Safety Standards for Window Cleaning

Chapter 296-878, WAC

Effective Date: 01/01/03

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Building surfaces and fixtures

WAC 296-878-120

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WAC 296-878-12005

Make sure building surfaces and fixtures are safe to use.

You must

  • Make sure building surfaces and fixtures are safe to be used before you begin the window-cleaning operation. This includes:
  • - Guardrails, parapets, cornices and other building surfaces used to support suspended loads
  • - Permanently installed fixtures used as anchorages and tiebacks
  • - Window-cleaning equipment support systems permanently dedicated to the building.

 

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