Arsenic

Chapter 296-848, WAC

Effective Date: 06/01/07

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Accuracy

evaluation, exposure, 848-20060

recordkeeping, 848-20090

Action level

definition, 848-500

periodic exposure evaluations, 848-30010

medical evaluation process, 848-30030

training, 848-30005

Actions, corrective, 848-20070

Additional exposure monitoring (see evaluation, exposure)

Administrative controls (see exposure controls)

Agricultural operations, exemption, 848-100

Air filters, high-efficiency particulate (HEPA)

in respirators, 848-40045

in vacuum cleaners, 848-20010

Air sampling methods, 848-20060

Appendices, references to another chapter

employee training, 848-30005

medical evaluations, 848-30030

Application, chapter, 848-100

Arsenic contamination in soil, information and guidance for employers, helpful tool

Arsenic, inorganic, definition, 848-100

Arsenic trichloride, skin contact, 848-20010; 848-40040 (note)

Arsine, exemption, 848-100

Authorized personnel, 848-40025; 848-500

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Basic rules, 848-200

Breathing zone, 848-20060 (step 4); 848-500

Boundaries, exposure control areas, 848-40025

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Changing rooms, 848-40025; 848-40030; 848-40040

Chapter application, scope, 848-100

Clean-up facilities, 848-40030

Cleaning methods, housekeeping and maintenance plan, 848-20010

Clothing, protective, 848-40040

Communication of hazards, 848-20010

Concentration levels above the AL

medical evaluations, 848-30030

Containers, labels, 848-20010

Contamination, soil, helpful tool

Content of medical evaluations

table 4, 848-30030

Corrective actions, 848-20070

Costs to employees, medical evaluations, 848-30030

 

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Declination form for nonemergency related medical evaluations, helpful tool, 848-30030

Definitions, 848-500

exposure, 848-100

inorganic arsenic, 848-100

Designated representative, 848-20060 (step 2); 848-40005

Documentation

exposure evaluation process (Important), 848-20060

exposure records, 848-20090

medical records, 848-30080

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Eating or drinking, prevention, 848-40025

Eight-hour time weighted average (TWA8), 848-100; 848-500

Emergencies, respirators, 848-40045

Emergency treatment, 848-30030 (step 2b)

Employee

communication, hazard, 848-20010

costs, medical evaluations, 848-30030

observation of exposure monitoring, 848-20060

notification, exposure monitoring results, 848-20070

rotation, 848-40005; 848-40020

training, 848-30005

Enclosures (note), 848-40025

Evaluations

See also exposure controls

exposure, 848-100 (step 1), 848-20060

medical, 848-30030, 848-30080

periodic exposure, 848-30010

Exemptions

chapter, 848-100

periodic exposure evaluations, 848-30010

Exposure, definition, 848-100; 848-500

Exposure control all requirements, 848-400

areas, 848-40025, 848-40030

clean-up facilities and lunchrooms, 848-40030

corrective actions, 848-20070

feasible, 848-40020

personal protective equipment (PPE), 848-40040

plan, 848-40005

preventative practices, 848-20010(3)

recordkeeping, 848-20060

respirators, 848-40045

Exposure evaluations

general requirements, 848-100 (step 1), 848-20060

periodic, 848-30010

Exposure monitoring

air sampling, 848-20060 (step 4 and 5)

notification of results, 848-20070

Exposure records, accuracy, 848-20070

Exposures during agricultural operations

exemptions, 848-100

Extended work shifts (step 4, note), 848-20060

Eye and skin irritations, clean up facilities, 848-40030

Eye protection, 848-40040

 

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Frequencies, periodic medical evaluations, (table 3), 848-30030

 

 

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Goggles, 848-40040

 

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Handwashing, 848-20025, 848-40030

Hazard communication, 848-20010(1)

Hazardous chemicals in laboratories

exemptions, 848-100

Helpful tools

arsenic contamination in soil, information and guidance for employers, 848-100

declination form for nonemergency related medical evaluations, 848-30030

HEPA (high-efficiency particulate air) filters

air-purifying respirators, 848-40040

vacuum cleaners, 848-20010

Housekeeping, 848-20010(2)

 

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Inorganic arsenic, definition, 848-100

Initial exposure evaluation (see evaluations, exposure)

Inspections, (step 2) 848-20010

 

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Labeling, containers

preventative practices, 848-20010(1)

contaminated PPE, 848-40040

Laboratories, exemptions, 848-100

Laundering, PPE, 848-40040

Lavatories (see washing facilities)

Leaks (see releases)

Licensed health care professional (LHCP)

definition, 848-500

medical evaluations, 848-30030

medical records, 848-30080

respirators, 848-40045

Lunchrooms, 848-40030

 

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Maintenance, 848-20010(2)

Medical evaluations

general requirements, 848-30030

records, 848-30080

 

Medical provider (see Licensed health care professional [LHCP])

 

 

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Notifications, exposure monitoring, 848-20070

 

 

 

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Observations, exposure monitoring, 848-20060(2)

 

 

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PAPR (powered air purifying respirator), 848-40045

Periodic Exposure Evaluations, 848-30010

Permissible exposure limits (PEL)

notifications, 848-20070

exposure monitoring, 848-30010

exposure controls, 848-40020

respirators, 848-40045

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

all, 848-40040

exposure controls (important), 848-40020

exposure evaluations, 848-20060(2)

medical evaluations, 848-30030 (step 4)

Pesticide applications, exemptions, 848-100

Physician (see licensed health care professional [LHCP])

Plan

exposure control, 848-40005

housekeeping and maintenance, 848-20010(2)

PPE (Personal protective equipment), 848-40040

exposure evaluation process, 848-20060

laundering, 848-40040

removing inorganic arsenic, 848-40040

repairing and replacing, 848-40040

Posting signs, 848-40025

Preventive practices, 848-20010

 

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Recordkeeping

exposure evaluation process (important), 848-20060

exposure records, 848-20090

medical records, 848-30080

Removing inorganic arsenic, PPE, 848-40040

Repairing and replacing, PPE, 848-40040

Respirators

all requirements, 848-40045

exposure controls, 848-40020; 848-40025

medical evaluations, 848-30030

training, 848-30005

 

 

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Sampling methods, 848-20060 (steps 3, 4, &5)

Scope, chapter application, 848-100

Sections that apply to your workplace

table 1, 848-100

Showers (see clean-up facilities)

Signs, warning, 848-40025

Skin contact, 848-20010(3)

Smoking, 848-30030; 848-40025

Soil contamination (see Arsenic contamination in soil: information and guidance for employers) helpful tools

Spills, see releases

 

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Tables

content of medical evaluations (table 4), 848-30030

frequencies for periodic medical evaluations (table 3), 848-30030

periodic exposure evaluation frequencies (table 2), 848-30005

sections that apply to your workplace, (table 1), 848-100

general health information about inorganic arsenic
(table 5), 848-60010

medical guidelines for evaluating employees with
exposure (table 6), 848-60020

Temporary or permanent, exposure control areas, 848-40025

Testing

soil, 848-20060

medical evaluations, 848-30030

Training, 848-30005

TWA-8 (Eight-hour time weighted average), 848-100; 848-500

 

 

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Vacuuming, 848-20010, 848-40030

Ventilation, 848-20010(2), 848-20060, 848-40030

 

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Warning messages, 848-20010; 848-40040

Washing facilities

arsenic, 848-20025

core rules, 800-23025

Wood, treated with arsenic, exemptions, 848-100

Work shifts, extended (step 4, note), 848-20060

Written opinions, 848-30030; 848-30080; 848-40045

 

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X-ray, 848-30030; 848-30080

 

 

 

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