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WAC 296-800-12005

Employee responsibilities.

Employees must:
• Study and follow all safe practices that apply to their work.
• Coordinate and cooperate with all other employees in the workplace to try to eliminate on-the-job injuries and illnesses.
• Apply the principles of accident prevention in their daily work and use proper safety devices and protective equipment as required by their employment or employer.
• Take care of all personal protective equipment (PPE) properly.
• Not wear torn or loose clothing while working around machinery.
Things such as clothing, hair, and jewelry can get caught in machinery and be a hazard on the job.
Employees must:
• Report promptly to their supervisor every industrial injury or occupational illness.
• Not remove, displace, damage, or destroy or carry off any safeguard, notice, or warning provided to make the workplace safe.
• Not interfere with use of any safeguard by anyone in the workplace.
• Not interfere with the use of any work practice designed to protect them from injuries.
• Do everything reasonably necessary to protect the life and safety of employees.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].040, and [49.17].050. WSR 01-23-060, § 296-800-12005, filed 11/20/01, effective 12/1/01; WSR 01-11-038, § 296-800-12005, filed 5/9/01, effective 9/1/01.]
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