Last Update: 1/23/18

Chapter 296-56 WAC

SAFETY STANDARDS—LONGSHORE, STEVEDORE AND WATERFRONT RELATED OPERATIONS

WAC Sections

Definitions.
Marine terminals.
Scope and applicability.
Variance and procedure.
Personnel.
Housekeeping.
Accident prevention program.
Emergency action plans.
Waterfront operations.
Slinging.
Stacking of cargo and pallets.
Coopering.
Line handling.
Standard gauge railroad operations.
Signals displayed by each maintenance crew.
Warning flags or lights.
Signals unobscured.
Audible warning system.
Safety observer on railroad switching.
Warning at road crossing.
Flying switches.
Clearance from railroad tracks.
Car plates.
Dockboards (bridge plates).
Log handling.
Movement of barges and railcars.
Communication.
Open fires.
Hazardous atmospheres and materials.
Hazardous cargo.
Handling explosives or hazardous materials.
Hazardous atmospheres and substances.
Carbon monoxide.
Fumigants, pesticides, insecticides and hazardous preservatives (see also WAC 296-56-60049, 296-56-60051 and 296-56-60053).
Cargo handling gear and equipment.
House falls.
Miscellaneous auxiliary gear.
Cargo boards and other type pallet boards.
Powered industrial trucks.
General rules applicable to vehicles.
Multipiece and single-piece rim wheels.
Cranes and derricks.
Crane load and limit devices.
Winches.
Conveyors.
Spouts, chutes, hoppers, bins, and associated equipment.
Certification of marine terminal material handling devices.
Advisory crane certification panel.
Unit proof load test and inspection.
Examination and inspection of cranes and derricks.
Hand tools.
Specialized terminals.
General.
Terminals handling intermodal containers or roll-on roll-off operations.
Grain elevator terminals.
Terminal facilities handling menhaden and similar species of fish.
Personal protection.
Eye protection.
Respiratory protection.
Head protection.
Foot protection.
Other protective measures.
Payment for protective equipment.
Maintenance and load limits.
Protection from falling.
Minimum safety requirements for docks and dock facilities.
Access to vessels.
Guarding of edges.
Clearance heights.
Cargo doors.
Platforms and skids.
Elevators and escalators.
Manlifts.
Manlifts—Electric.
Hoistway enclosures and landings.
Scope and application.
Hoistway gates.
Elevator car.
Elevator doors.
Counterweight, enclosures, and fastenings.
Guide rails.
Hoisting ropes.
Space under hoistway.
Car safeties.
Brakes.
Car controls and safety devices.
Hoisting machine mechanisms.
Elevator car and counterweight buffers.
General requirements.
ManliftsHand power.
Scope and application.
Hoistway landings.
Hoistway clearances.
Habitable space under hoistways.
Hoistway guide rails.
Buffer springs and overtravel of car.
Car specifications.
Counterweights.
Sheaves.
Hoisting ropes.
Operating rope.
Lighting.
Overhead supports.
General requirements.
Ladders, stairway openings, sanitation, signs, etc.
Fixed ladders.
Portable ladders.
Jacob's ladders.
Fixed stairways.
Spiral stairways.
Employee exits.
Illumination.
Passage between levels and across openings.
Guarding temporary hazards.
River banks.
Sanitation.
Signs and marking.
Related terminal operations and equipment.
Related terminal operations and equipmentMachine guarding.
Welding, cutting and heating (hot work) (see also definition of "hazardous cargo, material, substance or atmosphere").
Spray painting.
Compressed air.
Air receivers.
Fuel handling and storage.
Battery charging and changing.
Prohibited operations.
Petroleum docks.
Boat marinas.
Canneries and cold storage docks.
Excerpts from Revised Code of Washington.
FormAppendix AStandard signals for longshore crane signals.
FormAppendix BStandard signals for longshore crane signals.
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