Top 10 Rule Violations

These tables show the most common safety and health rules cited during L&I inspections for Federal Fiscal Year 2014 (Oct.1, 2013 – Sept. 30, 2014).

This information can help strengthen your workplace safety program and prevent costly injuries and illnesses. When available, resource pages provide links to safety and health publications, videos, presentations, data, sample programs, and other resources.


All industries

Rules
Resources
Accident Prevention Program (APP) (Construction)
WAC 296-155-110 (8.41 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP) Topic Page
Fall Protection
WAC 296-155-246 (8.41 MB PDF)
Fall Protection, Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest Topic Page
Chemical Hazard Communication
WAC 296-800-170 (2.32 MB PDF)
Hazard Communication and GHS Topic Page
Accident Prevention Program (General Industry)
WAC 296-800-140 (2.32 MB PDF)>
Accident Prevention Program (APP) Topic Page
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160 (2.32 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280 (2.32 MB PDF)
Electrical Hazards Topic Page
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130 (2.32 MB PDF)
Safety Meetings/Committees
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Asbestos Topic Page
First-Aid (General Industry)
WAC 296-800-150 (2.32 MB PDF)
First Aid Topic Page
First-Aid Training and Certification (Construction)
WAC 296-155-120 (8.41 MB PDF)
First Aid Topic Page


Construction only

WAC Topic Area
Resources
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-155-110 (8.41 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP) Topic Page
Fall Protection
WAC 296-155-246 (8.41 MB PDF)
Fall Protection, Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest Topic Page
First-Aid Training and Certification
WAC 296-155-120 (8.41 MB PDF)
First Aid Topic Page
Ladder Use
WAC 296-876-400 (278 KB PDF)
Ladder Safety Topic Page
Tools - Hand and Power
WAC 296-155-350 (8.41 MB PDF)
Hand and Portable Power ToolsTopic Page
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Head Protection
WAC 296-155-205 (8.41 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Topic Page
Scaffolding - General Requirements
WAC 296-874-200 (356 KB PDF)
Scaffolds Topic Page
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Asbestos Topic Page
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (General Requirements)
WAC 296-155-200 (8.41 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Topic Page
Managements Responsibility
WAC 296-155-100 (8.41 MB PDF)
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All industries excluding construction

WAC Topic Area
Resources
Employer Chemical Hazard Communication
WAC 296-800-170 (2.32 MB PDF)
Hazard Communication and GHS Topic Page
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160 (2.32 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Topic Page
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-800-140 (2.32 MB PDF)
APP Topic Page
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280 (2.32 MB PDF)
Electrical Hazards Topic Page
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130 (2.32 MB PDF)
Safety Meetings/Committees
First-Aid
WAC 296-800-150 (2.32 MB PDF)
First Aid Topic Page
Portable Fire Extinguishers
WAC 296-800-300 (2.32 MB PDF)
Fire Extinguishers Topic Page
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Asbestos Topic Page
Exit Routes and Employee Alarm Systems
WAC 296-800-310 (2.32 MB PDF)
Emergencies In The Workplace Topic Page
Forklifts & Other Powered Industrial Trucks - Training
WAC 296-863-600 (361 KB PDF)
Powered Industrial Trucks (Lift trucks, Forklifts) Topic Page


Agriculture only

WAC Topic Area
Resources
Employer Chemical Hazard Communication
 WAC 296-307-550(5.14 MB PDF)
Agriculture Topic Page
Accident Prevention Program - Agriculture
WAC 296-307-030 (5.14 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP) Topic Page
Accident Prevention Program - Logging
WAC 296-54-515 (1.80 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP) Topic Page
Personal Protective Equipment
WAC 296-307-100 (5.14 MB PDF)
Agriculture Topic Page
Pesticides(Worker Protection Standard)
WAC 296-307-130(5.14 MB PDF)
Agriculture Topic Page
Pesticides Recordkeeping
WAC 296-307-145 (5.14 MB PDF)
Agriculture Topic Page
Field Sanitation
WAC 296-307-095 (5.14 MB PDF)
Agriculture Topic Page
General Electrical Requirements
WAC 296-307-362 (5.14 MB PDF)
Agriculture Topic Page
Electrical Wiring Methods, Components
WAC 296-307-368 (5.14 MB PDF)
Agriculture Topic Page
Safety Meetings
WAC 296-307-604 (5.14 MB PDF)
Agriculture Topic Page


All industries excluding agriculture

WAC Topic Area
Resources
Accident Prevention Program
 WAC 296-155-110 (8.41 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP) Topic Pag
Fall Protection
WAC 296-155-246 (8.41 MB PDF)
Fall Protection, Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest Topic Page
Chemical Hazard Communication
WAC 296-800-170 (2.32 MB PDF)
Hazard Communication and GHS Topic Page
Accident Prevention Program (General Industry)
WAC 296-800-140 (2.32 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP) Topic Page
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160 (2.32 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment Topic Page
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280 (2.32 MB PDF)
Electrical Hazards Topic Page
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130 (2.32 MB PDF)
Safety Meetings/Committees
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Asbestos Topic Page
First-Aid (General Industry)
WAC 296-800-150 (2.32 MB PDF)
First Aid Topic Page
First-Aid Training and Certification
WAC 296-155-120 (8.41 MB PDF)
First Aid Topic Page


All industries excluding both construction and agriculture

WAC Topic Area
Resources
Employer Chemical Hazard Communication
WAC 296-800-170 (2.32 MB PDF)
Hazard Communication and GHS Topic Page
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160 (2.32 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment Topic Page
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-800-140 (2.32 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP) Topic Page
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280 (2.32 MB PDF)
Electrical Hazards Topic Page
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130 (2.32 MB PDF)
Safety Meetings/Committees
First-Aid (General Industry)
WAC 296-800-150 (2.32 MB PDF)
First Aid Topic Page
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Asbestos Topic Page
Portable Fire Extinguishers
WAC 296-800-300 (2.32 MB PDF)
Fire Extinguishers Topic Page
Exit Routes and Employee Alarm Systems
WAC 296-800-310 (2.32 MB PDF)
Emergencies In The Workplace Topic Page
Forklifts & Other Powered Industrial Trucks - Training
WAC 296-863-600 (361 KB PDF)
Powered Industrial Trucks (Lift trucks, Forklifts) Topic Page


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