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WAC 296-874-20048

Protect employees from weather hazards.

(1) You must prohibit work on or from scaffolds during storms or high winds unless both of the following are met:
(a) A competent person has determined that it is safe for employees to be on the scaffold;
(b) The employees are protected by either:
(i) A personal fall arrest system; or
(ii) Wind screens.
(2) You must make sure wind screens are not used unless the scaffold is secured against the anticipated wind forces.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050. WSR 15-23-086, § 296-874-20048, filed 11/17/15, effective 12/18/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 05-01-054, § 296-874-20048, filed 12/7/04, effective 3/1/05.]
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