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Hazardous drugs.

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.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060, and 2011 c 39. WSR 12-02-053, § 296-62-500, filed 1/3/12, effective 1/1/14.]