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PDFWAC 296-155-17631

Observation of monitoring.

(1) Employee observation. You must provide affected employees or their designated representatives an opportunity to observe any monitoring of employee exposure to lead conducted pursuant to WAC 296-155-17609.
(2) Observation procedures.
(a) Whenever observation of the monitoring of employee exposure to lead requires entry into an area where the use of respirators, protective clothing or equipment is required, you must provide the observer with and assure the use of such respirators, clothing and equipment, and you must require the observer to comply with all other applicable safety and health procedures.
(b) Without interfering with the monitoring, observers must be entitled to:
(i) Receive an explanation of the measurement procedures;
(ii) Observe all steps related to the monitoring of lead performed at the place of exposure; and
(iii) Record the results obtained or receive copies of the results when returned by the laboratory.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 16-09-085, § 296-155-17631, filed 4/19/16, effective 5/20/16. Statutory Authority: Chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 93-22-054 (Order 93-07), § 296-155-17631, filed 10/29/93, effective 12/10/93.]
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