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WAC 296-856-20070: Exposure Records

Published: 2015

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WACs > Title 296 > Chapter 296-856 > Section 296-856-20070



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WAC 296-856-20070

Exposure records.

You must:
• Establish and keep complete and accurate records for all exposure monitoring conducted under this chapter. Make sure the record includes at least the following:
– The name, unique identifier, and job classification of both:
■ The employee sampled;
■ All other employees represented by the sampled employee.
– An estimate of the exposure for each employee "represented" by this monitoring.
– A description of the methods used to obtain exposure monitoring results and evidence of the method's accuracy.
– Any environmental conditions that could affect exposure concentration measurements.
– A description of the procedure used to obtain representative employee exposure monitoring results.
– The operation being monitored.
– The date, number, duration, location, and the result of each sample taken.
– The type of protective devices worn.
• Maintain documentation that conclusively demonstrates that employee exposure for formaldehyde and the operation where it is used cannot exceed the action level or the 15-minute short-term exposure limit, during any reasonable anticipated conditions.
– Such documentation can be based on observations, data, calculation, and previous air monitoring results.
• Keep exposure monitoring records for at least thirty years.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 06-08-087, § 296-856-20070, filed 4/4/06, effective 9/1/06.]