Safety Standards for Agriculture


Hand Tools
Chapter 296-307 WAC, Part C

WAC

296-307-050 What requirements apply to hand tools?

WAC 296-307-050 What requirements apply to hand tools?

(1) Using hoes with handles less than four feet long or any hand tool used for weeding or thinning crops in a stooped position, is prohibited.

(2) You must ensure that hand tools are in good condition. Using defective hand tools is prohibited.

(3) You must ensure that hand tools are stored safely when not in use.

[Recodified as 296-307-050. 97-09-013, filed 4/7/97, effective 4/7/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040, [49.17.]050 and [49.17.]060. 96-22-048, 296-306A-050, filed 10/31/96, effective 12/1/96.]

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