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Hazardous Waste Operations (Chapter 296-843, WAC)

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Last Updated: 2/17/09

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WAC Description

296-843-100

Scope.

296-843-110

Evaluations and inspections.

296-843-11005

Complete a preliminary site evaluation before allowing employees to enter the site.

296-843-11010

Conduct ongoing evaluations of safety and health hazards.

296-843-120

Health and safety plan (HASP).

296-843-12005

Develop and maintain a written site-specific health and safety plan (HASP).

296-843-130

Sampling and monitoring.

296-843-13005

Conduct monitoring for health and safety hazards during initial site entry.

296-843-13010

Evaluate employee exposure to hazardous substances during clean-up operations.

296-843-140

Site control.

296-843-14005

Establish site control.

296-843-150

Worker and equipment decontamination.

296-843-15005

Establish and implement decontamination procedures before any worker or equipment enters a contaminated area.

296-843-15010

Provide showers and changing rooms.

296-843-15015

Provide washing facilities.

296-843-160

Emergency response for hazardous waste sites.

296-843-16005

Establish an emergency response plan for anticipated emergencies before beginning hazardous waste operations.

296-843-170

Employee exposure controls.

296-843-17005

Control employee exposure to site health and safety hazards.

296-843-180

Drum and container handling.

296-843-18005

Handle drums and containers safely.

296-843-18010

Handle drums and containers suspected of containing shock-sensitive (explosive) wastes safely.

296-843-18015

Maintain worker safety in drum and container opening areas.

296-843-18020

Ship and transport drums and containers safely.

296-843-190

Personal protective equipment (PPE).

296-843-19005

Provide and use appropriate PPE.

296-843-200

Training, briefings, and information.

296-843-20005

Inform workers, contractors and subcontractors about the hazardous waste site.

296-843-20010

Train workers, supervisors and managers before work begins on the site.

296-843-20015

Provide additional training to your managers and supervisors.

296-843-20020

Training for postemergency response.

296-843-20025

Make sure your employees receive written documentation of training.

296-843-20030

Provide refresher training to employees.

296-843-20035

Use qualified trainers.

296-843-210

Medical surveillance.

296-843-21005

Provide medical surveillance for your employees.

296-843-220

Recordkeeping and information access.

296-843-22005

Make your records accessible.

296-843-22010

Keep medical surveillance records for your employees.

296-843-300

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