Provide fall protection for employees on scaffolds.

(1) You must protect each employee on a scaffold more than ten feet (3.1 m) above a lower level, from falling to the lower level, by providing either:
(a) A personal fall arrest system; or
(b) Guardrails.
reference
Fall protection requirements for employees:
Are located in the following chapters:
In the following sections:
On walkways within scaffolds
Chapter 296-874 WAC, Scaffolds
Erecting or dismantling supported scaffolds
Chapter 296-874 WAC, Scaffolds
Erecting or dismantling suspended scaffolds in general industry
Chapter 296-24 WAC, General safety and health standards
Part J-1
Working surfaces, guarding floors and wall openings, ladders and
Part J-3 Powered platforms
Erecting or dismantling suspended scaffolds in construction work
Chapter 296-155 WAC, Safety standards for construction work
Part C-1 Fall protection requirements for construction
(2) You must make sure employees erecting the scaffold install the guardrail system, if required, before the scaffold is used by any other employees.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050. WSR 15-23-086, § 296-874-20052, filed 11/17/15, effective 12/18/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060 and 29 C.F.R. 1926, Subpart M, Fall Protection. WSR 13-04-073, § 296-874-20052, filed 2/4/13, effective 4/1/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 07-17-026, § 296-874-20052, filed 8/7/07, effective 10/6/07; WSR 07-03-163, § 296-874-20052, filed 1/24/07, effective 4/1/07; WSR 05-01-054, § 296-874-20052, filed 12/7/04, effective 3/1/05.]
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