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(Effective until October 1, 2020)

PDFWAC 296-876-100

Scope.

This chapter applies to portable and fixed ladders, including job-made wooden ladders. For requirements related to mobile ladder stands or rolling ladders, please refer to WAC 296-874-20024 Make sure stairway-type ladders meet these requirements.
EXEMPTION:
This chapter does not apply to:
 
1. Portable ladders used by the fire services for fire combat that are covered by safety standards for firefighters, chapter 296-305 WAC;
 
2. Agriculture activities covered by safety standards for agriculture, chapter 296-307 WAC.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 16-23-141, § 296-876-100, filed 11/22/16, effective 12/23/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060, and chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 14-09-095, § 296-876-100, filed 4/22/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 06-16-020, § 296-876-100, filed 7/24/06, effective 12/1/06; WSR 05-20-068, § 296-876-100, filed 10/4/05, effective 1/1/06.]
(Effective October 1, 2020)

PDFWAC 296-876-100

Scope.

This chapter applies to portable and fixed ladders (including job-made wooden ladders), mobile ladder stands, and mobile ladder stand platforms. For fall arrest harness, rope/cable grab, and similar requirements related to ladder safety systems which are used on fixed ladders (see the unified fall protection rule, chapter 296-880 WAC).
EXEMPTION:
This chapter does not apply to:
 
1. Portable ladders used by the fire services for fire combat that are covered by safety standards for firefighters, chapter 296-305 WAC;
 
2. Ladders used in other emergency training, and operations like rescue, and tactical law enforcement;
 
3. Agriculture activities covered by safety standards for agriculture, chapter 296-307 WAC;
 
4. Ladders designed into, or is an integral part of machines or equipment;
 
5. Where noted, "General Industry Only," these requirements do not yet apply to construction chapter 296-155 WAC, maritime chapter 296-56 WAC or shipyard activities chapter 296-304 WAC.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060 and chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 20-09-146, § 296-876-100, filed 4/21/20, effective 10/1/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 16-23-141, § 296-876-100, filed 11/22/16, effective 12/23/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060, and chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 14-09-095, § 296-876-100, filed 4/22/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 06-16-020, § 296-876-100, filed 7/24/06, effective 12/1/06; WSR 05-20-068, § 296-876-100, filed 10/4/05, effective 1/1/06.]
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