WSR 12-09-058

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

LABOR AND INDUSTRIES

[ Filed April 17, 2012, 8:43 a.m. , effective May 18, 2012 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: The department is repealing two sections in chapter 296-155 WAC, Part L. The two sections being repealed are WAC 296-155-526 Crane attached personnel platforms and 296-155-528 Crane or derrick suspended personnel platforms.

These sections should have been repealed in the recent adoption of the Cranes - Phase II filing, which was adopted on December 20, 2011 (WSR 12-01-086). These sections are now covered under the personnel lifting requirements located in WAC 296-155-547 through 296-155-55405.

The department is also changing the title of chapter 296-155 WAC, Part L, from "Cranes, Derricks, Hoists, Elevators, and Conveyors" to "Cranes, Rigging, and Personnel Lifting."

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 296-155-526 and 296-155-528.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060.

Other Authority: Chapter 49.17 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 12-04-093 on February 1, 2012.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 2; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 2.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 2.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 2.

Date Adopted: April 17, 2012.

Judy Schurke

Director

OTS-4551.1

PART L

CRANES, ((DERRICKS, HOISTS, ELEVATORS,

AND CONVEYORS)) RIGGING, AND PERSONNEL LIFTING
REPEALER

     The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
WAC 296-155-526 Crane attached personnel platforms.
WAC 296-155-528 Crane or derrick suspended personnel platforms.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office