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WAC 296-24-71513

Lead.

(1) Confined spaces. In confined spaces, you must perform welding involving lead-base metals (erroneously called lead-burning) in accordance with WAC 296-24-71507 (1) through (5).
(2) Indoors. Indoors, you must perform welding involving lead-base metals in accordance with WAC 296-24-71505 (1) and (2).
(3) Local ventilation. In confined spaces or indoors, you must perform welding or cutting operations involving metals containing lead, other than as an impurity, or involving metals coated with lead-bearing materials, including paint using local exhaust ventilation or airline respirators. You must perform such operations, when done outdoors, using respirators, certified for this purpose by NIOSH under 42 C.F.R. Part 84. In all cases, you must protect workers in the immediate vicinity of the cutting operation as necessary by local exhaust ventilation or airline respirators.
Note:
See chapter 296-62 WAC for additional requirements on lead.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-100, § 296-24-71513, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].040 and [49.17].050. WSR 99-10-071, § 296-24-71513, filed 5/4/99, effective 9/1/99. Statutory Authority: Chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 94-15-096 (Order 94-07), § 296-24-71513, filed 7/20/94, effective 9/20/94; Order 73-5, § 296-24-71513, filed 5/9/73 and Order 73-4, § 296-24-71513, filed 5/7/73.]
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