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PDFWAC 296-800-240


Your responsibility:
You must eliminate exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in your office work environment.
You must meet the requirements …
in this section:
Prohibit tobacco smoke in your office work environment
This rule does not preempt any federal, state, municipal, or other local authority's regulation of indoor smoking that is more protective than this section.
Office work environment is an indoor or enclosed occupied space where clerical work, administration, or business is carried out. In addition, it includes:
• Other workplace spaces controlled by the employer and used by office workers, such as cafeterias, meeting rooms, and washrooms.
• Office areas of manufacturing and production facilities, not including process areas.
• Office areas of businesses such as food and beverage establishments, agricultural operations, construction, commercial trade, services, etc.
For work environments outside the office, contact your local health department using the link or by calling them directly.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 20-03-154, § 296-800-240, filed 1/21/20, effective 2/21/20; WSR 18-22-116, § 296-800-240, filed 11/6/18, effective 12/7/18; WSR 06-22-023, § 296-800-240, filed 10/24/06, effective 12/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].040, and [49.17].050. WSR 01-11-038, § 296-800-240, filed 5/9/01, effective 9/1/01.]
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