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.
|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|
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org.