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WAC 296-842-18010

Make sure employees leave the use area before removing respirators.

Make sure employees leave the use area for any of these reasons:
(1) To replace air-purifying filters, cartridges, or canisters;
(2) When they smell or taste (detect) vapor or gas leakage from, for example, cartridges, canister, or the facepiece seal;
(3) When they detect changes in breathing resistance;
(4) To readjust their respirators;
(5) To wash their faces and respirators as necessary to prevent skin or eye irritation;
(6) If they become ill;
(7) If they experience sensations of dizziness, nausea, weakness, breathing difficulty, coughing, sneezing, vomiting, fever, or chills.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 17-18-075, § 296-842-18010, filed 9/5/17, effective 10/6/17; WSR 07-05-072, § 296-842-18010, filed 2/20/07, effective 4/1/07; WSR 03-20-114, § 296-842-18010, filed 10/1/03, effective 1/1/04.]
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