By Related Rule (WAC)

WISHA provides rule guidance to staff through two types of policies:

  1. WISHA Interim Operations and Interpretive Memoranda (WIIM)
  2. WISHA Regional Directives (WRD)

The WIIMs and WRDs do not:

  • Substitute for the rule or requirement referenced
  • Create additional obligations for employers

Policies related to Chapter 296-56, WAC.

WISHA policies in effect as of 5/4/2018. View all policies by Related WAC code.

Referenced WAC Policies

Longshore, Stevedore and Waterfront Related Operations
(Chapter 296-56, WAC)

Log Sorting Yards in Marine Terminals or Sawmills (WRD 20.55)
Personal Flotation Devices (WRD 21.25)
Powered Industrial Truck Training in Longshoring & Marine Terminals (WRD 7.05)
Enforcement Activity Related to Piers and Docks (WRD 21.95)
Crane Safety Inter-program Coordination (WRD 8.70)
Chromium VI (WRD 12.80)
Auditing Accredited Crane Certifiers (WRD 8.80)
Enforcement of Load Limit Signage on Ferry Terminals (WRD 22.90)
Enforcement guidance for the Longshoring Industry (WRD 22.95)
Programmed Inspections Regarding Maritime Industries (WRD 2.18)


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