Top 10 Rule Violations

These tables show the most common safety and health rules cited during L&I inspections for Federal Fiscal Year 2013 (Oct.1, 2012 – Sept. 30, 2013).

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

 

All Industries

Rules
Resources
Accident Prevention Program (Construction)
WAC 296-155-110 (8.41 MB PDF)
APP Topic Page
Chemical Hazard Communication
WAC 296-800-170 (1.46 MB PDF)
Hazard Communication and GHS Topic Page
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280 (1.46 MB PDF)
Electrical Safety Videos
Fall Protection
WAC 296-155-246 (8.41 MB PDF)
Fall Protection
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130 (1.46 MB PDF)
Safety Meetings/Committees (videos)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160 (1.46 MB PDF)
PPE
Accident Prevention Program (General Industry)
WAC 296-800-140 (1.46 MB PDF)
APP Topic Page
Portable Fire Extinguishers
WAC 296-800-300 (1.46 MB PDF)
Fire Extinguishers
First-Aid (General Industry)
WAC 296-800-150 (1.46 MB PDF)
First Aid
First-Aid Training and Certification (Construction)
WAC 296-155-120 (8.41 MB PDF)
First Aid

 

Construction Only

WAC Topic Area
Resources
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-155-110 (8.41 MB PDF)
APP
Fall Protection
WAC 296-155-246 (8.41 MB PDF)
Fall Protection
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
Tools - Hand and Power
WAC 296-155-350 (8.41 MB PDF)
Hand and Portable Power Tools
Portable Power Tools
PPE
WAC 296-155-200 (8.41 MB PDF)
PPE
Guardrails, Handrails and Covers
WAC 296-155-24609 (8.41 MB PDF)
Guard Rails
Fall Protection Required At 4 Feet or More (online course)
Excavation, Trenching and Shoring
WAC 296-155-650 (8.41 MB PDF)
Excavation & Trenching
Scaffolding - General Requirements
WAC 296-874-200 (356 KB PDF)
Scaffolds (videos)
Construction Work
Stairways
WAC 296-155-475 (8.41 MB PDF)
Stairs
Residential Construction

 

All Industries Excluding Construction

WAC Topic Area
Resources
Employer Chemical Hazard Communication
WAC 296-800-170 (87 KB PDF)
Hazard Communication and GHS
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280 (1.46 MB PDF)
Electrical Safety (videos)
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130 (1.46 MB PDF)
Safety Meetings/Committees (videos)
PPE
WAC 296-800-160 (1.46 MB PDF)
PPE
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-800-140 (1.46 MB PDF)
APP
Portable Fire Extinguishers
WAC 296-800-300 (1.46 MB PDF)
Fire Extinguishers
First-Aid
WAC 296-800-150 (1.46 MB PDF)
First Aid
Additional Requirements for Machines/Operations
WAC 296-806-400 (1.28 MB PDF)
Machine Safety
Exit Routes and Employee Alarm Systems
WAC 296-800-310 (1.46 MB PDF)
Disaster Preparedness (videos)
Workplace Structural Integrity
WAC 296-800-270 (1.46 MB PDF)
Floors

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