These tables show the most common safety & health rules cited during L&I inspections for Federal Fiscal Year 2019 (Oct.1, 2018-Sept. 30, 2019).

This information can help strengthen your workplace safety program and prevent costly injuries and illnesses. When available, resource pages provide links to safety & health publications, videos, presentations, data, sample programs, and other resources.

  • All industries
  • Construction only
  • All industries excluding construction
  • Agriculture only
  • All industries excluding agriculture
  • All industries excluding both construction and agriculture.
All Industries
WAC Topic AreaResources
Fall Protection
WAC 296-155-246
Fall Protection, Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest
Accident Prevention Program (APP) (Construction)
WAC 296-155-110
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Communication)
WAC 296-901-140
Chemical Hazard Communication and GHS
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130
Safety Meetings and Committees
Accident Prevention Program (General Industry)
WAC 296-800-140
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077
Asbestos
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Ladder Use
WAC 296-876-400
Ladder Safety
First-Aid Training and Certification (Construction)
WAC 296-155-120
First Aid
Safety & Health Core Rules
WAC 296-800-150
First Aid

All industries excluding both construction and agriculture

WAC Topic AreaResources
Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Communication
WAC 296-901-140
Chemical Hazard Communication and GHS
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130
Safety Meetings and Committees
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-800-140
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160
Personal Protective Equipment
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280
Electrical Hazards
First-Aid
WAC 296-800-150
First Aid
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077
Asbestos
Portable Fire Extinguishers
WAC 296-800-300
Emergencies in the Workplace
Exit Route & Employee Alarm Systems
WAC 296-800-310
Emergencies in the Workplace
Respirators: Medical Evaluations
WAC 296-842-14005
Respirators

All industries excluding construction

WAC Topic AreaResources
Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Communication
WAC 296-901-140
Chemical Hazard Communication and GHS
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130
Safety Meetings and Committees
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-800-140
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280
Electrical Hazards
First-Aid
WAC 296-800-150
First Aid
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077
Asbestos
Portable Fire Extinguishers
WAC 296-800-300
Emergencies in the Workplace
Exit Route & Employee Alarm Systems
WAC 296-800-310
Emergencies in the Workplace
Respirators: Medical Evaluations
WAC 296-842-14005
Respirators

All industries excluding agriculture

WAC Topic AreaResources
Fall Protection (Construction)
WAC 296-155-246
Fall Protection, Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest
Accident Prevention Program (Construction)
WAC 296-155-110
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Communication
WAC 296-901-140
Chemical Hazard Communication and GHS
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130
Safety Meetings and Committees
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-800-140
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077
Asbestos
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160
Personal Protective Equipment
Portable Ladder Use
WAC 296-876-400
Ladder Safety
First-Aid Training and Certification
WAC 296-155-120
First Aid
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280
Electrical Hazards

Construction Only
WAC Topic AreaResources
Fall Protection
WAC 296-155-246
Fall Protection, Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-155-110
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Ladder Use
WAC 296-876-400
Ladder Safety
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077
Asbestos
First-Aid Training and Certification
WAC 296-155-120
First Aid
Tools - Hand and Power
WAC 296-155-350
Hand and Portable Power Tools
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – Head Protection
WAC 296-155-205
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Scaffolding - General Requirements
WAC 296-874-200
Scaffolds
General Protection Requirements
WAC 296-155-655
Excavation, Trenching, and Shoring
Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Communication)
WAC 296-901-140
Chemical Hazard Communication and GHS

Agriculture Only
WAC Topic AreaResources
How often must safety meetings be held?
WAC 296-307-033
Agriculture
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-307-030
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Communication
WAC 296-901-140
Chemical Hazard Communication and GHS
Pesticides (Worker Protection Standard for pesticide handlers)
WAC 296-307-130
Pesticides
Notice of Pesticide Application
WAC 296-307-120
Agriculture
Fire Protection
WAC 296-307-340
Emergencies in the Workplace
First Aid Requirement (Safe Place Standard)(Agriculture)
WAC 296-307-039
First Aid
Fire Protection: Exit Routes
WAC 296-307-350
Emergencies in the Workplace
Logging Operations
WAC 296-54-515
Logging
Electrical
WAC 296-307-368
Agriculture