These tables show the most common safety and health rules cited during L&I inspections from Oct. 2020 - Sept. 2021 (Federal Fiscal Year 2020).

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 Area Resources
Accident Prevention Program (General Industry)
WAC 296-800-140
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
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
Fall Protection at Four Feet or More
WAC 296-880-200
Fall Protection, Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130
Safety Meetings and Committees
Fall Protection at Ten Feet or More & Training
WAC 296-880-10020
Fall Protection, Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest
Employer Responsibilities: Safe Workplace
WAC 296-800-110
Get Started With Safety & Health
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

All industries excluding both construction and agriculture

WAC Topic Area Resources
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-800-140
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Employer Responsibilities: Safe Workplace
WAC 296-800-110
Get Started With Safety & Health
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
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160
Personal Protective Equipment
First-Aid
WAC 296-800-150
First Aid
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077
Asbestos
Respirators: Medical Evaluations
WAC 296-842-14005
Respirators
Respirators: Conduct fit testing
WAC 296-842-15005
Respirators
Select & provide appropriate respirators
WAC 296-842-13005
Respirators

All industries excluding construction

WAC Topic Area Resources
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-800-140
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
Employer Responsibilities: Safe Workplace
WAC 296-800-110
Get Started With Safety & Health
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
First-Aid
WAC 296-800-150
First Aid
Respirators: Medical Evaluations
WAC 296-842-14005
Respirators
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280
Electrical Hazards
Temporary Worker Housing Emergency COVID Rule
WAC 296-307-16102
Coronavirus/COVID-19 Workplace Safety & Health

Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077
Asbestos

All industries excluding agriculture

WAC Topic Area Resources
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-800-140
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
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
Fall Protection at Four Feet or More
WAC 296-880-200
Fall Protection, Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130
Safety Meetings and Committees
Fall Protection at Ten Feet or More & Training
WAC 296-880-10020
Fall Protection, Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest
Employer Responsibilities: Safe Workplace
WAC 296-800-110
Get Started With Safety & Health
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
Construction Only
WAC Topic Area Resources
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-155-110
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Fall Protection at Four Feet or More
WAC 296-880-200
Fall Protection, Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest
Fall Protection at Ten Feet or More & Training
WAC 296-880-10020
Fall Protection, Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077
Asbestos
Specific fall protection requirements.
WAC 296-880-300
Fall Protection, Fall Restraint & Fall Arrest
Portable Ladder Use
WAC 296-876-400
Ladder Safety
First-Aid Training and Certification
WAC 296-155-120
First Aid
Fall Protection Regardless of Height
WAC 296-880-10010
Fall Protection
Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Communication)
WAC 296-901-140
Chemical Hazard Communication and GHS
Tools - Hand and Power
WAC 296-155-350
Hand and Portable Power Tools
Safe place standards
WAC 296-155-040
Construction

Agriculture Only
WAC Topic Area Resources
Temporary Worker Housing Emergency COVID Rule
WAC 296-307-16102
Coronavirus/COVID-19 Workplace Safety & Health

Accident Prevention - Logging Operations
WAC 296-54-515
Logging
Agriculture requirements for safe place standard
WAC 296-307-045
Agriculture
Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Communication
WAC 296-901-140
Chemical Hazard Communication and GHS
Protection of Agriculture Pesticide Handlers
WAC 296-307-112
Agriculture
Field Sanitation
WAC 296-307-095
Agriculture
Pesticides (Worker Protection Standard for pesticide handlers)
WAC 296-307-130
Pesticides
Arrangement of work areas & emergency contact
WAC 296-54-513
Logging
First Aid Requirement (Safe Place Standard)(Agriculture)
WAC 296-307-039
First Aid
Personal protective equipment
WAC 296-307-100
Personal Protective Equipment
Accident Prevention Program - Agriculture
WAC 296-307-030
Accident Prevention Program (APP)