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WAC 296-840-125

Respiratory protection.

(1) Where respiratory protection is required by this section, you must provide each employee an appropriate respirator that complies with the requirements of this section and chapter 296-842 WAC, Respirators.
(2) Respiratory protection is required:
(a) Where exposures exceed the PEL during periods necessary to install or implement feasible engineering and work practice controls;
(b) Where exposures exceed the PEL during tasks, such as certain maintenance and repair tasks, for which engineering and work practice controls are not feasible;
(c) During tasks for which an employer has implemented all feasible engineering and work practice controls and such controls are not sufficient to reduce exposures to or below the PEL;
(d) During periods when an employee or employees are in a regulated area; and
(e) Where specified for tasks performed according to the requirements in Table 1 of WAC 296-840-110 Specified exposure control methods.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060 and chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 18-07-098, ยง 296-840-125, filed 3/20/18, effective 4/23/18.]
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