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Change Log/Miscellaneous Housekeeping Changes

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Change Log Phase 4 (Chapter 296-59 WAC, Chapter 296-78 WAC, Chapter 296-115 WAC, Chapter 296-304 WAC,Chapter 296-823 WAC)

The rulemaking adopts amendments to fix outstanding housekeeping issues that are on the Division of Occupational Safety and Healths (DOSH) change log. Updating these housekeeping errors will ensure that all readers of these rule sections can clearly understand the rules, keeping employers and employees safe on the job. The amendments adopted pertain to the following WAC sections: WAC 296-59-060 Vessel or Confined Area Requirements WAC 296-59-125 Ski Lift Aerial Work Platforms WAC 296-78-835 Vehicles WAC 296-115-025 Vessel Inspection and Certification WAC 296-304-02005 Cleaning and other Cold Work WAC 296-304-05001 Scaffolds or Staging WAC 296-304-05003 Ladders WAC 296-304-06013 Hazardous Materials WAC 296-823-17005 Establish and Maintain Medical Records The changes were adopted 2/6/2018 and became effective on 3/9/2018.816.

3/9/2018

Rule Changes Effective

2/6/2018

PDF: Adoption (Rule-Making Order CR-103)

PDF: Adopted Rule Language

1/23/2018

Comments Due

11/21/2017

PDF: Expedited Rulemaking (CR 105)

PDF: Expedited Proposed Rule Language

Change Log Phase 3 (Chapter 296-24 WAC, Chapter 296-56 WAC)

This rulemaking amends outstanding housekeeping issues that were on the Division of Occupational Safety and Healths change log. The amendments pertain to the following: WAC 296-24-23503 General Requirements; WAC 296-24-23529 Operators; WAC 296-24-24007 Inspection Classification; WAC 296-24-33005 Tank Storage; WAC 296-24-58503 Scope, Application and Definitions Applicable; WAC 296-24-63299 Appendix B - National Consensus Standards; WAC 296-24-63399 Appendix C - Fire Protection References for Further Information; WAC 296-24-63499 Appendix D - Availability of Publications Incorporated by References in WAC 296-24-58505 - Fire Brigades; WAC 296-24-63599 Appendix E - Test Methods for Protective Clothing; WAC 296-24-69503 Special Precautions; WAC 296-24-75011 Railing, Toeboards, and Cover Specifications; WAC 296-24-76511 Angle of Stairway Rise; WAC 296-24-76513 Stair Treads; WAC 296-24-88050 Appendix C - Personal Fall Arrest System (Part I Mandatory; Parts II and III - Non-Mandatory); WAC 296-56-60103 Terminals Handling Intermodal Containers or Roll-on Roll-off Operations; and WAC 296-56-60107 Terminal Facilities Handling Menhaden and Similar Species of Fish. The changes were adopted 1/23/2018 and became effective on 2/23/2018.814.

2/23/2018

Rule Changes Effective

1/23/2018

PDF: Adoption (Rule-Making Order CR-103)

PDF: Adopted Rule Language

12/20/2017

Comments Due

10/17/2017

PDF: Expedited Rulemaking (CR 105)

PDF: Proposed Rule Language

Change Log Phase 2 (Chapter 296-823 WAC, Chapter 296-869 WAC, Chapter 296-870 WAC, Chapter 296-874 WAC)

This rulemaking amends outstanding housekeeping issues that are on the Department of Labor and Industries Division of Occupational Safety and Healths change log. This rulemaking amends the following chapters: - Chapter 296-823 WAC Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens - Chapter 296-869 WAC Elevating Work Platforms - Chapter 296-870 WAC Powered Platforms - Chapter 296-874 WAC Scaffolds The changes were adopted 12/20/2016 and became effective on 1/20/2017.780.

1/20/2017

Rule Changes Effective

12/20/2016

PDF: Adoption (Rule-Making Order CR-103)

PDF: Adopted Rule Language

12/5/2016

Comments Due

10/4/2016

PDF: Expedited Rulemaking (CR 105)

PDF: Expedited Proposed Rule Language

Change Log Phase 1 (Chapter 296-829 WAC, Helicopters; Chapter 296-876 WAC, Ladders, Portable and Fixed; Chapter 296-878 WAC, Window Cleaning)

This rulemaking addresses outstanding housekeeping issues that were on the Department of Labor and Industries Division of Occupational Safety and Healths change log for the following chapters: Chapter 296-829 WAC, Helicopters; Chapter 296-876 WAC, Ladders, Portable and Fixed; and Chapter 296-878 WAC, Window Cleaning. The changes were adopted 11/22/2016 and became effective on 12/23/2016.775.

12/23/2016

Rule Changes Effective

11/22/2016

PDF: Adoption (Rule-Making Order CR-103)

PDF: Adopted Rule Language

10/24/2016

Comments Due

8/23/2016

PDF: Expedited Rulemaking (CR 105)

PDF: Expedited Proposed Rule Language

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