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WAC 296-878-20005

Select appropriate rope descent systems.

(1) You must make sure the rope descent system is designed, used, and maintained according to:
(a) ANSI/IWCA 1-14.1-2001;
(b) The manufacturer's instructions.
(2) You must make sure the rope descent system has been manufactured and is intended to be used for window cleaning.
Note:
Equipment that is designed or labeled for recreational use or rescue use only is prohibited for use in window-cleaning operations.
(3) You must make sure the rope descent system components are compatible and have a minimum tensile strength of five thousand pounds. This does not apply to the seatboard.
(4) You must make sure the rope descent system has specific use instructions for each component.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060, and chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 14-09-095, § 296-878-20005, 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, § 296-878-20005, filed 10/28/02, effective 1/1/03.]
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