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Safety tip of the week:

L&I’s top 10 rule violations

 The table below shows the most common safety and health rule violations cited during Labor & Industries’ inspections for federal fiscal year 2016 (Oct.1, 2015 – Sept. 30, 2016). This information can help strengthen your workplace safety program and prevent costly injuries and illnesses.

The list excludes construction and agriculture. The links provide further information about what is required in the topic area.


Topic Area Resources
Employer Chemical Hazard Communication Hazard Communication and GHS
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Personal Protective Equipment
Safety Committees and Safety Meetings Safety Meetings/Committees
Accident Prevention Program Accident Prevention Program (APP)
Basic Electrical Rules Electrical Hazards
First-Aid First Aid
Asbestos, Tremolite, Anthophyllite, and Actinolite Asbestos
Portable Fire Extinguishers Fire Extinguishers
Confined Space Permit Entry Confined Space
Injury & Illness Record keeping Requirements Recordkeeping & Reporting Worker Injuries

 WRA employs Rick Means as a Safety Specialist who is available to members to help draw up safety plans and suggest topics for safety meetings. Contact him at 360-943-9198, Ext. 18 or rick.means@retailassociationservices.com.

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