Safety tip of the week

Aug 22, 2019
Written by Rick Means, Director of Safety & Education

Learn what inspectors note on visits

This table shows the most common safety and health rules cited during L&I inspections for Federal Fiscal Year 2018 (Oct.1, 2017 – Sept. 30, 2018). This information can help strengthen your workplace safety program and prevent costly injuries and illnesses. All industries excluding both construction and agriculture.

WAC Topic Area Resources
Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Communication
WAC 296-901-140
Hazard Communication and GHS
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings
WAC 296-800-130 (2.32 MB PDF)
Safety Meetings/Committees
Accident Prevention Program
WAC 296-800-140 (2.32 MB PDF)
Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
WAC 296-800-160 (2.32 MB PDF)
Personal Protective Equipment
Basic Electrical Rules
WAC 296-800-280 (2.32 MB PDF)
Electrical Hazards
First-Aid (General Industry)
WAC 296-800-150 (2.32 MB PDF)
First Aid
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite
WAC 296-62-077 (4.92 MB PDF)
Portable Fire Extinguishers
WAC 296-800-300 (519 KB PDF)
Fire Extinguishers
Respirators: Voluntary Use Program
WAC 296-842-11010 (1.17 MB PDF)
Respirators: Medical Evaluations
WAC 296-842-14005 (1.17 MB PDF)

WR employs Rick Means as a Safety Specialist who is available to members to help draw up safety plans and suggest topics for safety meetings. Contact him at 360-943-9198, Ext. 18 or [email protected]