Chapter 296-809 WAC

Last Update: 1/2/18

CONFINED SPACES

WAC Sections

296-809-099Definitions.
296-809-100Scope.
296-809-200Identify and control entry into permit-required confined spaces.
296-809-20002Identify permit-required confined spaces.
296-809-20004Inform employees and control entry to permit-required confined spaces.
296-809-20006Follow these requirements when you contract with another employer to enter your confined space.
296-809-300Permit-required confined space program.
296-809-30002Develop a written permit-required confined space program.
296-809-30004Meet these additional requirements if your employees enter another employer's confined space.
296-809-400Employee training.
296-809-40002Provide employee training.
296-809-40004Certify employee proficiency.
296-809-500Permit entry procedures.
296-809-50002Implement procedures for safe entry into permit-required confined spaces.
296-809-50004Use an entry permit that contains all required information.
296-809-50006Keep and review your entry permits.
296-809-50008Prevent unauthorized entry.
296-809-50010Provide, maintain, and use proper equipment.
296-809-50012Evaluate and control hazards for safe entry.
296-809-50014Make sure you have adequate rescue and emergency services available.
296-809-50016Use nonentry rescue systems or methods whenever possible.
296-809-50018Make sure entry supervisors perform their responsibilities and duties.
296-809-50020Provide an attendant outside the permit-required confined space.
296-809-50022Make sure entrants know the hazardous conditions and their duties.
296-809-50024Implement procedures for ending entry.
296-809-600Alternative methods.
296-809-60002Make sure the following conditions are met if using alternative methods.
296-809-60004Implement alternative methods for each permit-required confined space that meet the criteria.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS TITLE
296-809-700Nonpermit confined spaces requirements. [Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-809-700, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 04-03-081, § 296-809-700, filed 1/20/04, effective 5/1/04.] Repealed by WSR 18-02-071, filed 1/2/18, effective 2/5/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060 and chapter 49.17 RCW.
296-809-70002Follow these requirements when classifying a confined space as a nonpermit confined space. [Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-809-70002, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 07-03-163, § 296-809-70002, filed 1/24/07, effective 4/1/07; WSR 04-03-081, § 296-809-70002, filed 1/20/04, effective 5/1/04.] Repealed by WSR 18-02-071, filed 1/2/18, effective 2/5/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060 and chapter 49.17 RCW.
296-809-70004Reevaluate nonpermit confined spaces if hazards develop. [Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-809-70004, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16; WSR 04-03-081, § 296-809-70004, filed 1/20/04, effective 5/1/04.] Repealed by WSR 18-02-071, filed 1/2/18, effective 2/5/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060 and chapter 49.17 RCW.
296-809-800Definitions. [Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060 and 29 C.F.R. 1910 Subpart Z. WSR 14-07-086, § 296-809-800, filed 3/18/14, effective 5/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 07-05-062, § 296-809-800, filed 2/20/07, effective 4/1/07; WSR 04-03-081, § 296-809-800, filed 1/20/04, effective 5/1/04.] Repealed by WSR 15-24-102, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060.
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