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PDFWAC 296-828-20010

Exposure evaluation.

For any of the specific substances listed in Table 2 of the scope of this chapter, you need to follow the exposure evaluation procedures found in the chapters regulating those substances if employee exposure routinely exceeds the AL or PEL. For all other employee exposures follow this section to determine exposure evaluation procedures.
(1) You must determine if you could have a respiratory hazard as described in chapter 296-841 WAC, Respiratory hazards.
For additional requirements relating to respiratory hazards, see:
1. Chapter 296-841 WAC, Respiratory hazards.
2. Chapter 296-842 WAC, Respirators.
3. The specific rule for your chemical.
(2) You must provide written notification of exposure monitoring results to employees represented by your exposure evaluation, within five business days after the results become known to you.
1. You can notify employees either individually or by posting the notification in areas readily accessible to all affected employees.
2. Posted notifications may need information that allows affected employees to determine which monitoring results apply to them.
3. Notification may be:
a. In any written form, such as hand-written or email.
b. Limited to the required information, such as exposure monitoring results.
For additional requirements relating to employee exposure records, go to chapter 296-802 WAC, Employee medical and exposure records.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-828-20010, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 07-03-163, § 296-828-20010, filed 1/24/07, effective 4/1/07; WSR 06-02-060, § 296-828-20010, filed 1/3/06, effective 4/1/06.]
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