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WAC 296-802-20010

Keep employee exposure records.

IMPORTANT:
You do not need to keep employee exposure records for exposure to toxic substances when they are:
• Purchased as a consumer product; and
• Used in the same manner and frequency that a consumer would use them.
(1) You must keep employee exposure records for at least thirty years from the date the exposure record was made. These records include the following:
(a) The sampling results.
(b) The collection methodology (sampling plan).
(c) A description of the analytical and mathematical methods used.
(d) Background data to environmental monitoring or measuring, such as laboratory reports and work sheets.
Note:
You do not have to keep the actual background data for more than one year if you keep a summary of the data for thirty years.
(2) You must keep a record, for at least thirty years, of the identity of any toxic substance used in your workplace. You must include:
(a) Where the substance was used.
(b) When the substance was used.
Note:
The identity may be retained either as part of the exposure record or as a separate record.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 18-22-116, § 296-802-20010, filed 11/6/18, effective 12/7/18; WSR 04-10-026, § 296-802-20010, filed 4/27/04, effective 8/1/04.]
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