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WAC Number

Trades & Licensing Rules

WACs by Chapter Number (all Labor & Industries’ rules start with 296):

05  09  43  46B  49A  96  104  150  150C  150F  150M  150P  150R  150T  150V  200A  310  400A  403A 


Chapter WAC # Section Rule Title/Topic Scope of Rule
296-05 Apprenticeship The Washington State Apprenticeship and Training Act (chapter 49.04 RCW) establishes the Washington state apprenticeship and training council (WSATC) and designates as its administrative arm the apprenticeship section of the department of labor and industries.
296-09 Board of boiler rules -- procedure Various rules about the practice and procedures for the board of boiler rules.
296-43 Heating installations -- Cable, radiant, soil, etc. Regulations for heating cables and heating elements, including those embedded in soil, sand and driveways
296-46B Electrical safety standards, administration, and installation Various regulations for electrical safety standards, administration and installation.
296-49A Director's Factory Assembled Structures Advisory Board Establishes a uniform means of communication between the department and persons, firms or corporations engaged in the manufacture of factory assembled structures.
296-96 Elevators The purpose of this chapter is to: (1) Provide for the safe mechanical and electrical operation, construction, installation, alteration, inspection, relocation, and repair of conveyances; and (2) Ensure that all such operation, construction, installation, alteration, inspection, and repair subject to the provisions of this chapter will be reasonably safe to persons and property and in conformity with the provisions of this chapter and the applicable statutes of the state of Washington.
296-104 Board of boiler rules -- Substantive Apply to all boilers and unfired pressure vessels except those exempt under RCW 70.79.080
Chapter WAC # Section Rule Title/Topic Scope of Rule
296-150 Manufactured homes Requires that any alteration to a manufactured home be approved by the department.
296-150C Commercial coaches Applies to the approval of commercial coach manufacturers, dealers and to any person who manufactures or alters the plumbing, mechanical, or electrical system or the body or frame of a commercial coach.
296-150F Factory-built housing and commercial structures Applies to the approval: (a) Of factory-built structures used for residences or commercial purposes; and (b) After occupancy of a factory-built house or commercial structure, all inspections are done by the local enforcement agency.
296-150M Factory Assembled Structures, Factory-built Housing & Commercial Structures
296-150M Factory Assembled Structures, Factory-built Housing & Commercial Structures
296-150P Recreational park trailers Applies to: (a) Manufacturers, dealers and individuals who build for sale, sell, or lease recreational park trailers in Washington state; and (b) Manufacturers, dealers, and individuals who alter recreational park trailers for sale or lease in Washington state.
296-150R Recreational vehicles Applies to: (a) Manufacturers, dealers and individuals who build for sale, sell, or lease recreational vehicles in Washington state; and (b) Manufacturers, dealers, and individuals who alter recreational vehicles for sale or lease in Washington state.
296-150T Factory-built temporary worker housing structures Applies to the approval: (a) Of factory-built temporary worker housing structures; and (b) After occupancy of a factory-built temporary worker housing structure, all inspections are done by the department of health.
Chapter WAC # Section Rule Title/Topic Scope of Rule
296-150V Conversion vendor units and medical units Applies to the approval of conversion vendor unit and medical unit manufacturers, dealers, and to any person who manufactures or alters the plumbing, mechanical, or electrical system of a conversion vendor unit or medical unit.
296-200A Contractor registration The goal of this chapter is to: (1) Reduce the paperwork required for contractor registrations. (2) Clarify issues related to suits against contractors and the collection of court judgments. (3) Ensure that the contractors registration law (chapter 18.27 RCW) is efficiently and properly administered.
296-310 Farm labor contracting Various licensing and contract requirements for farm labor contracting
296-400A Plumbers certification Various rules about certifcation and permits for plumbers
296-403A Amusement rides or structures Various requirements for amusement rides and structures

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