This chapter provides minimum requirements for developing a hazardous drugs control program when occupational exposure to hazardous drugs is reasonably anticipated. It is designed to provide effective, assessment-based precautions to minimize or eliminate occupational exposure to hazardous drugs.
Occupational exposure to hazardous drugs is also covered under WAC 296-800-170
, Employer chemical hazard communication—Introduction. In addition the employer must follow the requirements in WAC 296-800-160
, personal protective equipment (PPE) and chapter 296-842
WAC, Respirators. Whenever there is a conflict between rule requirements the most protective requirement will take precedent.