WSR 06-07-137

INTERPRETIVE AND POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

LABOR AND INDUSTRIES

[ Filed March 21, 2006, 11:24 a.m. ]

In accordance with RCW 34.05.230(12), following is a list of policy and interpretive statements issued by the department for March 2006.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please call Carmen Moore at (360) 902-4206.

WISHA Services Division


WISHA Regional Directive (WRD) 33.27, Cholinesterase Depression.

WISHA regional directive (WRD) 33.27, "Cholinesterase Depression," provides guidance to WISHA consultation and enforcement staff regarding follow-up data collection for a reported significant cholinesterase depression under the cholinesterase monitoring rule for agriculture (WAC 296-307-148). This WRD replaces any previous guidance on the subject, whether formal or information, including WRD 33.27, originally issued April 19, 2004, and also amendments issued July 12, 2004, and April 15, 2005. This policy was issued February 22, 2006.

Contact Barbara Saunders, Mailstop 44650, phone (360) 902-5505.


WISHA Regional Directive: (WRD) "Rolling Outriggers On Mobile Cranes."

WISHA regional directive (WRD) 7.00, "Rolling Outriggers On Mobile Cranes," provides guidance to WISHA enforcement and consultation staff whenever they encounter mobile cranes using rolling outriggers and will remain in effect until rescinded. It replaces any previous guidance on the subject, whether formal or informal. This policy was issued February 2, 2006.

Contact Barbara Saunders, Mailstop 44650, phone (360) 902-5505.


WISHA Regional Directive WRD 12.15, "Audiometric Testing for Intermittent Noise Exposure."

This WISHA regional directive (WRD), provides guidance to WISHA staff in applying the requirements of the hearing conservation standard to intermittent noise exposure. This policy was repealed February 6, 2006.

Contact Barbara Saunders, Mailstop 44650, phone (360) 902-5505.

Carmen Moore

Legislative and

Governmental Affairs Office

Washington State Code Reviser's Office