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WAC 296-823-17010

Recording needle stick and sharps injuries.

(1) You must follow the requirements in chapter 296-27 WAC, Recordkeeping and reporting, for recording occupational injuries and illnesses including needle stick and sharps injuries, unless you meet one of the exemptions specified in WAC 296-27-00103 or 296-27-00105.
(2) If you are not exempt from the recordkeeping requirements in chapter 296-27 WAC, then you must also record the type and brand of device involved in injuries resulting from a needle stick or cut with a sharps that is contaminated with another person's blood or other potentially infectious material on the OSHA 300 log or equivalent form.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, and 49.17.050. WSR 16-23-138, § 296-823-17010, filed 11/22/16, effective 12/23/16; WSR 15-23-086, § 296-823-17010, filed 11/17/15, effective 12/18/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 04-12-070, § 296-823-17010, filed 6/1/04, effective 9/1/04; WSR 03-09-110, § 296-823-17010, filed 4/22/03, effective 8/1/03.]
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