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WAC 296-62-08011

Regulated areas.

Exemption:
This section does not apply to construction, shipyards, marine terminals or longshoring.
(1) Establishment. The employer must establish a regulated area wherever an employee's exposure to airborne concentrations of chromium (VI) is, or can reasonably be expected to be, in excess of the PEL.
(2) Demarcation. The employer must ensure that regulated areas are demarcated from the rest of the workplace in a manner that adequately establishes and alerts employees of the boundaries of the regulated area.
(3) Access. The employer must limit access to regulated areas to:
(a) Persons authorized by the employer and required by work duties to be present in the regulated area;
(b) Any person entering such an area as a designated representative of employees for the purpose of exercising the right to observe monitoring procedures under WAC 296-62-08009;
(c) Any person authorized by the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA) or regulations issued under it to be in a regulated area.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 19-01-094, § 296-62-08011, filed 12/18/18, effective 1/18/19; WSR 06-16-106, § 296-62-08011, filed 8/1/06, effective 9/1/06.]
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