296-62-08025  <<  296-62-08027 >>   296-62-08029

WAC 296-62-08027

Recordkeeping.

(1) Air monitoring data.
(a) The employer must maintain an accurate record of all air monitoring conducted to comply with the requirements of this section.
(b) This record must include at least the following information:
(i) The date of measurement for each sample taken;
(ii) The operation involving exposure to chromium (VI) that is being monitored;
(iii) Sampling and analytical methods used and evidence of their accuracy;
(iv) Number, duration, and the results of samples taken;
(v) Type of personal protective equipment, such as respirators worn; and
(vi) Name, Social Security number, and job classification of all employees represented by the monitoring, indicating which employees were actually monitored.
(c) The employer must ensure that exposure records are maintained and made available in accordance with chapter 296-802 WAC, Employee medical and exposure records.
(2) Historical monitoring data.
(a) Where the employer has relied on historical monitoring data to determine exposure to chromium (VI), the employer must establish and maintain an accurate record of the historical monitoring data relied upon.
(b) The record must include information that reflects the following conditions:
(i) The data were collected using methods that meet the accuracy requirements of WAC 296-62-08009(5);
(ii) The processes and work practices that were in use when the historical monitoring data were obtained are essentially the same as those to be used during the job for which exposure is being determined;
(iii) The characteristics of the chromium (VI) containing material being handled when the historical monitoring data were obtained are the same as those on the job for which exposure is being determined;
(iv) Environmental conditions prevailing when the historical monitoring data were obtained are the same as those on the job for which exposure is being determined; and
(v) Other data relevant to the operations, materials, processing, or employee exposures covered by the exception.
(c) The employer must ensure that historical exposure records are maintained and made available in accordance with chapter 296-802 WAC, Employee medical and exposure records.
(3) Objective data.
(a) The employer must maintain an accurate record of all objective data relied upon to comply with the requirements of this section.
(b) This record must include at least the following information:
(i) The chromium (VI) containing material in question;
(ii) The source of the objective data;
(iii) The testing protocol and results of testing, or analysis of the material for the release of chromium (VI);
(iv) A description of the process, operation, or activity and how the data support the determination; and
(v) Other data relevant to the process, operation, activity, material, or employee exposures.
(c) The employer must ensure that objective data are maintained and made available in accordance with chapter 296-802 WAC, Employee medical and exposure records.
(4) Medical surveillance.
(a) The employer must establish and maintain an accurate record for each employee covered by medical surveillance under WAC 296-62-08023, Medical surveillance.
(b) The record must include the following information about the employee:
(i) Name and Social Security number;
(ii) A copy of the PLHCP's written opinions;
(iii) A copy of the information provided to the PLHCP as required by WAC 296-62-08023(4).
(c) The employer must ensure that medical records are maintained and made available in accordance with chapter 296-802 WAC, Employee medical and exposure records.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 19-01-094, § 296-62-08027, filed 12/18/18, effective 1/18/19; WSR 06-16-106, § 296-62-08027, filed 8/1/06, effective 9/1/06.]
Site Contents
Selected content listed in alphabetical order under each group