Make sure your employees use appropriate hand protection.

You must:
• Make sure employees exposed to hazards that could injure their hands use appropriate hand protection. Examples of these hazards include:
– Absorbing harmful substances
– Severe cuts, lacerations or abrasions
– Punctures
– Chemical burns and/or thermal burns
– Harmful temperature extremes
• Make sure when choosing hand protection, you consider how well the hand protection performs relative to the:
– Task
– Conditions present
– Duration of use
– Hazards
– Potential hazards
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].040, and [49.17].050. WSR 01-11-038, § 296-800-16065, filed 5/9/01, effective 9/1/01.]
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