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WAC 296-305-01007

Variance and procedure.

(1) Conditions may exist in operations that a state standard will not have practical use. The director may issue a variance from the requirements of the standard when another means of providing equal protection is provided.
(2) Applications for variances will be reviewed and investigated by the department. Variances granted will be limited to the specific WAC code covered in the application and may be revoked for cause. The variance must remain prominently posted on the premises while in effect.
Note:
Variance forms may be obtained from the department upon request. Requests for variance from safety and health standards must be made in writing to the assistant director, Consultation and Compliance Services Division, Department of Labor and Industries, P.O. Box 44600, Olympia, Washington 98504-4600.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 18-22-116, § 296-305-01007, filed 11/6/18, effective 12/7/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060 and 29 C.F.R. 1910.156, Fire brigades. WSR 13-05-070, § 296-305-01007, filed 2/19/13, effective 1/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].050 and [49.17].060. WSR 96-11-067, § 295-305-01007, filed 5/10/96, effective 1/1/97.]
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