Wash. Admin. Code § 296-800-23060 - Provide a separate lunchroom if employees are exposed to toxic substances if they are allowed to eat and drink on the job site

(1) You must provide a lunchroom separate from the work area if employees are exposed to toxic substances.
(2) You must use Table 2 to determine the required square footage in your lunchroom based on the number of employees using the room at any one time.

Table 2

Maximum Number of Employees Using Lunchroom at One Time

Number of Persons Square Feet per Person
25 and less 13
26-74 12
75-149 11
150 and over 10

Note: You do not have to provide a separate lunchroom if it is convenient for employees to leave the workplace to eat and drink.


Wash. Admin. Code § 296-800-23060
Amended by WSR 18-22-116, Filed 11/6/2018, effective 12/7/2018

Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. 03-18-090, § 296-800-23060, filed 9/2/03, effective 11/1/03.

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