Safety Standards for Window Cleaning

Chapter 296-878, WAC

Effective Date: 01/01/03

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Warning signs and barricades

WAC 296-878-160

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WAC 296-878-16005

Provide warning signs and barricades when suspended equipment is used.

You must

(1) Place warning signs below suspended equipment

(2) Block the ground area with barricades directly under or next to the work zone

(3) Assign a competent person to decide if additional protection is necessary

(4) Make sure all tools used by the worker are attached to the worker, seatboard, or boatswain's chair.



Rules for protecting workers from overhead hazards are listed in WAC 296-800-16055, Make Sure Your Employees Use Appropriate Head Protection.

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