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WAC 296-849-130

Rules for exposure control areas.

Summary:
Your responsibility:
To protect employees from exposure to benzene by using feasible exposure controls and appropriate respirators.
IMPORTANT:
These sections apply when existing or potential employee exposure monitoring results are above either of the following permissible exposure limits (PELs):
• The eight-hour time-weighted average (TWA8) of 1 part per million (ppm);
OR
• The fifteen-minute short-term exposure limit (STEL) of 5 ppm.
You must meet the requirements…
in this section:
Exposure control plan
Exposure controls
Respirators
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 18-22-116, § 296-849-130, filed 11/6/18, effective 12/7/18; WSR 05-01-172, § 296-849-130, filed 12/21/04, effective 3/1/05.]
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