Rules Under Development

Longshore, Stevedore and Waterfront Related Operations

Chapter 296-56, WAC

All updates for this rule:

Head Protection

The department is responding to a Federal Register notice where the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) updated their requirements relating to head protection as recognized in the 2009 edition of the American National Standard for Industrial Head Protection (ANSI). The department is proposing to add this latest edition of ANSI Z89.1 to four of our industry standards. The updated ANSI standard includes design provisions as part of comprehensive requirements to ensure that employees use personal protective equipment that will protect them from hazards in the workplace.690.


PDF: Adoption (Rule-Making Order CR-103)

PDF: Adopted Rule Language


Comments Due


PDF: Expedited Rulemaking (CR 105)

PDF: Expedited Proposed Rule Language

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