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WAC 296-62-20019

Employee information and training.

(1) Training program.
(a) The employer must institute a training program for employees who are employed in the regulated area and shall assure their participation.
(b) The training program must be provided as of January 20, 1977, for employees who are employed in the regulated area at that time or at the time of initial assignment to a regulated area.
(c) The training program must be provided at least annually for all employees who are employed in the regulated area, except that training regarding the occupational safety and health hazards associated with exposure to coke oven emissions and the purpose, proper use, and limitations of respiratory protective devices must be provided at least quarterly until January 20, 1978.
(d) The training program must include informing each employee of:
(i) The information contained in the substance information sheet for coke oven emissions (Appendix A);
(ii) The purpose, proper use, and limitations of respiratory protective devices in addition to other information as required by chapter 296-842 WAC (see WAC 296-842-11005, 296-842-16005, and 296-842-19005).
(iii) The purpose for and a description of the medical surveillance program required by WAC 296-62-20017 including information on the occupational safety and health hazards associated with exposure to coke oven emissions;
(iv) A review of all written procedures and schedules required under WAC 296-62-20009; and
(v) A review of this standard.
(2) Access to training materials.
(a) The employer must make a copy of this standard and its appendixes readily available to all employees who are employed in the regulated area.
(b) The employer must provide all materials relating to the employee information and training program to the director.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 19-01-094, § 296-62-20019, filed 12/18/18, effective 1/18/19; WSR 05-03-093, § 296-62-20019, filed 1/18/05, effective 3/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].040 and [49.17].050. WSR 99-10-071, § 296-62-20019, filed 5/4/99, effective 9/1/99; Order 77-14, § 296-62-20019, filed 7/25/77.]
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