Wash. Admin. Code § 296-79-050 - Personal protection clothing and equipment

See WAC 296-800-160 for additional personal protective equipment requirements.

(1) Rings or other jewelry that could create a hazard should not be worn by employees while in the performance of their work.
(2) Protective footwear.
(a) Employees who work in areas where there is a possibility of foot injury due to falling or rolling objects must wear safety type footwear.
(b) You will supply shoe guards and toe protectors.
(c) You must also make safety shoes available for purchase by employees at not more than actual cost to you.
(3) Calks or other suitable footwear that will afford reasonable protection from slipping must be:
(a) Worn while working on logs; and
(b) Made available at not more than actual cost to the employer.

Notes

Wash. Admin. Code § 296-79-050
Amended by WSR 17-16-132, Filed 8/1/2017, effective 9/1/2017

Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, and 49.17.050. 01-11-038, § 296-79-050, filed 5/9/01, effective 9/1/01; 99-16-083, § 296-79-050, filed 8/3/99, effective 11/3/99. Statutory Authority: Chapter 49.17 RCW. 94-20-057 (Order 94-16), § 296-79-050, filed 9/30/94, effective 11/20/94; 89-11-035 (Order 89-03), § 296-79-050, filed 5/15/89, effective 6/30/89. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040 and 49.17.050. 83-24-013 (Order 83-34), § 296-79-050, filed 11/30/83; 82-13-045 (Order 82-22), § 296-79-050, filed 6/11/82; Order 74-24, § 296-79-050, filed 5/6/74; Order 70-6, § 296-79-050, filed 7/10/70, effective 8/10/70.

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