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Rules Requiring Training

Find your workplace training requirements by using this table. Use the samples listed (when available) to help meet the rule requirements.

Training requirements in "Agriculture, Safety standards for "

Chapter 296-307, WAC

Training Required

Accident Prevention Program

 

How Often:

At the beginning of employment

See: WAC 296-307-030

Aerial manlifts

 

How Often:

Before operating an aerial manlift

See: WAC 296-307-27010(3)

Anhydrous ammonia handling precautions

 

See: WAC 296-307-40027

Bloodborne Pathogens

 

How Often:

Initial training required. Re-training required annually. Training must contain specific elements outlined in the rule.

See: WAC 296-62-08001(7)(b)

Chemical Hazards

 

How Often:

At the time of their initial job assignment and whenever a new physical or health hazard related to chemical exposure is introduced into their employees' work areas.

See: WAC 296-307-55030

Sample training available from L&I:
Chemical Hazard Communication Training Kit

Cherry Harvest Camp Management Plan (10 or more occupants)

 

How Often:

Inform residents of the rules

See: WAC 296-307-16325-2(a)

Electrical

 

How Often:

Agriculture employees must be trained prior to job assignments.

See: WAC 296-307-37803

Field sanitation

 

See: WAC 296-307-09509

Fire Protection, Fire Extinguishers, Exit Routes

 

How Often:

When the employee is first hired and at least annually thereafter.

See: WAC 296-307-34021

First Aid

 

How Often:

Every two years

See: WAC 296-307-03910

General Safety Training Program

 

See: WAC 296-307-018(6)

Guarding Tools and Equipment

 

How Often:

At the time of initial assignment and at least annually thereafter

See: WAC 296-307-18015

Hazardous Materials - Liquefied Petroleum Gas

 

How Often:

Workers performing installation, removal, operation, and maintenance work must be properly trained in that function.

See: WAC 296-307-41043

Hearing Conservation Training Program

 

How Often:

Initial training required. Re-training required annually. Training must contain specific elements outlined in rule.

See: WAC 296-62-09035

Ladders

 

How Often:

At the beginning of employment

See: WAC 296-307-05503

Lockout-Tagout

 

How Often:

Authorized and affected employees must be retrained whenever there is a change in job assignments, machines, equipment, or processes that present a new hazard, or when there is a change in the energy control procedures. Additional retraining must also be provided whenever an inspection reveals, or whenever you believe, that the employees knowledge or use of the energy control procedures is inadequate.

See: WAC 296-307-32019

Personal Protective Equipment

 

See: WAC 296-307-10025

Sample training available from L&I:
PPE Guide Volume 1

Pesticides

 

How Often:

Before a worker enters a treated area on the agricultural establishment during a restricted-entry interval to perform early entry activities permitted by WAC 296-307-12020 and contacts anything that has been treated with the pesticide to which the restricted-entry interval applies, including but not limited to, soil, water, or surfaces of plants. (During the last five years)

See: WAC 296-307-12040

Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklifts)

 

How Often:

Prior to permitting an employee to operate a powered industrial truck. Retraining in relevant topics must be provided to the operator when: The operator has been observed to operate the vehicle in an unsafe manner; The operator has been involved in an accident or near-miss incident; The operator has received an evaluation that reveals that the operator is not operating the truck safely; The operator is assigned to drive a different type of truck; or The condition of the workplace changes in a manner that could affect safe operation of the truck. Retraining must be provided to an operator if three years has elapsed since he or she last received training.

See: WAC 296-307-52029

Powered platforms

 

How Often:

Only trained agriculture employees may operate

See: WAC 296-296-307-27010 (3)

Rim Wheel Servicing

 

See: WAC 296-307-53005

Rollover Structures for Tractors (ROPS)

 

How Often:

At the time of initial assignment and at least annually thereafter

See: WAC 296-307-08018

Temporary Worker Housing Management Plan (10 or more occupants)

 

How Often:

Inform residents of the rules

See: WAC 296-307-16125-2(a)

Vehicles and Farm Equipment

 

See: WAC 296-307-07005

Welding

 

How Often:

Before leaving any employee in charge of the oxygen or fuel-gas supply equipment, including generators, and oxygen or fuel-gas distribution piping systems

See: WAC 296-307-48001(4)

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