WSR 02-19-102

INTERPRETIVE AND POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

LABOR AND INDUSTRIES

[ Filed September 18, 2002, 9:38 a.m. ]

In accordance with RCW 34.05.230(12), following is a list of policy and interpretive statements issued by the Department of Labor and Industries for July 2002.

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

Specialty Compliance Services Division

WSATC 02-01-01, Apprenticeship policy relating to the Apprenticeship Council's discretion to adjudicate matters (objections to apprenticeship standards or proposed amendments to apprenticeship standards) or refer them to the Office of Administrative Hearings. This policy was repealed on June 1, 2002, and replaced by WAC 296-05-007, 296-05-300, 296-05-316 and 296-05-402, apprenticeship rules that was enacted June 1, 2002.

Contact Josh Swanson, Mailstop 44400, phone (360) 902-6411.

02-012 Move-on Building and Structures, 02-01 is intended to set clear guidelines and to clearly outline the wiring and inspection process for buildings or structures moved into or within the state of Washington. This policy was issued April 25, 2002.

Contact Angie Wharton, Mailstop 4460, phone (360) 902-5259.


WISHA Services Division

WISHA Regional Directive (WRD) 3.25 "Accompanied Visits in Consultation," which provides guidance to WISHA consultation supervisors on the frequency and content of accompanied visits. The policy was repealed on June 28, 2002. The subject is covered in the new Consultation Manual, Chapter 1, C.5.b.

Contact Marcia Benn, Mailstop 44648, phone (360) 902-5503.

WISHA Regional Directive (WRD) 10.05 "Ergonomics Activity During Initial Phase-in," provides guidance to WISHA enforcement and consultation staff whenever they must address issues involving work-related musculoskeletal disorder (WMSD) hazards and potential ergonomics solutions. It replaces the original WRD 10.05, issued July 7, 2000, and it will remain in effect until replaced. The policy was amended July 5, 2002.

Contact Marcia Benn, Mailstop 44648, phone (360) 902-5503.

Carmen Moore

Legislative and

Governmental Affairs Office

Washington State Code Reviser's Office