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PDFWAC 296-880-090

Quick reference guide.

Unified Fall Protection Quick Reference Guide
General fall protection for all industries
Threshold height
WAC
Above or adjacent to dangerous equipment
Regardless of height
Holes into which an employee can trip, step into, or step through
Regardless of height
Falling into or onto impalement hazards
Regardless of height
When on a walking/working surface
Four feet or more
Ramps, runways, and inclined walkways
Four feet or more
Holes where work is being performed
Four feet or more
Skylights
Four feet or more
Hatchway and chute holes
Four feet or more
Ladderways
Four feet or more
Pits and trap door holes
Four feet or more
Repair pits and service pits
Four feet or more
Manholes
Four feet or more
Openings
Four feet or more
Formwork and reinforcing work
Four feet or more
Steep pitch roof - Regardless of task
Four feet or more
Low pitch roof - Other than roofing work or constructing a leading edge
Four feet or more
Hazardous slopes
Four feet or more
Vehicles and rolling stock - If suitable anchorages cannot be provided or creates a greater hazard
Four feet or more
Specific requirements not addressed in WAC 296-880-200 (above)
 
 
Construction work*See also chapter 296-155 WAC
 
 
Roofing work on a low pitch roof
Ten feet
Constructing a leading edge
Ten feet
Engaged in the erection or placement of structural members
Ten feet
Engaged in excavation and trenching operations
Ten feet
Order pickers (PITS)*See also chapter 296-863 WAC
 
 
Operators of order pickers
Regardless of height
296-880-30010 (1) and (2)
Elevating work platforms*See also chapter 296-869 WAC
 
 
Vehicle mounted aerial devices
Regardless of height
Manually propelled and self-propelled elevating work platforms
Regardless of height if required by manufacturer
Boom supported elevating work platforms
Regardless of height
Powered platforms*See also chapter 296-870 WAC
 
 
Working on a roof or other elevated working area
Four feet or more
Window cleaning*See also chapter 296-878 WAC
 
 
Working on a roof or other elevated working area
Four feet or more
Scaffolds*See also chapter 296-874 WAC
 
 
Working on a scaffold
Ten feet or more
Cranes - Under the scope of chapter 296-155 WAC, Part L
 
 
For nonassembly/disassembly work
Six feet or more
For assembly/disassembly work
Ten feet or more
Towercranes - Work other than erecting, climbing, and dismantling
Six feet or more
Towercranes - Erecting, climbing, and dismantling work
Ten feet or more
Telecommunications work*See also chapter 296-32 WAC
Four feet or more
Qualified electrical workers*See also chapter 296-45 WAC
Four feet or more
Ship repairing, shipbuilding and shipbreaking*See also chapter 296-304 WAC
 
 
Working aloft or elsewhere at elevation
Five feet or more
Longshore, stevedore and waterfront related operations*See also chapter 296-56 WAC
 
 
Maintenance work on cranes, spouts, or similar types of equipment
Eight feet or more
Floor or wall openings or waterside edges, including bridges or gangway-like structures
Four feet or more
Ski area facilities and operations*See also chapter 296-59 WAC
 
 
Working at unprotected elevated locations
More than ten feet
296-880-30055 (1)(a)
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060, and chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 20-12-091, § 296-880-090, filed 6/2/20, effective 10/1/20.]
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