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WAC 296-878-20015

Safely use rope descent devices.

(1) You must make sure the rated capacity or the maximum intended load, whichever is less, is not exceeded.
(2) You must make sure the descent device manufacturer's specifications for rope diameter and construction are followed.
(3) You must make sure the rope is rigged through the descent device for a controlled rate of descent.
(4) You must make sure the attachment point on the descent device is one piece with no gates or openings.
(5) You must make sure the descent device will remain stationary when positive action is taken.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060, and chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 14-09-095, § 296-878-20015, 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, § 296-878-20015, filed 10/28/02, effective 1/1/03.]
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