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WAC 296-305-01511

Employee's responsibility.

(1) Firefighters must cooperate with the employer and other employees in efforts to eliminate accidents.
(2) Each firefighter or other employee must comply with the provisions of this chapter which are applicable to their own actions and conduct in the course of their employment.
(3) Firefighters and other employees must notify the appropriate employer representative of unsafe work practices and of unsafe conditions of equipment, apparatus, or work places.
(4) Firefighters and other employees must apply the principles of accident prevention in their work. They must use all required safety devices, protective equipment, and safety practices, as provided and/or developed by management.
(5) Each firefighter must take proper care of all personal protective equipment.
(6) Firefighters must attend, when on duty, required training and/or orientation programs designed to increase their competency in occupational safety and health.
(7) Firefighters who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs must not participate in any fire department operations or other functions. This rule does not apply to persons taking prescription drugs as directed by a physician or dentist providing such use does not endanger the worker or others.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 18-22-116, § 296-305-01511, filed 11/6/18, effective 12/7/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].050 and [49.17].060. WSR 96-11-067, § 296-305-01511, filed 5/10/96, effective 1/1/97.]
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