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WAC 296-806-200

Requirements for all machines.

Summary
This section applies to all machines in your workplace. It is organized into the following four categories:
(1) General requirements.
(2) Safeguarding requirements.
(3) Safeguarding methods.
(4) Requirements for specific machine hazards.
Reference:
In addition to the requirements in this section, you need to refer to the following sections of this chapter in order to determine if additional requirements are listed for machines or operations in your workplace:
 
1. Additional requirements for some machines and machine operations, WAC 296-806-400.
 
2. For requirements that apply to hand-held tools, see Portable power tools, chapter 296-807 WAC.
Your responsibility:
To protect employees from machine hazards in your workplace.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
workplace
You must meet the requirements...
in this section:
Secure machines designed to stay in one place
Protect employees from slipping hazards around machinery
Arrange work areas to avoid creating hazards
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-806-200, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 04-14-028, § 296-806-200, filed 6/29/04, effective 1/1/05.]
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