296-65-035 - Reciprocity

296-65-035. Reciprocity

(1) The department may recognize certifications issued by another state for asbestos workers or supervisors provided that:

(a) The worker is in possession of a currently valid certification from the other state; and

(b) The department evaluates the other state's qualification procedures and determines the certification to be equivalent to the minimum requirements of this chapter.

(2) When the department's evaluation of another state's qualification procedures identifies that equivalent requirements are met, the department is authorized to issue a Washington state certification upon receipt of a completed application and a completed approved refresher course.

(3) When the department's evaluation of another state's qualification procedures identifies deficiencies, the department may require specific supplemental training and/or examination before issuing a Washington state certification.

(4) Temporary certification can be issued if requirements of subsection (2) of this section are met.

(Amended by WSR 20-03-153, Filed 1/21/2020, effective 3/2/2020)

Statutory Authority: Chapter 49.17 RCW. 89-21-018 (Order 89-10), ยง 296-65-035, filed 10/10/89, effective 11/24/89.

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