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PDFWAC 296-56-60121

Minimum safety requirements for docks and dock facilities.

No provision of this section shall be construed to imply that an employer or employees are responsible for repair, construction or otherwise bringing into compliance facilities over which they have no control.
(1) You must not allow employees to perform work on docks or dock facilities which you should know do not meet the minimum safety requirements of this section.
(2) Employees must not work on docks or dock facilities which they should know do not meet the minimum safety requirements of this section.
(3) You must install a safety bulletin board at each dock, pier, warehouse or designated area at the job site.
(4) You must post at prominent places in or adjacent to the work area, legible notices stating:
(a) The location of stretchers, blankets, first-aid equipment and telephones. (Where possible, directional arrows should point to locations.)
(b) The phone numbers of doctors, ambulance services and hospitals within the area and the phone numbers of the police department or other law enforcement agency. (Where possible these numbers must also be posted on or inside the cover of first-aid cabinets and kits.)
(5) You must ventilate all areas where employees are required to work as required by the "general occupational health standards," chapter 296-62 WAC.
(6) You must locate power outlets installed to supply power to vessels in such a manner that the workers will not come into contact with supply lines. Unprotected power lines must not be driven over by equipment. If located on the underside or waterside of the bull rail, a well lighted walkway with hand rails must be provided to the power outlets.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 15-24-102, § 296-56-60121, filed 12/1/15, effective 1/5/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040 and 49.17.050. WSR 86-03-064 (Order 86-02), § 296-56-60121, filed 1/17/86; WSR 85-01-022 (Order 84-24), § 296-56-60121, filed 12/11/84.]
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