Emergency Response

Chapter 296-824, WAC

Effective Date: 10/01/02

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A

Access, securing, 20005

Access to Records, 40010
(see also Chapter 296-62 WAC, Part B (Separate Book)

Air cylinder, 60015

Airborne exposure, 100

Alerting employees, emergency response plan, 20005

Annually, 800
retraining, 30005

Application
(see scope)

Assessment, emergency response plan, 20005

Availability, emergency response plan, 20005

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B

Bloodborne Pathogens, 50030
(see also Chapter 296-62-08001 through 296-62-08005 WAC (Separate Book)

Breakthrough time, 60005

Buddy system, 800, 50025
danger areas, 50025
immediately dangerous to life or health, 50025
limited actions, 50025

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C

Chain of command
(see communications)

Chemical
(see hazardous substance)

Clean-up operations, 800

Clearance
(see physician written opinion)

Communications, 20005
incident commander, 20005
incident safety officer, 50020

Competencies for First Responders at the Awareness Level and Operations Level, Table 3, 30005

Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians and Hazardous Materials Specialist, Table 4, 30005

Competencies for Incident Commanders, Table 5, 30005

Competencies for Specialist Employees, Table 6, 30005

Consultations
Frequency of Exams and Consultations, Table 8, 40005

Controlling, access, 20005

Coordination, emergency response, 20005

Criteria, PPE use and fit, 20005

Cylinders, SCBA, 60015

 

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D

Danger area, 100, 800
exposure to toxic substances, 50025
hazardous substances, 50025
immediately dangerous to life or health, 50025
lower explosive limit, 50025

Decontamination, 800
emergency response plan, 20005
emergency response procedures, 50020
PPE, 20005
procedures, 20005

Definitions
annually, 800
buddy system, 800
clean-up operations, 800
danger area, 800
decontamination, 800
emergency response, 800
emergency response plan, 800
engineering controls, 800
hazardous materials team (HAZMAT team), 800
hazardous substance, 800
hazardous waste, 800
health hazard, 800
immediately dangerous to life or health (IDLH), 800
incident command system (ICS), 800
incidental release, 800
limited action, 800
lines of authority, 800
lower explosive limit (LEL), 800
lower flammable limit (LFL), 800
must, 800
permissible exposure limit (PEL), 800
Personal protective equipment (PPE), 800
post-emergency response, 800
published exposure level, 800
release, 800
uncontrolled release, 800
workplace, 800
you, 800

Disposal, PPE, 20005

Documentation
medical surveillance, 400
training, 30005

Doffing, PPE, 20005, 60015

Donning, PPE, 20005, 60015

Duties, limited action, 20005

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E

Emergencies
recognizing employees, 50005
immediate response procedures, 50005
notifying employees, 50005
preventing incidents, 50005
response plans, 50005
secure the operation, 50005

Emergency
equipment, 20005
medical treatment, 20005
methods of alerting, 20005
procedures, 20005

Emergency recognition, 20005

Emergency response, 100, 800, 20005
coordination, 20005
exposure, 50020
initiating, 50005
operations, 20005, 50020
plan, 20005

Emergency response plan, 800, 20005
(see also Helpful Tool)
alerting employees, 20005
availability, 20005
developing, 20005
exit routes and alarm systems, 20005
see also Chapter 296-800-310 WAC (Separate Book)

Emergency response procedures
decontamination, 50020
employer of incident commander, 50020
engineering controls, 50020
hazardous substance handling, 50020
incident commander, 20005
PPE, 50020

Employees
alerting, 20005
Competencies for Specialist Employees, Table 6, 30005
emergencies, recognizing, 50005
first aid training, 50030
health hazard, Personal protective equipment (PPE), 60010
Limited Action and Employee Roles, Table, 20005
medical surveillance, 40005
records, 40010
rescue stand-by, 50030
roles and duties, 30005
specialist employee, 20005
training level, 30005

Employer of incident commander
designate ISO, 50020
emergency response procedures, 50020
hazardous substances, 50020
maximum exposure limits, 50020

Engineering controls, 800
emergency response procedures, 50020

Equipment
emergency, 20005
medical surveillance, 20005
PPE, 20005

Evacuation
procedures, 20005
routes, 20005

Evaluations
(see also medical surveillance)
PPE effectiveness, 20005

Examining physician, 40005
medical evaluation, 40005
medical examinations, 40005
PPE description, 40005

Exams
consultations, 40005
physicians, 40005

Exemption
hazardous waste site, 100
skilled support personnel, 30005

 

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F

First aid, 50030
(see also Chapter 296-800-150 WAC (Separate Book))
employee training, 50030
employers, bloodborne pathogens, 50030
see also Chapter 296-62-08001 through 296-62-08005 WAC (Separate Book)

First responders
(see also United States Department of Transportation Guide Book (Separate Book))
awareness level, 20005, 30005
competencies, 30005
operations level, 20005, 30005
roles, 20005

Fitness for duty, 40005

Flow chart, 100

Frequency of Exams and Consultations, Table 8, 40005

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H

Hazardous chemical
(see hazardous substance)

Hazardous materials specialist
roles, 20005

Hazardous materials team (HAZMAT team), 800

Hazardous materials technician
Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians and Hazardous Materials Specialists, Table 4, 30005
roles, 20005

Hazardous substance, 100, 800
emergency response procedures, 50020
employer of incident commander, 50020
handling, 50020

Hazardous waste, 800

Hazardous waste site, exemption, 100

Health hazard, 800

Helpful Tool, Developing an Emergency Response Plan, 20005

 

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I

IC

(see Incident Commander)

ICS

(see incident command system)

IDLH

(see immediately dangerous to life or health)

Immediately dangerous to life or health (IDLH), 100, 800

buddy system, 50025
communicate hazards, 50020

Incident command system, 800, 50005

implementation, 50010
maintaining, 50010
multi-employer worksites, 50010

Incident commander, 20005

communication, 50020
delegation tasks, 50010
designated, 20005
overseeing activities, 50020
representative, 50010
roles, 20005
security and control, 50010
transfers, 20005
written emergency response plan, 50010

Incident requirements, 500

emergency response operations, 500
hazardous substances, 500

Incident safety officer

evaluate hazards, 50020
immediately dangerous to life or health, 50020
imminent danger, 50020
knowledge demonstrated, 50020
roles, 20005
safety of operations, 50020

Incidental release, 100, 800

Incidents, multiple employers, 20005

Initial briefing

appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), 50015
chemical hazards, 50015
duties, 50015

Inspection, 20005

Instruction, 20005

Instructor qualifications

(see trainer qualifications)

ISO

(see incident safety officer)



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LEL

(see lower explosive limit)

LFL

(see lower flammable limit)

Licensed physician, 40005

Limited action, 100, 800

shutting down processes, 20005

Limited Action and Employee Roles, Table, 20005

Lines of authority, 800, 20005

Lower explosive limit (LEL), 800, 50025

Lower flammable limit (LFL), 800, 50025

 

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M

Maintenance, PPE, 20005

Maximum exposure limits

employer of incident commander, 50020

Medical conditions

occupational exposures, 40005

Medical evaluation, respiratory protection, 20005, 40005

(see also Chapter 296-62 WAC, Part E (Separate Book))

Medical exams

evaluation of fitness, 40005
health hazards, 40005

Medical surveillance, 400

availability to employees, 40005
employees, 40005

Medical Surveillance for Employee Categories, Table 7, 40005

Medical treatment, emergency, 20005

Methods of alerting, 20005

Minimum Training Duration for All Responders, Table 2, 30005

Multi-employer responses, 50010

Incident command system, 50010
Pre-emergency planning, 20005

Must, 800

 

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N

NFPA

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O

Occupational exposures, 40005

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P

Permissible exposure limit (PEL), 800, 40005

Personal protective equipment (PPE), 800, 60005

appropriate PPE, 60005
control hazards, 60010
decontamination, 20005
disposal, 20005
doffing, 60015
donning, 60015
emergency response procedures, 50020
employee health hazard, 60010
gloves, 60005
heat stress, 60010
high temperatures, 60010
inspection, 60015
maintenance, 20005, 60015
medical surveillance, 40005
plan procedures, 60015
proper use, 20005, 60005
protective suits, 60005
respirators, 60005
selection, 20005, 60005
self contained breathing apparatus, 60015
storage, 20005
totally encapsulating chemical protective suit (TECP), 60005

Personnel

briefing at site, 50015
initial briefing, 50015
roles, 20005
security on site, 50015
skilled support, 50015
training, 40010

Physician

consultation, 40005
exams, 40005
records, 40010
written opinion, 40005

Physicians written opinion

exams and test results, 40005
limitations, 40005
medical conditions, 40005
medical exam results, 40005
occupational exposures, 40005

Plan procedures, maintenance

decontamination, 60015

Planning, 200

availability, 20005
documentation, 60015
maintenance, 60015
procedures, 60015

Post-emergency response, 800, 70005

activities, 70005
cleanup, 70005
release, 70005
requirements, 70005
Rules that Apply to Post-Emergency Response Activities, Table 10, 70005

PPE

(see personal protective equipment)

PPE maintenance

cleaning, 60015
identify damage or defects, 60015
inspection, 60015
parts repair, 60015
storage or disposal, 60015

Pre-emergency planning, 20005

Procedures

emergency, 20005

PPE use, 20005, 60005

Program, PPE, 20005

Published exposure level, 800

 

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R

Recognizing emergencies, 20005

Records

access to, 40010
employee medical complaints, 40010
keeping, 40010
physicians written opinion, 40010

Release, 100, 800

Rescue

buddy system, 50030
equipment, 50030
medical assistance, 50030
personal protective equipment (PPE), 50030
stand-by employees, 50030

Respiratory protection, 50005

(see self-contained breathing aparatus (SCBA))
(see also Chapter 296-62 WAC, Part E (Separate Book))

Responders, training, 20005

Response

(see emergency response)

Retraining, refresher, 30005

Roles and duties

employees, 20005
first responders, 20005
hazardous materials specialist, 20005
hazardous materials technician, 20005
incident commander, 20005
incident safety officer, 20005
skilled support personnel, 20005
specialist employee, 20005

Roles and Duties of Emergency Responders, Table 1, 20005

Rules that Apply to Post-emergency Response Activities, Table 10, 70005



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SCBA

(see self contained breathing apparatus)

Scope, 100

Securing, methods, 20005

Selecting PPE for Specific Hazards, Table 9, 60005

Selection, PPE, 20005

Self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA)

air cylinders, 60015
air supply, 60015
compressed air cylinders, 60015
cylinder manufacturer, 60015

Shutting down processes, 20005

Skilled support personnel

duties, 50015
exemption, 30005
initial briefing, 50015
on-scene hazards, 50015
other training, 50015
roles, 20005
safety and health precautions, 50015
site briefing, 50015

Specialist employee, roles, 20005

Storage, PPE, 20005



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Tables

Competencies for First Responders at the Awareness Level and Operations Level, Table 3, 30005
Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians and Hazardous Materials Specialists, Table 4, 30005
Competencies for Incident Commanders, Table 5, 30005
Competencies for Specialist Employees, Table 6, 30005
Frequency of Exams and Consultations, Table 8, 40005
Limited Action and Employee Roles, Table, 20005
Medical Surveillance for Employee Categories, Table 7, 40005
Minimum Training Duration for All Responders, Table 2, 30005
Roles and Duties of Emergency Responders, Table 1, 40005
Rules that Apply to Post-emergency Response Activities, Table 10, 70005
Selecting PPE for Specific Hazards, Table 9, 60005

Totally encapsulating suit test (TECP)

(see Selecting PPE for Specific Hazards, Table 9)
specifications, 60005

Training, 300, 20005

competencies, 30005
documentation, 30005
employees, 30005
employees roles and duties, 30005
first responders awareness, 30005
initial, 30005

Minimum Training Duration for All Responders, Table 2, 30005

outside trainers, 30005
refresher, 30005
responders, 20005
retraining, 30005
single substance, 20005
specialist employee, 30005
specific substance, 20005
trainer qualifications, 30005



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V

Uncontrolled release, 100, 800

United States Department of Transportation, 800, 30005, 60015

(see also United States Department of Transportation Guide (Separate Book))



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Workplace,100, 800

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You, 800

 

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