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PDFWAC 296-27-00101

Purpose and scope.

(1) Purpose. Chapter 296-27 WAC requires employers to record work-related injuries and illnesses, and report to the division of occupational safety and health (DOSH) any work-related fatality, inpatient hospitalization, amputation, or loss of an eye within the time parameters specified in the rule.
(2) Scope. All employers covered by the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA) must comply with the requirements in this standard, unless otherwise specified.
The recordkeeping and reporting requirements in this chapter are separate and distinct from the Industrial Insurance Act, Title 51 RCW, for workers' compensation benefits. These requirements do not mean that the employer or employee was at fault, or that a safety or health rule has been violated.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, and 49.17.050. WSR 15-11-066, § 296-27-00101, filed 5/19/15, effective 7/1/15; WSR 02-01-064, § 296-27-00101, filed 12/14/01, effective 1/1/02.]
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