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Top 10 Rule Violations

These tables show the most common safety and health rules cited during L&I inspections for Federal Fiscal Year 2015 (Oct.1, 2014 – Sept. 30, 2015).

This information can help strengthen your workplace safety program and prevent costly injuries and illnesses. When available, resource pages provide links to safety and health publications, videos, presentations, data, sample programs, and other resources.


All industries

Rules
Resources
Fall Protection
WAC 296-155-246 (8.41 MB PDF)
Fall Protection, Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest
Accident Prevention Program (APP) (Construction)
WAC 296-155-110 (8.41 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Chemical Hazard Communication
WAC 296-800-170 (2.32 MB PDF)
Hazard Communication and GHS
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Asbestos
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160 (2.32 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Accident Prevention Program (General Industry)
WAC 296-800-140 (2.32 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130 (2.32 MB PDF)
Safety Meetings/Committees
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280 (2.32 MB PDF)
Electrical Hazards
First-Aid Training and Certification (Construction)
WAC 296-155-120 (8.41 MB PDF)
First Aid
First-Aid (General Industry)
WAC 296-800-150 (2.32 MB PDF)
First Aid


Construction only

WAC Topic Area
Resources
Fall Protection
WAC 296-155-246 (8.41 MB PDF)
Fall Protection, Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-155-110 (8.41 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
First-Aid Training and Certification
WAC 296-155-120 (8.41 MB PDF)
First Aid
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Asbestos
Ladder Use
WAC 296-876-400 (278 KB PDF)
Ladder Safety
Tools - Hand and Power
WAC 296-155-350 (8.41 MB PDF)
Hand and Portable Power Tools
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Head Protection
WAC 296-155-205 (8.41 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Scaffolding - General Requirements
WAC 296-874-200 (356 KB PDF)
Scaffolds
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (General Requirements)
WAC 296-155-200 (8.41 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Cranes, Rigging & Personnel Lifting Qualifications
WAC 296-155-533 (8.41 MB PDF)
Cranes

All industries excluding construction

WAC Topic Area
Resources
Employer Chemical Hazard Communication
WAC 296-800-170 (2.32 MB PDF)
Hazard Communication and GHS
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160 (2.32 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-800-140 (2.32 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130 (2.32 MB PDF)
Safety Meetings/Committees
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280 (2.32 MB PDF)
Electrical Hazards
First-Aid
WAC 296-800-150 (2.32 MB PDF)
First Aid
Hazard Communication
WAC 296-901
Hazard Communication and GHS
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Asbestos
Portable Fire Extinguishers
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Fire Extinguishers
Confined Space Permit Entry
WAC 296-809-500 (513 KB PDF)
Confined Space


Agriculture only

WAC Topic Area
Resources
Pesticides (Worker Protection Standard for pesticide handlers)
WAC 296-307-130(5.14 MB PDF)
Pesticides
Personal Protective Equipment
WAC 296-307-100 (5.14 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Hazard Communication
WAC 296-901
Hazard Communication and GHS
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-307-030 (5.14 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Employer Chemical Hazard Communication
 WAC 296-307-550 (5.14 MB PDF)
Hazard Communication and GHS
Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) for Tractors
WAC 296-307-080 (1.80 MB PDF)
Tractor Safety
Pesticides Recordkeeping
WAC 296-307-145 (5.14 MB PDF)
Pesticides
First Aid Requirements
WAC 296-307-039 (5.14 MB PDF)
First Aid
Pesticides (Worker Protection Standard for workers)
WAC 296-307-120 (5.14 MB PDF)
Pesticides
Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout)
WAC 296-307-320 (5.14 MB PDF)
Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)


All industries excluding agriculture

WAC Topic Area
Resources
Fall Protection (Construction)
WAC 296-155-246 (8.41 MB PDF)
Fall Protection, Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest
Accident Prevention Program (Construction)
 WAC 296-155-110 (8.41 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Employer Chemical Hazard Communication
WAC 296-62-077 (2.32 MB PDF)
Hazard Communication and GHS
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Asbestos
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160 (2.32 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment
Accident Prevention Program (General Industry)
WAC 296-800-140 (2.32 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130 (2.32 MB PDF)
Safety Meetings/Committees
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280 (2.32 MB PDF)
Electrical Hazards
First-Aid Training and Certification (Construction)
WAC 296-155-120 (8.41 MB PDF)
First Aid
First-Aid Training, Supplies, and Emergency Washing (General Industry)
WAC 296-800-150 (2.32 MB PDF)
First Aid


All industries excluding both construction and agriculture

WAC Topic Area
Resources
Employer Chemical Hazard Communication
WAC 296-800-170 (2.32 MB PDF)
Hazard Communication and GHS
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160 (2.32 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-800-140 (2.32 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130 (2.32 MB PDF)
Safety Meetings/Committees
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280 (2.32 MB PDF)
Electrical Hazards
First-Aid (General Industry)
WAC 296-800-150 (2.32 MB PDF)
First Aid
Hazard Communication
WAC 296-901
Hazard Communication and GHS
Portable Fire Extinguishers
WAC 296-800-300 (2.32 MB PDF)
Fire Extinguishers
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Asbestos
Confined Space Permit Entry
WAC 296-809-500 (513 KB PDF)
Confined Space


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