WRD 22.95)
Review and Decertification of Asbestos Abatement Contractors, Supervisors, and Workers (WRD 23.70)
Tree and Shrub Trimming, Pruning and Removal (WRD 20.75)
Excavation Operations (WRD 27.30)
Personal Flotation Devices (WRD 21.25)
Working Around Overhead Energized Trolley Lines (WRD 18.70)

Fall Restraint and Fall Arrest
(WAC 296-155-24601 through 24624)

Scaffold and the Fall Protection Work Plan (WRD 30.20)


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