Safety Standards for Window Cleaning

Chapter 296-878, WAC

Effective Date: 01/01/03

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Anchors

definition, 878-220

inspection, 878-18010

safe use, 878-18020

selection, 878-18020

 

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Barricades, 878-16005

Belts

safety, 878-18015

selection, 878-18005

terminal, definition, 878-220

Block and tackle

boatswains' chairs, 878-19005, 878-19010

definition, 878-220

Boatswains' chairs

block and tackle, used with, 878-19005, 878-19010

definition, 878-220

inspection, 878-13010

selection, 878-19005

suspension heights, 878-19010

using safely, 878-19010

Bosun chair (see boatswains' chair)

Building

moving safely, 878-18020

surfaces and fixtures, 878-12005

 

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Carbiner
definition, 878-220

selection, 878-15020

inspection, 878-13010

Clearances, minimum, 878-17005

CDS (see Rope descent system)

Controlled descent system  (see Rope descent system)

 

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Descent systems (see Rope descent system)

Descent rack (see Rope descent system)
Drop zone

definition, 878-220
emergency planning, 878-14005

 

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Electrical lines, clearance, 878-17005

Emergency recovery plan, 878-14005

Equipment

fall protection, 878-15025

inspection, 878-13010

other window cleaning equipment, Table 1, 878-15005

prohibited, 878-21005

selection and use, 878-15005

suspension rope, 878-15015

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Fall arrest or protection equipnemt, 878-15025

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Inspection

anchors, 878-18010

boatswains' chairs, 878-13010

building, 878-13005

window-cleaning equipment, 878-13010

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Ladders, Table 1, 878-15005

 

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Planning, emergency recovery, 878-14005

Prohibited equipment, 878-21005

Power lines, 878-17005

 

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RDS (see Rope descent system)
Rope

boatswains' chairs, 878-19005

descent devices, 878-20015

suspended equipment,878-19010

Rope descent system

definition, 878-220

devices, 878-20015

inspection, 878-13010

selection, 878-20005

use, 878-20010

 

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Scaffolds, table 1, 878-15005
Signs, warning, 878-16005

Suspension devices, inspection, 878-13010

 

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Tools, attached to worker, 878-16005
Training, 878-11005

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Warning signs, 878-16005
Window cleaners belt and anchors

moving on outside of building, 878-18020

selection, 878-18005

training, 878-11005

use, 878-18015

 

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