Rules Under Development

Agriculture, Safety standards for

Chapter 296-307, WAC

All updates for this rule:

Temporary Worker Housing (Chapter 296-307 WAC, Part L and Part L-1)

L&I is jointly proposing rules with the Department of Health (DOH) to rewrite and clarify existing requirements relating to temporary worker housing and cherry harvest camps. L&I and DOH have joint rules for licensing, operation and inspection of temporary worker and cherry harvest housing as required by RCW 70.114A.065 and RCW 49.17.310 to enforce these rules. L&I is also proposing consolidating the cherry harvest camp requirements in with temporary worker housing for cohesive purposes.712.


Comments Due


Public Hearing


Public Hearing


PDF: Proposed Rulemaking (CR 102)

PDF: Proposed Rule Language


PDF: Preproposal (CR-101)

Globally Harmonized System (GHS)

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) adopted the final rules updating its Hazard Communication Standard into alignment with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The department is required to update our rules in Chapter 296-307 WAC Safety Standards for Agriculture to be at least as effective as OSHA.707.


PDF: Preproposal (CR-101)

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