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WAC 296-62-07607

Emergency situations.

(1) Written plan.
(a) A written plan for emergency situations must be developed for each workplace where there is a possibility of an emergency. Appropriate portions of the plan must be implemented in the event of an emergency.
(b) The plan must specifically provide that employees engaged in correcting emergency conditions must be equipped with the appropriate personal protective equipment and clothing as required in WAC 296-62-07615 and 296-62-07617 until the emergency is abated.
(c) The plan must specifically include provisions for alerting and evacuating affected employees as well as the elements prescribed in chapter 296-24 WAC, Part G-1, "Employee emergency plans and fire prevention plans."
(2) Alerting employees. Where there is the possibility of employee exposure to MDA due to an emergency, means must be developed to alert promptly those employees who have the potential to be directly exposed. Affected employees not engaged in correcting emergency conditions must be evacuated immediately in the event that an emergency occurs. Means must also be developed and implemented for alerting other employees who may be exposed as a result of the emergency.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 19-01-094, § 296-62-07607, filed 12/18/18, effective 1/18/19. Statutory Authority: Chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 93-04-111 (Order 92-15), § 296-62-07607, filed 2/3/93, effective 3/15/93.]
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