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WAC 296-855-400

Exposure control.

Summary:
Your responsibility:
To protect employees from exposure to ethylene oxide (EtO) by using feasible exposure controls and appropriate respirators.
IMPORTANT:
These sections apply when employee exposure monitoring results are above either of the following permissible exposure limits (PELs):
1. The eight-hour time-weighted average (TWA8) of one part per million (ppm); or
2. The fifteen-minute short-term exposure limit (STEL) of five 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, § 296-855-400, filed 11/6/18, effective 12/7/18; WSR 05-17-168, § 296-855-400, filed 8/23/05, effective 1/1/06.]
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