Ethylene Oxide

Chapter 296-855, WAC

Effective Date: 01/01/06

 

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Accuracy

evaluation, exposure, 855-20050

recordkeeping, 855-20070

Action level (AL)

documentation records, 855-20080

training, 855-20090

Activities, prohibited, exposure control areas, 855-20020

Air sampling methods, exposure evaluations, 855-20050

Airborne concentrations, exposure evaluation, 855-20050

Alarm system, employee, exposure control plan, 855-40010

Analyzing samples, exposure evaluation (Step 7), 855-20050

Annual and initial evaluations, contents of medical evaluations (table 3), 855-30030

Authorized personnel, exposure control areas, 855-20020


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Basic rules, all requirements, 855-20010 through 855-20090

Beverages, drinking in exposure control areas, 855-20020

Boundaries, exposure control areas (note), 855-20020

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Changes, occurring, exposure evaluations, 855-20050

Chapter application, Scope, 855-100

Chewing, tobacco or gum, exposure control areas, 855-20020

Collecting air samples, exposure evaluation (step 6), 855-20050

Confidentiality, medical records, 855-30080

Containers, preventive practices, 855-20010

Contents of medical evaluations (table 3), 855-30030

Control areas, exposure, 855-20020

Corrective actions, employee notifications, 855-20060

Cosmetics, exposure control areas, 855-20020

Cost to employees

medical evaluations, 855-30030

personal protective equipment (PPE), 855-20040

Critical operations, exposure control plan, 855-40010

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Declination form for non-emergency related medical evaluations, helpful tool

Designated representatives, exposure evaluation, 855-20050

Documentation

exposure records, 855-20080

medical records, 855-30080

records, 855-20070

Drinking beverages, exposure control areas, 855-20020

 

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8-hour exposure monitoring, exposure evaluation (steps 4,6,7), 855-20050

Eating food, exposure control areas, 855-20020

Emergency situations

content of medical evaluation (table 3), 855-30030

response plan, exposure control, 855-40010

Employee

alarm system, exposure control plan, 855-40010

costs, 855-30030, 855-20040

exposure evaluation, 855-20050

notification, written, 855-20060

protection, basic rules, 855-20010 through 855-20090

Employment termination, content of medical evaluations (table 3), 855-30030

Ethylene oxide (EtO), definition, 855-100, Definitions

Evaluations

exposure, 855-20050

medical, 855-30030

Exemptions

exposure evaluation, exceeding the AL or STEL, 855-20050

labeling requirements, 855-20010

periodic exposure monitoring, 855-30010

Exposure, definition, 855-100, Definitions

Exposure and medical monitoring, all requirements, 855-30010 through 855-30080

Exposure monitoring results, 855-20050, 855-20070, 855-30010

Exposure controls

all requirements, 855-40010, 855-40030, 855-40040

areas, 855-20020

plan, written, 855-40010

respirators, 855-40030

reducing exposure, 855-40030

Exposure evaluations, 855-20050

Exposure records, 855-20070

 

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Food, eating, exposure control areas, 855-20020

Frequencies, periodic exposure evaluation (table 2), 855-30010

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Hazard communication program, training, 855-20090

Helpful tool, declination form for non-emergency related medical evaluations

 

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Identifying operations, exposure evaluation (step 2), 855-20050

Initial and annual evaluations, content of medical evaluations (table 3), 855-30030

 

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Labeling, containers, 855-20010

Leak detection, exposure control plan, 855-40010

Licensed healthcare professional (LHCP) written opinion, medical evaluation process, 855-30030

 

   
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Marking, containers, 855-20010

Medical

evaluations, 855-30030

records, 855-30080

Monitoring

exposures, 855-20050, 855-30010

procedures, training, 855-20090

 

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Notification to employees, written, 855-20060

 

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Periodic exposure

evaluation frequencies (table 2), 855-30010

monitoring results, 855-30010

Periodic exposure monitoring, 855-30010

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

cost to employees, 855-20040

exposure evaluations, 855-20050

exposure records, 855-20070

Posting signs, exposure control areas, 855-20020

Posting employee notifications (note), 855-20060

Preventive practices, containers, 855-20010

Prohibited activities, exposure control areas, 855-20020

 

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Recordkeeping

exposure records, 855-20070

documentation records, 855-20080

medical records, 855-30080

Reducing exposure, exposure control plan, 855-40030

Rescue and medical duties, exposure control plan, 855-40010

Respirators

medical evaluations (note), 855-30030

exposure control areas, 855-20020, 855-40030

Retention

documentation records, 855-20080

exposure records, 855-20070

medical records, 855-30080

 

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Sampling methods, air, exposure evaluation, 855-20050

Scope, chapter application, 855-100

Sections that apply to your workplace (table 1), 855-100

Signs and symptoms, content of medical evaluations (table 3), 855-30030

Signs, posting, exposure control areas, 855-20020

Skin or eye contact, PPE, 855-20040

Smoking, exposure control areas, 855-20020

STEL exposures, measuring, exposure evaluation (step 3), 855-20050

Storing food, beverages, or cosmetics exposure control areas, 855-20020

 

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Tables

contents of medical evaluations (table 3), 855-30030

periodic exposure evaluation frequencies

(table 2), 855-30010

sections that apply to your workplace (table 1), 855-100

Tagging, containers, 855-20010

Tobacco or gum chewing, exposure control areas, 855-20020

Training, 855-20090

Transporting containers, 855-20010

 

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Warnings

labels, preventive practices, 855-20010

signs, posting, exposure control areas, 855-20020

Written notification, employees, 855-20060

 

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