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WAC 296-849-11070: Notification

Published: 2015

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WACs > Title 296 > Chapter 296-849 > Section 296-849-11070



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WAC 296-849-11070


You must:
• Provide written notification of exposure monitoring results to the employees represented by your exposure evaluation within five business days after the monitoring results become known to you.
– In addition, when employee exposure monitoring results are above a permissible exposure limit (PEL), provide written notification of all of the following within fifteen business days after these exposure monitoring results become known to you:
■ Corrective actions being taken and a schedule for completion;
■ Any reason why exposures cannot be lowered to below the PELs for benzene.

• You can notify employees either individually or post the notifications in areas readily accessible to affected employees.

• Posted notification may need specific information that allows affected employees to determine which monitoring results apply to them.

• Notification may be in any written form, such as handwritten or e-mail.

• Notification may be limited to the required information, such as exposure monitoring results.

• When notifying employees about corrective actions, your notification may refer them to a separate document that's available and provides the required information.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 05-01-172, § 296-849-11070, filed 12/21/04, effective 3/1/05.]