PDFWAC 296-878-16005

Provide warning signs and barricades when suspended equipment is used.

(1) You must place warning signs below suspended equipment.
(2) You must block the ground area with barricades directly under or next to the work zone.
(3) You must assign a competent person to decide if additional protection is necessary.
(4) You must make sure all tools used by the worker are attached to the worker, seatboard, or boatswain's chair.
Rules for protecting workers from overhead hazards are listed in WAC 296-800-16055. Make sure your employees use appropriate head protection.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060, and chapter 49.17 RCW. WSR 14-09-095, § 296-878-16005, filed 4/22/14, effective 7/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 02-22-027, § 296-878-16005, filed 10/28/02, effective 1/1/03.]