Chapter 296-878 WAC

Last Update: 11/22/16

SAFETY STANDARDS FOR WINDOW CLEANING

WAC Sections

296-878-099Definitions.
296-878-100Scope.
296-878-10005Summary.
296-878-110Training.
296-878-11005Train workers to use window-cleaning equipment.
296-878-120Building surfaces and fixtures.
296-878-12005Make sure building surfaces and fixtures are safe to use.
296-878-130Inspection procedures.
296-878-13005Inspect the area to be cleaned.
296-878-13010Inspect window-cleaning equipment before use.
296-878-140Develop site-specific service and emergency plans.
296-878-14005Develop a site-specific service and emergency recovery plan for window-cleaning operations.
296-878-150Equipment.
296-878-15005Select and use appropriate equipment.
296-878-15015Select appropriate rope for suspended equipment.
296-878-15020Select appropriate carabiners.
296-878-15025Use fall protection equipment.
296-878-160Warning signs and barricades.
296-878-16005Provide warning signs and barricades when suspended equipment is used.
296-878-170Power line clearances.
296-878-17005Maintain clearance between window cleaners and power lines.
296-878-180Window-cleaners' belts and anchors.
296-878-18005Select appropriate window-cleaners' belts and anchors.
296-878-18010Inspect the anchors you plan to use for window cleaning.
296-878-18015Use window-cleaners' belts safely.
296-878-18020Move safely on the outside of buildings.
296-878-190Boatswains' chairs.
296-878-19005Select appropriate boatswains' chairs.
296-878-19010Safely use boatswains' chairs rigged with a block and tackle.
296-878-200Rope descent systems.
296-878-20005Select appropriate rope descent systems.
296-878-20010Safely use rope descent systems.
296-878-20015Safely use rope descent devices.
296-878-210Equipment prohibited.
296-878-21005Prohibit equipment from use.
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