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Safety Standards for Core Rules WAC 296-800

The Core rules contains basic safety and health rules that affect all employers and should cover almost everything small, nonmanufacturing employers need for a safe and healthful workplace.



Manual
F414-059-000
 
Workplace Safety and Health Rules and Guides

CD: Contains workplace safety and health rules for Washington State and links to policies and related laws. Also contains guides covering accident prevention programs (APP) and personal protective equipment (PPE). Note: Order CD or view rules online.



CD
F414-074-034
 
Safety Standards for Administrative Rules WAC 296-900

Administrative Rules and the DOSH Administrative Manual affords employers the right to administrative and judicial review of alleged violations, initial penalties and abatement periods.



Manual
F414-136-000
 
Board of Boiler Rules Interpretation and Revision Request Form
Used to submit written requests for interpretations and revisions to the definitions, rules and regulations found in WAC 296-104. These must be submitted 45 days prior to the Board of Boiler Rules Meeting date. To use this form, left click on the link and select SAVE TARGET AS and save to your desktop. Open in WORD, complete form, select PRINT, SEND TO, MAIL or DELIVERY DOCUMENT ONLY in care of Chief, Boiler Inspector.

Form
F620-017-000
 
Board of Boiler Rules Extension of Inspection Frequency Request Form
Board of Boiler Rules Extension of Inspection Frequency Request Form

Form
F620-055-000
 
Board of Boiler Rules Washington State Specials Request Form
Board of Boiler Rules Washington State Specials Request Form

Form
F620-057-000
 
Variance Application - For exceptions from specific rules governing employment of minors.

Employer uses this application for requesting a variance to employment regulations for minors.



Form
F700-076-000
 
Using Apprentices on Public Works and Other Projects
Pamphlet: Provides a quick overview of the rules for using apprentices on public works projects, including apprentice utilization. Also describes the benefits of apprenticeship and where to get more information.

Publication
F100-529-000
 
Workers' Compensation Insurance Manual

This manual covers Chapter 296-17 and 296-17A WAC. Topics covered are employer reporting requirements for workers' compensation; employer classification for workers' compensation; and rates and experience rating rules for workers' compensation.



Manual
F213-178-000
 
Hearing Aid Repair Authorization Fax Request

Hearing Aid Repair Authorization Requests. If you need to purchase or replace a hearing aid, fax all of the information required by Medical Aid Rules and Fee Schedule (MARFS) including the Hearing Services Worker Information (F245-049-000) to 360-902-6252.



Form
F245-384-000
 
Chapter 296-56 WAC - Safety Standards - Longshore, Stevedore and Waterfront Related Operations

The rules included in this chapter apply to any and all waterfront operations for longshore, stevedore and waterfront  related operations, cargo handling, and related terminal operations and equipment under the jurisdiction of the  Department of  Labor and  Industries.



Manual
F414-034-000
 
Safety Standards for Fire Fighters WAC 296-305

The rules of this chapter shall apply with respect to any and all activities, operations and equipment of employers and employees involved in providing fire protection services, fire fighters and their work places, including the fire combat scene.

Firefighters are rescuers extensively trained in firefighting, primarily to extinguish hazardous fires that threaten property and civilian or natural populations and to rescue people from dangerous situations, like collapsed or burning buildings.



Manual
F414-036-000
 
Commercial Diving Operations, Chapter 296-37 WAC

This manual contains basic safety and health rules that affect all employers and should cover almost all commercial diving operations. This manual also covers search and rescue and other public safety diving operations.



Manual
F414-039-000
 
Chapter 296-24 WAC - General Safety and Health

The rules in this chapter are designed to protect the safety and health of employees by creating a healthy work environment by establishing requirements to control safety hazards in the workplace.



Manual
F414-040-000
 
Fall Protection Basics for Construction Activities

Booklet: Provides an overview of revised fall protection rules and requirements for construction activities effective April 1, 2013.



Publication
F414-154-000

Alt Language(s):
Español
 
A Guide to Workplace Safety and Health in Washington State

Pamphlet/booklet: Provides an overview of the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA), worker and employer rights and responsibilities, enforcement of WISHA rules, and consultation and education services L&I provides. Previously titled A Guide to WISHA



Publication
F416-132-000

Alt Language(s):
Español
 
A Guide to Workplace Safety and Health in Washington State-Spanish (Una Guía de Seguridad y Salud del Lugar de Trabajo en el Estado de Washington)

Pamphlet/booklet: Provides an overview of the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA), worker and employer rights and responsibilities, enforcement of WISHA rules, and consultation and education services L&I provides. Previously titled A Guide to WISHA



Publication
F416-132-999

Alt Language(s):
Inglés
 
Forklift Safety Guide
Book: Provides general information on kinds of forklifts, principles of physics that apply to forklifts, training requirements for forklift operators, basic operator safety rules, dangers of carbon monoxide, and safety while servicing a forklift.

Publication
F417-031-000
 
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Guide
Book: This guide helps employers comply with the WISHA Personal Protective Equipment rules. It covers general personal protective equipment and PPE requirements used to protect the head, eyes and face, hand and arm, foot and leg, and body (torso) in most work environments.

Publication
F417-207-000
 
Tractor Safety: Rollover Protection and Seatbelts

Pamphlet: Summarizes the safety rules for rollover protective structures (ROPS) and seatbelts on tractors. Also lists exemptions and provides other information about safe operation of tractors.



Publication
F417-234-000

Alt Language(s):
Español
 
Tractor Safety: Rollover Protection and Seatbelts (Seguridad con los tractores: Proteccin contra vuelcos ylos cinturones de seguridad)
Pamphlet: Summarizes the safety rules for rollover protective structures (ROPS) and seatbelts on tractors. Also lists exemptions and provides other information about safe operation of tractors.

Publication
F417-234-999

Alt Language(s):
Inglés
 
Chapter 19.28 RCW - Electricians and Electrical Installations
Simplified version of the Chapter 19.28 RCW - Electricians and Electrical Installations Rules

Manual
F500-039-111
 
Teens at Work: Facts for Employers, Parents and Teens

Pamphlet/booklet: Answers questions employers, parents and teens may have about employing teen workers (ages 14-17). Explains non-agriculture work rules, including the necessary permits, hours and work conditions. Provides links to other resources.



Publication
F700-022-000

Alt Language(s):
Español
 
Teens at Work: Facts for Employers, Parents and Teens /Adolescentes en el trabajo (Spanish)

Pamphlet/booklet: Answers questions employers, parents and teens may have about employing teen workers (ages 14-17). Explains non-agriculture work rules, including the necessary permits, hours and work conditions. Provides links to other resources.



Publication
F700-022-999

Alt Language(s):
Inglés
 
Washington State Prevailing Wage Law

Booklet: Contains the prevailing wage laws (RCWs) and rules (WACs) as well as plain language descriptions and contact information.



Publication
F700-032-000
 
Young Workers in Agriculture/Trabajadores jóvenes en la agricultura (English/Spanish)

Pamphlet/booklet: Answers many questions employers and minor workers have about employing minors. Covers agriculture work rules, including the necessary permits, hours and work conditions for workers 12-17 years of age.



Publication
F700-096-909
 
Sports Teams and Youth Workers

Fact sheet: Explains the requirements for sports organizations that engage young people as volunteers or employees to referee, assist or work for the organizations. The focus is workers' compensation coverage and minor work rules.



Publication
F700-130-000
 
Congratulations! You've been approved to hire minors
Card: Reminds employers of special work rules for employees under age 18. Lists key points and provides a Web address for where to find more detailed information. Sent to all employers who obtain a minor work permit endorsement on the master business license.

Publication
F700-136-000
 
Plain Talk Summary of Prevailing Wage Laws: Understand Your Responsibilities and Rights When Performing Public Work - Spanish (Resumen de las Leyes de Salario Prevaleciente en Lenguaje Sencillo Entienda sus Responsabilidades y Derechos al Hacer Trabajos Públicos)

8.5" X 11" sheets: Provides a summary of prevailing wage laws and rules in Spanish. This publication is only available in Spanish. For similar information in English, read the Washington State Prevailing Wage Law booklet.



Publication
F700-152-999
 
Employing teens under 18 in food service? - L&I’s fact sheet of permitted and prohibited work activities for youth ages 14 to 17 in food service

Fact sheet: Explains permitted and prohibited work activities for youth ages 14 to 17 in food service. Includes rules for driving, student-learner exemptions and work hours.



Publication
F700-167-000
 
The Best Accident Insurance - To observe all safety regulations
Picture of a guy with Saftey Policy and Rules in his hand. Get poster printing tips.

Poster
FSP0-915-000
 
Hotline Tips for Medical Services Providers
Fact sheet: Provides tips to help medical service providers quickly obtain answers to claims and billing questions. Introduces L&I's Provider Hotline, Interactive Voice Response Message System and online Claim & Account Center.

Publication
F248-040-000
 
Fall Protection Work Plan Requirements

This booklet defines the work plan requirements you must meet for fall protection.



Form
F417-107-000
 
Payment of Wages - RCW 49.48.010 and 49.52.050

This is a copy of the law that pretains to the payment of wages to an employee when they stop working for an employer. The wages due to the employee for the pay period worked prior to leaving.



Form
F700-064-000
 
Operating Boilers Safely
Fact sheet: Explains what you need to know to keep your boilers and pressure vessels operating safety. Provides an overview of inspection requirements, frequency and fees.

Publication
F620-025-000
 
Chief Inspector Clarification and Interpretation Request Form
Chief Inspector Clarification and Interpretation Request Form

Form
F620-056-000
 
A Safe and Healthy Workplace Begins with You
Pamphlet: Provides an overview of employers' responsibilities for workplace safety and health in Washington State. Covers free L&I services, including workplace consultations, online training and prevention resources and required posters. Intended for new businesses or businesses hiring employees for the first time.

Publication
F417-210-000
 
The DOSH Consultation Manual

The DOSH Consultation Manual provides guidance regarding some of the internal operations of L&I and the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH). The contents of the manuals are not enforceable by any person or entity against the Department of Labor and Industries or the State of Washington.



Manual
F414-151-000
 
Sawmillis & Woodworking Operations WAC 296-78

The Department of Labor and Industries has rewritten and reorganized for clarity and ease of use, Chapter 296-78 WAC, Sawmills and Woodworking Operations.



Manual
F414-010-000
 
Safety Standards for Forklifts and Other Powered Industrial Trucks WAC 296-863

This chapter applies to powered industrial trucks, electric motors or internal combustion engines, fork trucks, forklifts, tractors, platform lift trucks, motorized hand trucks and other specialized industrial trucks.



Manual
F414-126-000
 
Safety Standards for Construction Work WAC 296-155

Construction work shall mean and include all or any part of excavation, construction, erection, alteration, repair, demolition, and dismantling, of buildings and other structures.



Manual
F414-033-000
 
Scaffolds WAC 296-874

Scaffolds, Chapter 296-874 WAC, applies to suspended and supported scaffolds, including their supporting structure and anchorage points. A scaffold is a temporary elevated platform, including its supporting structure and anchorage points, used for supporting employees or materials. A suspended scaffold is one or more platforms suspended from an overhead structure by ropes or other non-rigid means.



Manual
F414-128-000
 
Chapter 296-842 WAC - Safety Standards - Respirators

An apparatus worn over the mouth and nose or the entire face to prevent the inhalation of dust, smoke, or other noxious substances. Respirator is a type of personal protective equipment designed to protect the wearer from airborne contaminants, oxygen deficiency, or both.



Manual
F414-119-000
 
Safety Standards for Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals

The purpose this of section, Chapter 296-67 WAC, Process safety management of highly hazardous chemicals, contains requirements for preventing or minimizing the consequences of catastrophic releases of toxic, reactive, flammable, or explosive chemicals. These releases may result in toxic, fire, or explosion hazards.



Manual
F414-090-000
 
Safety Standards Lockout/Tagout WAC 296-803

Lockout/Tagout applies to the service and maintenance of machines and equipment, including piping systems, if employees could be injured by the unexpected energization or start up of the machine or equipment or release of stored energy. Energy sources include mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical, thermal, or other energy, including gravity. Machines and equipment include those that produce high intensity electromagnetic fields.



Manual
F414-124-000
 
Safety Standards for Laundry Machinery and Operations WAC 296-303

Laundry Machinery and Operations applies to moving parts of equipment used in laundries and to conditions peculiar to this industry, with special reference to the point of operation of laundry machines in an establishment wherein the washing, ironing, or other finishing of clothes, or any other textiles is done.



Manual
F414-012-000
 
Safety Standards for Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Shipbreaking Chapter 296-304 WAC

Safety Standards for Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Shipbreaking Chapter 296-304 WAC



Manual
F414-025-000
 
WISHA Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens - Chapter 296-823 WAC

Pathogenic microorganisms that are present in human blood and can cause disease in humans.



Manual
F414-073-000
 
Demounting and Mounting Procedures for Tubeless Truck and Bus Tires

Poster for tire and rim servicing. To be displayed with F417-237-000-B Demounting and Mounting Procedures for Tube-type Truck and Bus Tires and F417-237-000-C Multi-piece Rim Matching Chart. This poster must be printed at least 2'x3' in size.



Poster
F417-237-000-A
 
Demounting and Mounting Procedures for Tube-type Truck and Bus Tires

Poster for tire and rim servicing. To be displayed with F417-237-000-A Demounting and Mounting Procedures for Tubeless Truck and Bus Tires and F417-237-000-C Multi-piece Rim Matching Chart. This poster must be printed at least 2'x3' in size.



Poster
F417-237-000-B
 
Multi-piece Rim Matching Chart

Poster for tire and rim servicing. To be displayed with  F417-237-000-A Demounting and Mounting Procedures for Tubeless Truck and Bus Tires and F417-237-000-B Demounting and Mounting Procedures for Tube-type Truck and Bus Tires. This poster must be printed at least 2'x3' in size.



Poster
F417-237-000-C
 
Chapter 296-45 WAC - Safety Standards for Electrical Workers

Safety Standards for Electrical Workers, 296-45 WAC, consist of the requirements for safeguarding employees against electrical hazards in their workplace; requirements for electric equipment and wiring in locations classified as hazardous.



Manual
F414-032-000
 
Chapter 296-901 WAC - Global Harmonized System for Hazard Communication

Chapter 296-901 WAC, GHS is the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. The GHS is a system for standardizing and harmonizing the classification and labeling of chemicals.



Manual
F414-155-000
 
Safety Standards for Railroad Clearances and Walkways in Private Rail Yards and Plants WAC 296-860

This chapter applies to all railroad clearances and walkways in rail yards and plants including logging railroad yards such as mill yards, maintenance yards and sorting yards.

To prevent injuries and fatalities to employees by maintaining safe railroad clearances and walkways in your rail yards and plants.



Manual
F414-113-000
 
Chapter 296-807 WAC - Portable Power Tools

Portable power tools applies to hand-held power tools; circular saws, belt sanding machines, compressed air powered tools, powder actuated fastening systems designed to use the expanding gases from a powder load to propel a stud, pin, fastener, or other object into hard structural material, consumer and commercial power lawnmowers, portable hand- or power-operated hydraulic, mechanical ratchet and mechanical screw jacks.



Manual
F414-089-000
 





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