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WAC 296-307-63805

Conduct hearing protection audits at least quarterly.

You must:
• Conduct audits at least quarterly to provide a representative assessment of your workplace
– The assessment is representative if it:
■ Covers all processes and work activities in your business at full production levels
and
■ Covers all employees present on the audit day.
– If your business is mobile or involves variable processes, auditing may need to be repeated more often than quarterly
– Auditing does not need to be repeated more than monthly as long as a reasonable effort is made to cover:
■ The activities with greatest exposure
and
■ As many employees as possible.
• Assess exposures and hearing protection for the full shift for each employee covered at the time of the audit.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 05-01-166, § 296-307-63805, filed 12/21/04, effective 4/2/05.]
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