222-50-040 - Safety and health

222-50-040. Safety and health

The forest practices rules contained in chapters 222-24 through 222-38 WAC are automatically superseded to the extent inconsistent with any applicable safety regulations, or with any orders or directives having the force of law and based on any applicable safety regulations, including:

(1) Chapter 296-54 WAC (safety standards for logging operations, department of labor and industry's division of safety).

(2) Chapter 296-24 WAC (general safety and health standards, department of labor and industry's division of safety).

(3) All applicable Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations.

(4) Regarding aircraft, chapters12-24, 12-28, and 12-32 WAC (Washington aeronautics commission).

(5) Regarding explosives, chapter 296-52 WAC (department of labor and industry) and all applicable federal regulations.

(6) Regarding chemicals, chapter 16-228 WAC (department of agriculture) and all applicable federal regulations.

(7) All applicable state and local sanitation regulations relating to municipal watersheds and sources of domestic water supply.

In such cases of conflict, the department is authorized to seek from other agencies such waivers or modifications in the applicable safety and health regulations as may be necessary for the department to be able to fully enforce the forest practices rules contained in chapters 222-24 through 222-38 WAC.

Applicants are cautioned that there may be additional safety and health laws and regulations that may be applicable in addition to those specifically listed above.

Statutory Authority: Chapter 34.05 RCW, RCW 76.09.040,[76.09.]050, [76.09.]370, 76.13.120(9). 01-12-042, § 222-50-040, filed 5/30/01, effective 7/1/01; Order 263, § 222-50-040, filed 6/16/76.

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