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WAC 296-800-160

Summary.

Your responsibility:
You must make sure that your employees have, use, and care for the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).
PPE is an item or items used to protect the eyes, face, head, body, arms, hands, legs, and feet such as goggles, helmets, head covers, gloves, rubber slickers, disposable coveralls, safety shoes, protective shields, and barriers.
You must meet the requirements …
in this section:
Compliance duties owed to each employee
Do a hazard assessment for PPE
Document your hazard assessment for PPE
Select appropriate PPE for your employees
Provide PPE to your employees
Train your employees to use PPE
Retrain employees to use PPE, if necessary
Document PPE training
Require your employees to use necessary PPE on the job
Keep PPE in safe and good condition
Make sure your employees use appropriate eye and face protection
Make sure your employees use appropriate head protection
Make sure your employees use appropriate foot protection
Make sure your employees use appropriate hand protection
Make sure your employees are protected from drowning
Exemption:
• WAC 296-800-16015, 296-800-16025, 296-800-16030, and 296-800-16035 do not apply to electrical protective equipment or respiratory protection. See chapters 296-24 WAC, Part L and chapter 296-842 WAC, for rules about these types of protective equipment.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 18-22-116, § 296-800-160, filed 11/6/18, effective 12/7/18; WSR 05-03-093, § 296-800-160, filed 1/18/05, effective 3/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].040, and [49.17].050. WSR 01-23-060, § 296-800-160, filed 11/20/01, effective 12/1/01; WSR 01-11-038, § 296-800-160, filed 5/9/01, effective 9/1/01.]
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