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Respirators (Chapter 296-842, WAC)

Chapter 296-842, WAC

New Rule Activity Related Policies

Last Updated: 10/6/2017

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WAC Description

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Scope and application.

296-842-10200

Definitions.

296-842-10505

Designate a program administrator.

296-842-11005

Make sure voluntary use of respirators is safe.

296-842-11010

Keep voluntary use program records.

296-842-12005

Develop and maintain a written program.

296-842-12010

Keep respirator program records.

296-842-13005

Select and provide appropriate respirators.

296-842-14005

Provide medical evaluations.

296-842-15005

Conduct fit testing.

296-842-16005

Provide effective training.

296-842-17005

Maintain respirators in a clean and reliable condition.

296-842-17010

Store respirators properly.

296-842-17015

Inspect and repair respirators.

296-842-18005

Prevent sealing problems with tight-fitting respirators.

296-842-18010

Make sure employees leave the use area before removing respirators.

296-842-19005

Provide standby assistance in immediately dangerous to life or health (IDLH) conditions.

296-842-20005

Make sure breathing air and oxygen meet established specifications.

296-842-20010

Prevent conditions that could create a hazardous breathing air supply.

296-842-20015

Make sure compressors do not create a hazardous breathing air supply.

296-842-21005

Keep labels readable on respirator filters, cartridges, and canisters during use.

296-842-22005

Use this medical questionnaire for medical evaluations.

296-842-22010

Follow these fit-testing procedures for tight-fitting respirators.

296-842-22015

Follow procedures established for cleaning and disinfecting respirators.

296-842-22020

Follow procedures established for seal checking respirators.

 

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