Event Details

Trenching Rescue & Excavation Plan (Chapter 296-155 WAC, Part N)

Stakeholder Meeting on Rulemaking
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
9:30 a.m. – Noon


We will be meeting in person, with the option to attend virtually.

In-Person Participation:
L&I Tukwila Office
12806 Gateway Drive S
Tukwila, WA 98168

Virtual Participation:
Virtual attendees will need to register in advance at this link:

Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email and calendar item with your personal meeting link or phone number and the password. On the day and time of the meeting, you will need to click on that link or call, enter the appropriate password and then you will be in attendance. (Note: please check spam or junk mail for this confirmation email as it will be coming from Zoom.)


The Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) will hold our next public stakeholder meeting to discuss the latest draft rule and share updates on the ongoing Trenching Rescue & Excavation Plan rulemaking. All who are interested are welcome and encouraged to attend in whatever way that suits you best.

To initiate the rulemaking process, a CR-101 (Pre-proposal statement of inquiry) was filed on June 22, 2021.

Meeting materials:
The latest draft rule and other information can be found at our Trenching Rescue & Excavation Plan Rulemaking webpage.

Contact Information:
Please send your comments, questions, or concerns to Erich Smith and Kevin Walder.

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