Benzene

Chapter 296-849, WAC

Effective Date: 03/01/05

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Accuracy

exposure evaluations, 849-11030

exposure records, 849-11090

Action level

definition, 849-190

exposure control areas, 849-11020

medical removal, 849-12050

periodic exposure evaluations, 849-12010

scope, section application (table 2), 849-100

training, 849-11050

Administrative controls

(see exposure control areas)

Air monitoring methods

(see sampling methods)

Airborne concentrations, exposure evaluations, 849-11030

Appendices, references to another chapter, 849-11050, 849-12030

Application, chapter, scope, 849-100

Area samples, collecting, 849-11030

Authorized personnel, 849-190, 849-11020

 

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Barge and tanker cleaning

exemptions 849-13005

exposure control requirements (table 6), 849-13020

evaluations, exposure 849-11030

Basic rules, 849-110

Breathing zone, exposure monitoring, 849-11030

 

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Cartridge or canister, 849-13045

Changes in exposure, exposure evaluations, 849-11030

Chapter application, scope, 849-100

Coke ovens, exemptions, 849-100

Collection, air samples, exposure evaluations (step 6), 849-11030

Colorimetric indicator tubes (step 2-note), 849-11030

Compliance program

(see exposure control areas, plan)

Confidence level

(see accuracy)

Confidential, medical records (note), 849-12080

Containers

exposure evaluation (step 2), 849-11030

labeling, preventative practices, 849-11010

Content of medical evaluations (table 4), 849-12030

Controls (see exposure control areas)

Corrective actions, notifications, 849-11070

(see also exposure control areas)

Costs to employees, 849-12030, 849-12050

 

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Declination form, medical evaluations, helpful tool

Definitions, 849-190

Designated representative

exposure monitoring observation, 849-11065

exposure control, 849-13005

Detector tubes (see colorimetric indicator tubes)

Documentation

exposure controls requirements (table 6), 849-13020

exposure evaluation process, 849-11030

periodic exposure evaluations, 849-12010

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Emergencies

sampling methods, 849-11030

additional requirements, 849-11010

respirators, 849-13045

medical evaluation process, 849-12030

Employee

exposure control plan, 849-13005

exposure records, 849-11090

medical evaluations, 849-12030

notification, 849-11070

observation, exposure monitoring, 849-11065

removal from exposure, 849-12050

selection, exposure evaluations, 849-11030

training, 849-11050

Enclosures, exposure control areas (note), 849-11020

Engineering controls, 849-11030

(see also exposure controls )

Escape respirators, 849-13045

Evaluations, exposure

control plan, 849-13005

notifications, 849-11070

periodic, 849-12010

process, 849-11030

scope, 849-100

Evaluations, medical

all requirements, 849-12030

declination form, helpful tool

training, 849-11050

removal, 849-12050

recordkeeping, 849-12080

Exemptions, 849-100, 849-13005

Exposure and medical monitoring, 849-120

Exposure control

all requirements, 849-130

areas, 849-11020

corrective actions, 849-11070

evaluations, 849-11030

plan, 849-13005

records, 849-11090

respirators, 849-13045

Exposure evaluation process, 849-11030

(See also evaluations, exposure)

Exposure monitoring, 849-11030

chapter application (table 2), 849-100

observations, 849-11065

exposure records, 849-11030, 849-11090

(see also recordkeeping)

Extended work shifts, (step 6, note), 849-11030

Eye protection, 849-11040

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Gas mask, 849-13045

Gasoline and other fuels, exemptions, 849-100

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Handling materials, exposure evaluations, 849-11030

Hazard communication, 849-11050

Helpful tool, declination form for medical evaluations

Hematologists

medical evaluations, 849-12030

medical removal, 849-12050

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Internist

medical follow-up requirements (table 5), 849-12030

medical removal, 849-12050

Initial exposure evaluation

(see evaluations, exposure)

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Labeling, preventive practices, 849-11010

Laboratories

collecting air samples (note, step 6), 849-11030

exemptions, 849-100

medical evaluation process (step 3 and table 5), 849-12030

Leaks (see releases)

Licensed health care professional (LHCP)

employee removal from exposure, 849-12050

medical evaluations, 849-12030

medical records, 849-12080

respirators, 849-13045

Loading or unloading, labeling requirements, 849-100, 849-11010

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Markings, exposure control areas (note), 849-11020

Material handling, exposure evaluations, 849-11030

Medical

declination form, helpful tool

evaluations, 849-12030

recordkeeping, 849-12080

removal, 849-12050

training, 849-11050

Monitoring devices, colorimetric indicator tubes or real-time (step 2-note), 849-11030

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Notifications, employee, 849-11070

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Observers, exposure monitoring, 849-11065

Oil and gas drilling, exemptions, 849-100

Opinion, written, medical evaluations (step 4 and 6), 849-12030

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PAPR (powered air-purifying respirator), 849-13045

PEL (permissible exposure limits)

definitions, 849-190

exposure control, 849-11020, 849-130, 849-13005, 849-13020

medical evaluations, 849-12030

respirators, 849-13045

scope (table 2), 849-100

Periodic exposure evaluation, 849-12010

all requirements, 849-12010

exemptions, 849-100

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

exposure controls, 849-13005, 849-13020

medical evaluation process, 849-12030

observers for exposure monitoring, 849-11065

references to another chapter, 849-11040

Personnel, changes in exposure evaluation, 849-11030

Physicians, 849-12030, 849-12050

(see also hematologist and internist)

Posting

employee notifications, 849-11070

signs, 849-11020

Preventive practices, 849-11010

Processes, changes in

exposure evaluations, 849-11030

medical evaluations, 849-12030, 849-12050

Processing plants, natural gas, exemptions, 849-100

Production, changes in exposure evaluations, 849-11030

Pulmonary function tests (step 3 and table 4), 849-12030

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Real-time monitors (step 2, note), 849-11030

Records, exposure (see recordkeeping, exposure records)

Recordkeeping

all requirements, 849-12080

exposure records, 849-11090

monitoring results, 849-11030

medical removal, 849-12050

Referrals

medical follow-up requirements (table 5), 849-12030

medical removal, 849-12050

Regulated areas (see exposure control areas)

Releases

exposure evaluations, 849-11030

references to additional requirements, 849-11010

Removal, medical, 849-12050

Requirements that apply to specific tasks (table 1), 849-100

Respirators

all requirements, 849-13045

exposure controls, 849-13020

exposure evaluations, 849-11030

medical evaluations, 849-12030

observers for exposure monitoring, 849-11065

recordkeeping, 849-11090

signs, posting, 849-11020

Respiratory hazards, exposure evaluations, 849-11030

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Sampling methods, 849-11030

(steps 6 and 7), 849-11090

SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus), 849-13045

Scope, chapter application, 849-100

Shift, work

exposure evaluations (step 4), 849-11030

periodic exposure evaluations, 849-12010

Signs, posting, exposure control areas, 849-11020

Skin protection, 849-11040

Solid materials, exemptions, 849-100

Spills (see releases)

Spirometry, medical evaluations, (step3), 849-12030

STEL (short-term exposure limits)

definition, 849-190

exposure control areas, 849-11020

exposure evaluation process, 849-11030

medical evaluations, 849-12030

periodic exposure evaluations (table 3), 849-12010

scope, 849-100

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Tables

content of medical evaluations (table 4), 849-12030

exposure control requirements (table 6), 849-13020

general health information about benzene (table 7), 849-60020

medical follow-up requirements (table 5), 849-12030

medical guidelines for evaluating employees exposed to benzene (table 8), 849-60010

periodic exposure evaluation frequencies (table 3), 849-12010

requirements that apply to specific tasks (table 1), 849-100

section application (table 2), 849-100

Tankers (see barge and tanker cleaning)

Tasks, specific, requirements that apply (table 1), scope, 849-100

Tire builders, medical evaluations, 849-12030

Trace amounts, exemptions, 849-100

Training

all requirements, 849-11050

medical evaluations, 849-12030

medical removal, 849-12050

TWA8

definitions, 849-190

exposure control areas, 849-130, 849-13005

periodic exposure evaluations, (table 3),849-12010

scope (section application) (table 2), 849-100

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Urinary phenol test (table 5), 849-12030

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Ventilation systems, exposure evaluation process, 849-11030

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Warnings, preventative practices, 849-11020

Work areas

exposure evaluations, 849-11030

training, 849-11050

(see also exposure controls)

Work hours, normal, medical evaluations, 849-12030

Work practices, exposure evaluation process, 849-11030

Work shift

exposure evaluations (step 4), 849-11030

periodic exposure evaluations, 849-12010

Work tasks, scope (table 1), 849-100

Written opinions

medical evaluations (step 4), 849-12030

medical removal, 849-12050

medical records, 849-12080

respirators, 849-13045

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