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Top 10 Rule Violations

These tables show the most common safety & health rules cited during L&I inspections for Federal Fiscal Year 2018 (Oct.1, 2017-Sept. 30, 2018).

This information can help strengthen your workplace safety program and prevent costly injuries and illnesses. When available, resource pages provide links to safety & health publications, videos, presentations, data, sample programs, and other resources.


All industries

Rules
Resources
Fall Protection
WAC 296-155-246 (8.41 MB PDF)
Fall Protection, Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest
Accident Prevention Program (APP) (Construction)
WAC 296-155-110 (8.41 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Communication)
WAC 296-901-140 (1.46 MB PDF)
Hazard Communication and GHS
Accident Prevention Program (General Industry)
WAC 296-800-140 (2.32 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130 (2.32 MB PDF)
Safety Meetings/Committees
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160 (2.32 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Ladder Use
WAC 296-876-400 (278 KB PDF)
Ladder Safety
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280 (2.32 MB PDF)
Electrical Hazards
First-Aid Training and Certification (Construction)
WAC 296-155-120 (8.41 MB PDF)
First Aid
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Asbestos


Construction only

WAC Topic Area
Resources
Fall Protection
WAC 296-155-246 (8.41 MB PDF)
Fall Protection, Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-155-110 (8.41 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
First-Aid Training and Certification
WAC 296-155-120 (8.41 MB PDF)
First Aid
Ladder Use
WAC 296-876-400 (278 KB PDF)
Ladder Safety
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Asbestos
Tools - Hand and Power
WAC 296-155-350 (8.41 MB PDF)
Hand and Portable Power Tools
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Head Protection
WAC 296-155-205 (8.41 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Scaffolding - General Requirements
WAC 296-874-200 (356 KB PDF)
Scaffolds
Management's Responsibility
WAC 296-155-100 (11.64 MB PDF)
Get Started in Safety & Health

General Protection Requirements
WAC 296-155-655 (11.64 MB PDF)
Trenching & Excavation
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Construction
WAC 296-155-205 (8.41 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

All industries excluding construction

WAC Topic Area
Resources
Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Communication
WAC 296-901-140 (3.54 MB PDF)
Hazard Communication and GHS
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130 (2.32 MB PDF)
Safety Meetings/Committees
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-800-140 (2.32 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160 (2.32 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280 (2.32 MB PDF)
Electrical Hazards
First-Aid
WAC 296-800-150 (2.32 MB PDF)
First Aid
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Asbestos
Portable Fire Extinguishers
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Fire Extinguishers
Respirators: Voluntary Use Program
WAC 296-842-11010 (1.17 MB PDF)
Respirators
Respirators: Medical Evaluations
WAC 296-842-14005 (1.17 MB PDF)


Agriculture only

WAC 296-307-030 (5.14 MB PDF)
WAC Topic Area
Resources
Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Communication
WAC 296-901-140 (3.54 MB PDF)
Hazard Communication and GHS
Pesticides (Worker Protection Standard for pesticide handlers)
WAC 296-307-130(5.14 MB PDF)
Pesticides
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-307-030 (5.14 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) for Tractors
WAC 296-307-080 (1.80 MB PDF)
Tractor Safety
Temporary Worker Housing
WAC 296-307-161 (6.94 MB PDF)
Agriculture
How Often Must Safety Meetings be Held?
WAC 296-307-033 (6.94 MB PDF)
Agriculture
First Aid Requirement (Safe Place Standard)(Agriculture)
WAC 296-307-039 (6.94 MB PDF)
First Aid
Notice of Pesticide Application
WAC 296-307-120 (6.94 MB PDF)
Agriculture
Annual Summary Reporting
WAC 296-27-021 (5.14 MB PDF)
Recordkeeping and Reporting of Worker Injuries (OSHA 300
Outdoor Heat Exposure
WAC 296-307-097 (6.94 MB PDF)
Agriculture
Field Sanitation
WAC 296-307-095(6.94 MB PDF)
Agriculture
Powered Industrial Trucks
WAC 296-307-520(6.94 MB PDF)
Agriculture
Fire Protection: Exit Routes
WAC 296-307-350(6.94 MB PDF)
Agriculture


All industries excluding agriculture

WAC Topic Area
Resources
Fall Protection (Construction)
WAC 296-155-246 (8.41 MB PDF)
Fall Protection, Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest
Accident Prevention Program (Construction)
 WAC 296-155-110 (8.41 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Communication
WAC 296-901-140 (3.54 MB PDF)
Hazard Communication and GHS
Accident Prevention Program (General Industry)
WAC 296-800-140 (2.32 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130 (2.32 MB PDF)
Safety Meetings/Committees
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160 (2.32 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment
Portable Ladder Use
WAC 296-876-400 (296 KB PDF)
Ladder Safety
First-Aid Training and Certification
WAC 296-155-120 (2.32 MB PDF)
First Aid
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280 (2.32 MB PDF)
Electrical Hazards
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Asbestos


All industries excluding both construction and agriculture

WAC Topic Area
Resources
Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Communication
WAC 296-901-140
Hazard Communication and GHS
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130 (2.32 MB PDF)
Safety Meetings/Committees
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-800-140 (2.32 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160 (2.32 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280 (2.32 MB PDF)
Electrical Hazards
First-Aid (General Industry)
WAC 296-800-150 (2.32 MB PDF)
First Aid
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Asbestos
Portable Fire Extinguishers
WAC 296-800-300 (519 KB PDF)
Fire Extinguishers
Respirators: Voluntary Use Program
WAC 296-842-11010 (1.17 MB PDF)
Respirators
Respirators: Medical Evaluations
WAC 296-842-14005 (1.17 MB PDF)


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