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WAC 296-816-100: Scope

Published: 2015

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WACs > Title 296 > Chapter 296-816 > Section 296-816-100

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WAC 296-816-100


This chapter applies to both:
• Withholding trade secret information from material safety data sheets (MSDSs) and employee exposure records;
• Providing trade secret information in medical emergencies and nonemergency situations.

Trade secrets: Any confidential information that is used in an employer's business and gives an opportunity to gain an advantage over competitors who do not know or use it. It can be a:
• Formula.
• Pattern.
• Process.
• Device.
• Information.
• Collection of information.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 04-14-026, § 296-816-100, filed 6/29/04, effective 9/1/04.]