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WAC 296-878-15025

Use fall protection equipment.

(1) You must make sure the fall arrest system meets the requirements of WAC 296-24-88050 mandatory Appendix C, Part I, Personal fall arrest systems.
(2) You must use and inspect fall arrest equipment in accordance with the requirements of WAC 296-24-88050, mandatory Appendix C, Part I, Personal fall arrest systems.
(3) You must make sure all workers suspended from a boatswain's chair or rope descent system use an independent fall arrest system where the fall arrest anchorage is separate from the suspension system anchorage.
(4) You must make sure workers operating powered platforms wear and use a fall arrest system.
(5) You must make sure workers assemble and wear their personal fall arrest equipment before they approach the point of suspension.
(6) You must make sure workers are connected at all times to the fall arrest system while they are suspended.
(7) You must make sure the boatswain's chair or rope descent system is connected at all times to the suspension line.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060, and chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 14-09-095, § 296-878-15025, filed 4/22/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 02-22-027, § 296-878-15025, filed 10/28/02, effective 1/1/03.]
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