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Chapter 296-36 WAC

SAFETY STANDARDS—COMPRESSED AIR WORK

WAC Sections

Definitions.
Responsibility.
General operating requirements—General duty to provide safety.
General operating requirements—Safety miner.
General operating requirements—Maintenance.
General operating requirements—Daily inspection.
General operating requirements—Maximum permissible pressure.
General operating requirements—Temperature in working chamber.
General operating requirements—Bracing of working chamber, shafts and passageways.
General operating requirements—Communication.
General operating requirements—Liquor.
General operating requirements—Identification badge.
General operating requirements—Notification of civil authorities, hospitals, etc.
General operating requirements—Instructions to be posted.
Compression and decompression of workmen—General.
Compression and decompression of workmen—Compression.
Compression and decompression of workmen—Decompression—General.
Compression and decompression of workmen—Method and procedure.
Compression and decompression of workmen—Decompression tables.
Man locks.
Special decompression chamber.
Lock attendants.
Regulation of pressure and air quality in working areas—Gage tender.
Regulation of pressure and air quality in working areas—Pressure monitoring.
Regulation of pressure and air quality in working areas—Air quality in working areas.
Air supply.
Compressor plant.
Personnel facilities.
Sanitation below ground.
Stairs and ladders.
Lighting and power equipment.
Signals and means of communication.
Explosives—Blasting.
Fire prevention and firefighting.
Special provisions for tunnels.
Special provisions for caissons.
Medical supervision and medical and first-aid facilities—Medical supervision.
Medical supervision and medical and first-aid facilities—Medical locks.
Medical supervision and medical and first-aid facilities—Decompression illness—Symptoms and treatment.
Medical supervision and medical and first-aid facilities—Decompression illness to be reported.
Routine examination of employees—Preemployment examinations and reports.
Routine examination of employees—Beginners.
Routine examination of employees—Periodic examination.
Routine examination of employees—Resumption of work.
Routine examination of employees—Physical fitness requirements.
Severability.
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