• Provide written notification of exposure monitoring results to the employees represented by your exposure evaluation within five business days after the monitoring results become known to you.
– In addition, when employee exposure monitoring results are above a permissible exposure limit (PEL), provide written notification of all of the following within fifteen business days after these exposure monitoring results become known to you:
▪ Corrective actions being taken and a schedule for completion; AND
▪ Any reason why exposures cannot be lowered to below the PELs for benzene.
|Note: ||• You can notify employees either individually or post the notifications in areas readily accessible to affected employees. |
| ||• Posted notification may need specific information that allows affected employees to determine which monitoring results apply to them. |
| ||• Notification may be in any written form, such as handwritten or e-mail. |
| ||• Notification may be limited to the required information, such as exposure monitoring results. |
| ||• When notifying employees about corrective actions, your notification may refer them to a separate document that's available and provides the required information. |
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. 05-01-172, § 296-849-11070, filed 12/21/04, effective 3/1/05.]