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WAC 296-849-11070

Notification.

(1) You must provide written notification of exposure monitoring results to the employees represented by your exposure evaluation within five business days after the monitoring results become known to you.
(2) In addition, when employee exposure monitoring results are above a permissible exposure limit (PEL), provide written notification of all of the following within fifteen business days after these exposure monitoring results become known to you:
(a) Corrective actions being taken and a schedule for completion;
AND
(b) Any reason why exposures cannot be lowered to below the PELs for benzene.
Note:
• You can notify employees either individually or post the notifications in areas readily accessible to affected employees.
 
• Posted notification may need specific information that allows affected employees to determine which monitoring results apply to them.
 
• Notification may be in any written form, such as handwritten or email.
 
• Notification may be limited to the required information, such as exposure monitoring results.
 
• When notifying employees about corrective actions, your notification may refer them to a separate document that's available and provides the required information.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 18-22-116, § 296-849-11070, filed 11/6/18, effective 12/7/18; WSR 05-01-172, § 296-849-11070, filed 12/21/04, effective 3/1/05.]
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