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Post approved load limits (weight limits) for floors.

You must:
• Post approved load limits (weight limits) for floors used for mercantile, business, industrial or storage purposes in an obvious place.
• As the owner, or owner's agent, of a building (or other part of a workplace) post the load approved by the building official by:
– Supplying and affixing a durable metal sign that is marked with the approved load.
– Placing the metal sign in an obvious spot in the space to which it applies.
– Replacing the metal sign if it is lost, defaced, damaged, or removed.
Note:
This rule applies to the floor that supports shelving, but not to the shelves themselves.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].040, and [49.17].050. WSR 01-23-060, § 296-800-27020, filed 11/20/01, effective 12/1/01; WSR 01-11-038, § 296-800-27020, filed 5/9/01, effective 9/1/01.]
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