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WAC 296-56-60111

Head protection.

(1) You must make sure employees exposed to impact, falling or flying objects, or electric shocks or burns wear protective hats.
(2) You must ensure that all protective helmets comply with any of the following consensus standards:
(a) ANSI Z89.1-2009, American National Standard for Industrial Head Protection.
(b) ANSI Z89.1-2003, American National Standard for Industrial Head Protection.
(c) ANSI Z89.1-1997, American National Standard for Industrial Head Protection.
(d) ANSI Z89.1-1986, American National Standard for Personnel ProtectionProtective Headwear for Industrial WorkersRequirements.
(e) You may use alternate head protection if you can demonstrate such devices are at least as effective as those constructed in accordance with one of the above consensus standards.
(3) You must clean and disinfect protective hats previously worn before issuance by the employer to another employee.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-56-60111, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060, and chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 14-03-013, § 296-56-60111, filed 1/7/14, effective 2/10/14; WSR 10-09-088, § 296-56-60111, filed 4/20/10, effective 6/1/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].040, and [49.17].050. WSR 00-21-103, § 296-56-60111, filed 10/18/00, effective 2/1/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040 and 49.17.050. WSR 86-03-064 (Order 86-02), § 296-56-60111, filed 1/17/86; WSR 85-01-022 (Order 84-24), § 296-56-60111, filed 12/11/84.]
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