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Top 10 Rule Violations

These tables show the most common safety and health rules cited during L&I inspections for Federal Fiscal Year 2016 (Oct.1, 2015 – Sept. 30, 2016).

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
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 296-800-140 (1.46 MB PDF)
Hazard Communication and GHS
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160 (2.32 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Asbestos
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
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
Ladder Use
WAC 296-876-400 (296 KB PDF)
Ladder Safety


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
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Head Protection
WAC 296-155-205 (8.41 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Tools - Hand and Power
WAC 296-155-350 (8.41 MB PDF)
Hand and Portable Power Tools
Scaffolding - General Requirements
WAC 296-874-200 (356 KB PDF)
Scaffolds
Lead
WAC 296-155-176 (298 KB PDF)
Lead
Management's Responsibility
WAC 296-155-100 (11.64 MB PDF)
Get Started in Safety & Health


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
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160 (2.32 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
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)
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
Confined Space Permit Entry
WAC 296-809-500 (513 KB PDF)
Confined Space
Injury & Illness Recordkeeping Requirements
WAC 296-27-021 (313 KB PDF)
Recordkeeping and Reporting of Worker Injuries (OSHA 300 Log)


Agriculture only

WAC Topic Area
Resources
Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Communication
WAC 296-901-140 (3.54 MB PDF)
Hazard Communication and GHS
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-307-030 (5.14 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Pesticides (Worker Protection Standard for pesticide handlers)
WAC 296-307-130(5.14 MB PDF)
Pesticides
First Aid Requirement (Safe Place Standard)(Agriculture)
WAC 296-307-039 (5.14 MB PDF)
First Aid
How Often Must Safety Meetings be Held?
WAC 296-307-033 (5.14 MB PDF)
Agriculture
Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS) for Tractors
WAC 296-307-080 (1.80 MB PDF)
Tractor Safety
Personal Protective Equipment
WAC 296-307-100 (5.14 MB PDF)
Agriculture
Injury & Illness Recordkeeping Requirements
WAC 296-27-021 (313 KB PDF)
Recordkeeping and Reporting of Worker Injuries (OSHA 300 Log)
Wiring Methods, Components, and Equipment
WAC 296-307-368 (1.80 MB PDF)
Agriculture
Pesticides Recordkeeping
WAC 296-307-145 (5.14 MB PDF)
Pesticides


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
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Asbestos
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160 (2.32 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment
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
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280 (2.32 MB PDF)
Electrical Hazards
Portable Ladder Use
WAC 296-876-400 (296 KB PDF)
Ladder Safety
First-Aid (General Industry)
WAC 296-800-150 (2.32 MB PDF)
First Aid


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
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160 (2.32 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-800-140 (2.32 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
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
Confined Space Permit Entry
WAC 296-809-500 (513 KB PDF)
Confined Space
Hearing Loss Prevention
WAC 296-817-200 (347 KB PDF)
Noise and Hearing Loss Prevention


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