By Related 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

The following is a list of all WISHA policies in effect as of 3/25/2014

Sort By: WAC Number > Rule Name

Referenced WAC Policies

Accident Prevention
(WAC 296-800-140)

Violence in the Workplace (WRD 5.05)
Diving Search & Rescue (WRD 32.15)
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities NEP (WRD 13.40)

Administrative Rules
(Chapter 296-900, WAC)

Law Enforcement (WRD 32.00)
Severe Violator Enforcement Program (WRD 2.68)

Agriculture, Safety standards for
(Chapter 296-307, WAC)

Non-Agricultural Use of Pesticides (WIIM 98-2-A)
Pesticides in Agriculture (WRD 33.25)
Head Protection and All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) (WRD 5.92)
Sheepherder Housing (WRD 33.72)
Cholinesterase Monitoring (WRD 33.27)
Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) and Low-Profile Tractors (WRD 33.20)
Outdoor Heat Exposure Enforcement Procedures (WRD 10.15)
Bathroom and Toilet Facility Access (WRD 5.98)
Field Sanitation for Agriculture Workers (WRD 33.80)

Air contaminants - General (Agriculture only)
(WAC 296-62-075 through 7515)

Non-Agricultural Use of Pesticides (WIIM 98-2-A)

Airborne Contaminants
(Chapter 296-841, WAC)

Chromium VI (WRD 12.80)

Arsenic
(Chapter 296-848, WAC)

Chromium VI (WRD 12.80)

Asbestos removal and encapsulation.
(Chapter 296-65, WAC)

Asbestos Project Notification (WRD 23.25)
Review and Decertification of Asbestos Abatement Contractors, Supervisors, and Workers (WRD 23.70)

Asbestos, tremolite, anthophyllite, and actinolite
(WAC 296-62-077)

Review and Decertification of Asbestos Abatement Contractors, Supervisors, and Workers (WRD 23.70)

Bloodborne Pathogens
(Chapter 296-823, WAC)

Law Enforcement (WRD 32.00)
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities NEP (WRD 13.40)

Charter boats, Safety requirements for
(Chapter 296-115, WAC)

Bathroom and Toilet Facility Access (WRD 5.98)

Cholinesterase Monitoring
(WAC 296-307-148 through 14845)

Cholinesterase Monitoring (WRD 33.27)

Commercial diving operations, standards for
(Chapter 296-37, WAC)

Diving Search & Rescue (WRD 32.15)
Commercial Diving Operations (WRD 22.85)
Enforcement guidance for the Longshoring Industry (WRD 22.95)

Compressed air work, Safety standards
(Chapter 296-36, WAC)

Bathroom and Toilet Facility Access (WRD 5.98)

Confined Spaces
(Chapter 296-809, WAC)

Law Enforcement (WRD 32.00)

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

Inspection Procedures for Enforcing the Excavation Standards (WRD 91-2B )
Washington Administrative Code 296-155-176, Lead Exposure in ConstructionóInspection 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)

Conveyors
(WAC 296-24-21515)

Auditing Accredited Crane Certifiers (WRD 8.80)

Core Rules
(Chapter 296-800, WAC)

Employee Entry into Worksites Suffering Structural Damage (WRD 5.45)
Non-Agricultural Use of Pesticides (WIIM 98-2-A)
Use of Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs) (WRD 21.25)
Hand Protection When Using Knives in Food Preparation (WRD 5.96)
Head Protection and All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) (WRD 5.92)
Body Armor as Personal Protective Equipment (WRD 5.09)
Violence in the Workplace (WRD 5.05)
Law Enforcement (WRD 32.00)
Indoor Air Quality (WRD 10.10)
Diving Search & Rescue (WRD 32.15)
Personal Protective Equipment (WRD 5.15)
Confined Spaces in Shipyards (WRD 12.45)
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities NEP (WRD 13.40)
Enforcement guidance for the Longshoring Industry (WRD 22.95)

Dip Tanks
(Chapter 296-835, WAC)

Chromium VI (WRD 12.80)

Electrical workers, safety standards for
(Chapter 296-45, WAC)

Electrical Work and Confined Space Under WAC 296-45 & 62 (WRD 18.40)
High Voltage Electrical and Telecommunications Hazards (WRD 18.55)
Tree and Shrub Trimming, Pruning and Removal (WRD 20.75)

Emergency Response
(Chapter 296-824, WAC)

Emergency Response to Hazardous Substance Releases (WRD 12.75)
Inspection Guidelines for Post-Emergency Oil Spill Response Operations under WAC 296-62-300 (WRD 32.99)

Employee emergency plans and fire prevention plans
(WAC 296-24-567)

Emergency Response to Hazardous Substance Releases (WRD 12.75)
Inspection Guidelines for Post-Emergency Oil Spill Response Operations under WAC 296-62-300 (WRD 32.99)

Employee Medical and Exposure Records
(Chapter 296-802, WAC)

Chromium VI (WRD 12.80)
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities NEP (WRD 13.40)
Review and Decertification of Asbestos Abatement Contractors, Supervisors, and Workers (WRD 23.70)

Explosives, safety standards for the possession and handling of
(Chapter 296-52, WAC)

Explosives Inspection Activities and Procedure (WRD 19.25)

Fall Restraint and Fall Arrest
(WAC 296-155-245 through 24525)

Scaffold and the Fall Protection Work Plan (WRD 30.20)

Fire fighters, Safety standards for
(Chapter 296-305, WAC)

Diving Search & Rescue (WRD 32.15)

First aid
(WAC 296-800-150)

Chromium VI (WRD 12.80)
Emergency Washing Facilities (WRD 13.00)

Floor & wall openings & holes, guarding
(WAC 296-24-750)

Fall Protection and Grain Inspectors (WRD 29.59)

Forklifts and Other Powered Industrial Trucks
(Chapter 296-863, WAC)

Use of Powered Industrial Truck Load Engaging Means to Reduce Awkward Lifting (WRD 7.06)
Powered Industrial Trucks Used to Load and Unload (WRD 7.07)

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

Law Enforcement (WRD 32.00)

General Safety and Health Standards
(Chapter 296-24, WAC)

Enforcement and Consultation Guidance for Combustible Dust Hazards (WRD 12.85)
Law Enforcement (WRD 32.00)
Auditing Accredited Crane Certifiers (WRD 8.80)

General Safety Standards - Purpose and Scope
(WAC 296-24-003 through 012)

Auditing Accredited Crane Certifiers (WRD 8.80)

Grain handling facilities, Safety standards for
(Chapter 296-99, WAC)

Grain Handling FacilitiesóInspection Guidance and Standards Clarification (WRD 89-3B )

Hazard Communication (Pre-GHS)
(WAC 296-800-170)

Chromium VI (WRD 12.80)
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities NEP (WRD 13.40)

Hazardous Drugs
(WAC 296-62-500 through 50055)

Delaying Enforcement of WAC 296-62-500 Hazardous Drugs (WRD 13.20)

Hearing Loss Prevention (Noise)
(Chapter 296-817, WAC)

Audiometric Testing of Intermittent Noise Exposure (WRD 12.15)

Hexavalent Chromium
(WAC 296-62-08003 through 08029)

Chromium VI (WRD 12.80)
Hexavalent Chromium NEP (WRD 12.90)

Late Night Retail Worker Crime Prevention
(Chapter 296-832, WAC)

Violence in the Workplace (WRD 5.05)

Lead
(WAC 296-62-07521)

Occupational Exposure to Lead, Inspection and Compliance Procedures (WRD 84-12B )
Chromium VI (WRD 12.80)

Lockout/Tagout
(Chapter 296-803, WAC)

Inspection of Slide-Locks used on Mechanical and Hydraulic Power Presses (WRD 6.10)

Logging operations, Safety standards
(Chapter 296-54, WAC)

Log Sorting Yards & Marine Terminals or Sawmills (WRD 20.55)
Tree and Shrub Trimming, Pruning and Removal (WRD 20.75)

Longshore, Stevedore and Waterfront Related Operations
(Chapter 296-56, WAC)

Log Sorting Yards & Marine Terminals or Sawmills (WRD 20.55)
Use of Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs) (WRD 21.25)
Powered Industrial Truck Training in Longshoring & Marine Terminals (WRD 7.05)
Enforcement Activity Related to Piers and Docks (WRD 21.95)
Crane Safety Inter-program Coordination (WRD 8.70)
Chromium VI (WRD 12.80)
Auditing Accredited Crane Certifiers (WRD 8.80)
Enforcement of Load Limit Signage on Ferry Terminals (WRD 22.90)
Enforcement guidance for the Longshoring Industry (WRD 22.95)

Machine Safety
(Chapter 296-806, WAC)

Inspection of Slide-Locks used on Mechanical and Hydraulic Power Presses (WRD 6.10)
Citing Point of Operation in Machine Safety (WRD 8.40)

Material Safety Data Sheets and Label Preparation
(Chapter 296-839, WAC)

Emergency Washing Facilities (WRD 13.00)

Outdoor Heat Exposure (Heat Stress)
(WAC 296-62-095)

Outdoor Heat Exposure Enforcement Procedures (WRD 10.15)

Personal protective equipment (PPE)
(WAC 296-800-160)

Violence in the Workplace (WRD 5.05)
Body Armor as Personal Protective Equipment (WRD 5.09)
Non-Agricultural Use of Pesticides (WIIM 98-2-A)
Hand Protection When Using Knives in Food Preparation (WRD 5.96)
Head Protection and All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) (WRD 5.92)
Chromium VI (WRD 12.80)
Emergency Washing Facilities (WRD 13.00)
Personal Protective Equipment (WRD 5.15)

Process safety management of highly hazardous chemicals, Safety standards for
(Chapter 296-67, WAC)

Severe Violator Enforcement Program (WRD 2.68)
Chemical Facility Process Safety Management NEP (WRD 24.40)
Process Safety Management Inspections (WRD 24.50)

Recordkeeping and Reporting
(Chapter 296-27, WAC)

Law Enforcement (WRD 32.00)
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities NEP (WRD 13.40)

Respirators
(Chapter 296-842, WAC)

Chromium VI (WRD 12.80)
Enforcement guidance for the Longshoring Industry (WRD 22.95)
Review and Decertification of Asbestos Abatement Contractors, Supervisors, and Workers (WRD 23.70)

Sanitation
(WAC 296-800-230)

Bathroom and Toilet Facility Access (WRD 5.98)
Chromium VI (WRD 12.80)

Sawmills and woodworking operations, Safety standards for
(Chapter 296-78, WAC)

Log Sorting Yards & Marine Terminals or Sawmills (WRD 20.55)

Scaffolds
(Chapter 296-874, WAC)

Scaffold and the Fall Protection Work Plan (WRD 30.20)

Ship repairing, shipbuilding and shipbreaking, Safety standards for
(Chapter 296-304, WAC)

Crane Safety Inter-program Coordination (WRD 8.70)
Chromium VI (WRD 12.80)
Confined Spaces in Shipyards (WRD 12.45)
Confined Spaces in Shipyards (WRD 12.45)

Ski area facilities and operations, Safety standards for
(Chapter 296-59, WAC)

Explosives Inspection Activities and Procedure (WRD 19.25)

Spray Finishing
(WAC 296-24-370)

Storing and Handling Flammable and Combustible Liquids and Spray Finishing (WRD 7.30)

Telecommunications, safety standards for.
(Chapter 296-32, WAC)

High Voltage Electrical and Telecommunications Hazards (WRD 18.55)

Tobacco Smoke
(WAC 296-800-240)

Indoor Air Quality (WRD 10.10)

Welding, Cutting and Brazing
(WAC 296-24-680 through 722)

Chromium VI (WRD 12.80)

 

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