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Chapter 296-54 WAC

Last Update: 12/20/11

SAFETY STANDARDS—LOGGING OPERATIONS

WAC Sections

Scope and application.
Variance.
Definitions.
Employer's responsibilities.
Employee's responsibility.
Personal protective equipment (PPE).
Head protection.
Eye and face protection.
Hearing protection.
Hand protection.
Respiratory protection.
Leg protection.
Foot protection.
Highly visible clothing.
Arrangement of work areas and emergency contact.
Accident prevention program.
Safety and health meetings.
First-aid training.
First-aid kits.
Lockout/tagout procedures.
Miscellaneous requirements.
Motor vehicles.
Inspection and repair of equipment and vehicles.
Seat belts.
Overhead electrical lines clearance.
Truck roads.
Road pioneering and earthwork.
Hand and portable powered tools.
Chain saws.
Falling and bucking—General.
Falling and bucking—Falling.
Falling and bucking—Bucking.
Falling and bucking—Danger trees.
Falling and bucking—Springboards and tree jacking.
Tree pulling.
Mechanized falling.
Climbing equipment and passline.
Rigging—General.
Rigging—Inspection.
Rigging—Molles.
Rigging—Shackles.
Rigging—Straps.
Rigging—Blocks.
Rigging—Hanging blocks.
Chokers and butt rigging.
Selecting spar, tail and intermediate support trees.
Raising and lowering portable spars or towers.
Metal spars.
Metal spar guyline safety straps.
Wire rope.
Wire rope—Cutting.
Wire rope—Splicing.
Wire rope—Attaching end fastenings.
Guylines.
Guying tail/lift trees.
Intermediate support trees.
Rigging skylines.
Anchoring.
Releasing spiked guylines and spiked skylines from anchors.
Logging machines—General.
Logging machines—Chipping in woods locations.
Logging machines—Exhaust pipes.
Logging machines—Glass.
Logging machines—Brakes.
Logging machines—Outriggers.
Logging machines—Hydraulics.
Logging machines—A-frames.
Logging machines—Moving.
Logging machines—Tractors and skidders.
Logging machines—Protective structures for operators.
Landing area.
Yarding, skidding, landing.
Log decks.
Helicopter logging—General.
Helicopter logging—Landing.
Helicopter logging—Yarding.
Helicopter logging—Fueling area.
Loading logs.
Tongs, hooks, grapples.
Cross-haul systems.
Self-loading log trucks.
Log trucks—General.
Log trucks—Brakes.
Log trucks—Trailer hitches and safety chains.
Log trucks—Reaches and bunks.
Log trucks—Stakes, stake extensions and chock blocks.
Log trucks—Wrappers and binders.
Log trucks—Miscellaneous requirements.
Log trucks—Steered trailers.
Stationary log truck trailer loading.
Log unloading, booms, and rafting grounds—Storage and sorting areas—General.
Log unloading, booms, and rafting grounds—Water dumps.
Log unloading, booms, and rafting ground—Boom and rafting grounds.
Log unloading, booms, and rafting grounds—Boats and mechanical devices on waters.
Log unloading, booms, and rafting grounds—Dry land sorting and storage.
Transporting crews.
Speeders used to transport crews.
Trailers used to transport crews.
Railroads.
Railroad construction and maintenance.
Railroad operations.
Railroad maintenance—Loading or unloading.
Signals and signal systems.
Electric signal systems.
Radio signaling permits.
Radio systems used for voice communication, activation of audible signals, or control of equipment.
Radio signal systems—Specifications and test procedures.
Wood spar trees.
Wood spar trees—Guylines.
Wood spar trees—Passlines.
Wood spar trees—Straps.
Truck and equipment maintenance shops.
Labor camps.
Appendix 1—Signals.
Appendix 2—Sample minimum lockout/tagout procedure.
Appendix 3—Industry consensus standards.
Appendix 4—Various types of cable logging systems.
Appendix 5—Wooden tree yarding and loading systems.