Talkie-Tooters (Logging Radios)

"Talkie Tooter" Permits (Radio Signaling for the Logging Industry)

Q: Do I have to have a permit to operate a radio signaling system for the logging industry in the state of Washington?
A: Yes, everyone who uses a radio signaling system in the logging industry in the state of Washington must have a permit issued by the Department of Labor & Industries.

Q: How long does it take to get a permit?
A: Typically, it takes one business day.

How to get a Radio Signaling Permit for the logging industry

You may request an application for a permit by calling 360-902-5563, email hajn235@lni.wa.gov or by downloading this application:
Application for Permit to Operate Radio Signal System (for the logging industry) in Designated Area (F416-087-000).


Regulation & Policy

  • WAC 296-54-604 - Safety Standards for Logging Operations: Radio Signaling Permits.

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