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Retain Department of Transportation Labeling
Chapter 296-62 WAC, Part C-1

WAC

296-62-055 Retain labeling required by the department of transportation.
296-62-05510 Scope
296-62-05520 Retain readily visible DOT labeling.


WAC 296-62-055 Retain labeling required by the department of transportation.

Your responsibility:

To make sure DOT-required labeling on packages and containers in your workplace is retained to alert employees of potentially hazardous contents.
Note: Terms used in this rule are defined by the USDOT in Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 171. To access the CFR visit http://www.dot.gov
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, .040, .050, and .060. 03-01-096 (Order 02-11), § 296-62-055, filed 12/17/02, effective 06/01/03.]

WAC 296-62-05510 Scope.

This chapter applies to packages, freight containers, rail freight cars, motor vehicles, and transport vehicles required to be marked, or labeled by the U.S. Department of Transportation in Title 49 of the CFR, Parts 171-180.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, .040, .050, and .060. 03-01-096 (Order 02-11), § 296-62-05510, filed 12/17/02, effective 06/01/03.]

WAC 296-62-05520 Retain readily visible DOT labeling.

Table 1
Specifications for Retaining DOT Labeling
If you receive Retain DOT markings, placards and labels UNTIL:
  • Packages of hazardous materials
  • Hazardous materials are sufficiently removed
    • Packaging must be
      • cleaned of residue
      • purged of vapors
  • Freight containers
  • Rail freight cars
  • Motor vehicles
  • Transport vehicles
  • Hazardous materials are sufficiently removed
  • Nonbulk packages that will not be shipped
  • You replace the DOT labeling with labeling that complies with WAC 296-800-170, Employer chemical hazard communication—Introduction (see the Safety and Health Core Rules Book)

[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, .040, .050, and .060. 03-01-096 (Order 02-11), § 296-62-05520, filed 12/17/02, effective 06/01/03.]

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