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WAC 296-307-33001

What definitions apply to this section?

"Accident prevention sign" ("sign") means a surface with text or pictographs, meant to warn or instruct employees who may be exposed to hazards. Safety posters and education bulletins are not included in this definition.
"Accident prevention tag" ("tag") means a card that identifies a hazardous condition, generally related to unsafe equipment.
"Major message" means the sign's or tag's text that is more specific than the signal word and that identifies the specific hazardous condition or safety instruction. Examples include: "High Voltage," "Close Clearance," "Do Not Start," or "Do Not Use" or a corresponding pictograph.
"Pictograph" means a pictorial representation that identifies a specific hazardous condition or safety instruction.
"Signal word" means the sign's or tag's text that contains the word, usually "danger" or "caution" that is intended to capture the employee's immediate attention.
[WSR 97-09-013, recodified as § 296-307-33001, filed 4/7/97, effective 4/7/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040, [49.17.]050 and [49.17.]060. WSR 96-22-048, § 296-306A-33001, filed 10/31/96, effective 12/1/96.]
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