Coronavirus/COVID-19 Workplace Safety & Health
L&I Requirements and Guidance for Preventing COVID-19 (Updated August 23, 2021) (F414-164-000) Coronavirus Basics For Employees (PowerPoint training for employers to customize with their worksite-specific information); Questions and Answers: New Reporting, Notification, and PPE Requirements for Public Health Emergencies Involving Infectious or Contagious Diseases (F414-295 …
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Health Services Coordination
(6 days ago) Health Service Coordinators (HSCs) assist providers, workers, and employers in a variety of ways. Some examples include: Coordination and tracking of referrals: Track referrals through provider chart notes and follow up with the worker to ensure that they have engaged with referred services. Contact referred providers' offices as needed.
Get Started With Safety & Health
(8 days ago) Get Started With Safety & Health. All employers in Washington are required to provide a safe workplace for their employees. Whether you’re a large or small employer, finding and fixing hazards helps you create that safe workplace. Finding and fixing workplace hazards reduces the risk for injuries and illness, which decreases direct and
Common Questions About Presumptive Coverage for …
(Just Now) A health care worker is a worker at any health care facility or other organization that provides emergency or medical services and who has or likely has had direct contact with any person who has been exposed or tested positive to the disease.
Find Safety & Health Rules
(4 days ago) Find Safety & Health Rules. Designed to protect the safety and health of employees by creating a healthy work environment by establishing requirements to control safety hazards in the workplace. Requirements for employers to record and report work-related fatalities, injuries and illnesses. Telecommunications, safety standards for.
Workplace Injuries & Fatalities
(3 days ago) Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Center: 4/2/20: A worker received serious injuries but later died after falling 15 feet from a bucket lift to a garage roof below. Logging: 3/24/20: A State trooper sustained fatal injuries while trying to deploy stop sticks during an incident. State Police: 3/18/20
Ergonomic Ideas Bank
(1 days ago) Safety and health guidelines for children and adolescents working in agriculture, although many of the manual labor recommendations could apply to any industry. Includes guidelines on work durations, lifting limits, supervision and training for tasks such as animal care, haying operations, weeding, harvest, manual labor, operating equipment
(1 days ago) Ergonomics Process. To protect your employees from injuries, improve productivity and reduce workers’ compensation costs, follow any of these steps that meet your needs. Step 1: Involve Employees. Step 2: Find Hazards. Step 3: Assess Hazards. Step 4: Fix Hazards. Step 5: Check for Success. Your employees are the experts in their work.
WAC 296-840 Silica
(3 days ago) Physician or other licensed health care professional (PLHCP). An individual whose legally permitted scope of practice (i.e., license, registration, or certification) allows him or her to independently provide or be delegated the responsibility to provide some or all of the particular health care services required by WAC 296-840-145. Regulated
Hazardous Waste, Chapter 296-843, WAC
(7 days ago) Health hazard. Means a chemical or a pathogen where acute or chronic health effects may occur in exposed employees. It also includes stress due to temperature extremes. The term health hazard includes chemicals that are classified in accordance with the hazard communication standard, WAC 296-901-140, as posing one of the following hazardous
Health Emergency Labor Standards Act (HELSA) Implementation
(1 days ago) Rulemaking. On August 10, 2021, L&I filed emergency rulemaking in response to this new law. The emergency rule ( WAC 296-62-600 through WAC 296-62-60103) includes requirements for when there is a public health emergency for an infectious or contagious disease and as such, the requirements are applicable to COVID-19. Under the emergency rule:
Presumptive Coverage for Health Care and Frontline Workers
(9 days ago) health-care-and-frontline-workers) for more details. Upon request, foreign language support and formats for persons with disabilities are available. Call 1-800-547-8367. TDD users, call 711. L&I is an equal opportunity employer. FY22-077 [09-2021] Cobertura presunta para trabajadores de
How to Create and Use an Effective Self-Inspection Checklist
(1 days ago) 44 Resource Pages How to Create and Use an Effective Self-Inspection Checklist Regular self-inspection of your workplace can be an effective way of finding and eliminating hazards before they cause injuries.
Chapter 11: Home Health Services
(Just Now) All home health services require prior authorization . The insurer will determine maximum hours and type of authorized home health care based on a nursing assessment of the worker’s personal care needs that are proper and necessary and related to the worker’s industrial injury. All home health services must be requested by a physician.
Firefighter Injury and Illness Reduction (FIIRE)
(Just Now) Firefighter Injury and Illness Reduction (FIIRE) The FIIRE Pilot Program is two year program safety initiative for employers of professional firefighters to reduce incidence of firefighter occupational injuries and illnesses through proactive risk management and implementation of best practices according to RCW 51.04.170.
Safety and Health Investment Projects
(4 days ago) health through learning, discovery, and communication. To pursue this mission, the School produces knowledge through research, reproduces knowledge through higher education, and translates knowledge into evidence that can be communicated to the public, policy makers, and practitioners to advance the health of populations.
F416-132-000 A Guide to Workplace Safety and Health in
(8 days ago) Health Conference The Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board and L&I co-sponsor this annual two-day conference. Its purpose is to provide the latest tools, technologies and strategies for workplace safety and health. More than 15 different industries hold sessions on …
Readiness Assessment Index for Occupational Health Best
(5 days ago) Health record information is processed and transferred manually Data may be retrieved by diagnostic codes in relation to billing and scheduling Electronic Health Records are utilized routinely in the practice. Health record information can be processed and transferred electronically and securely Data system identifiers capture
Safety & Health Workshops
(6 days ago) Safety & Health Workshops. Attend in-person workshops to learn about various safety & health topics such as OSHA 300 Recordkeeping, Sprains & Strains injury prevention, and how to build your required Accident Prevention Program. National Safety & Health Campaigns. Every year, employers and workers have the opportunity to participate in events
Machine Safety, Chapter 296-806, WAC
(7 days ago) Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act of 1973 (Chapter 49.17 RCW). The rules in this book are effective February 2020. A brief promulgation history, set within brackets at the end of this chapter, gives statutory authority, administrative order of promulgation, and date of adoption of filing. TO RECEIVE E-MAIL UPDATES: Sign up at
WISHA 10 for Agriculture
(4 days ago) WISHA 10 worker training certification. WISHA 10 for Agriculture Workers will be provided by certified trainers. The class is a 10-hour training to help increase agriculture workers to recognize and eliminate workplace hazards, as well as to promote a culture of safety and health through peer training.
Highly Hazardous Chemicals, Chapter 296-67, WAC
(2 days ago) hazardous chemicals, as adopted under the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act of 1973 (Chapter 49.17 RCW). The rules in this book are effective May 2014. A brief promulgation history, set within brackets at the end of this chapter, gives statutory authority, administrative order of promulgation, and date of adoption of filing.
F414-173-000 COVID-19 Guidance on Ventilation in the …
(4 days ago) ionizers or air purifiers that generate ozone, a health hazard itself. When changing filters, wear appropriate personal protective equipment including a respirator with N-95 filters, eye protection (safety glasses, goggles, or face shields), and disposable gloves. Make sure exhaust fans in restrooms are fully
Unified Safety Standards for Fall Protection, Chapter 296
(3 days ago) under the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act of 1973 (Chapter 49.17 RCW). The rules in this book are effective October 2020. A brief promulgation history, set within brackets at the end of this chapter, gives statutory authority, administrative order of promulgation, and date of adoption of filing. TO RECEIVE E-MAIL UPDATES: Sign up at
CHOLINESTERASE MONITORING FOR AGRICULTURAL …
(7 days ago) Health care providers are asked to track employee testing declinations. DOSH will contact each provider at mid-season to request a listing of declinations including employee and employers names, date of declination, and employer contact information. 8. Because the employer does not need individual test results to take actions required under
Chapter 17: Mental Health Services
(6 days ago) Mental health evaluation and treatment services aren’t covered when provided by social workers and other master’s level counselors, even when delivered under the direct supervision of a clinical psychologist or a psychiatrist.
Tool Box Talks: A year's worth of weekly Safety Meeting
(5 days ago) SC, S, EMP Monitoring Safety and Health Programs SC, S, EMP Showing Others How to Use Personal Protective Equipment E, S Reporting Incidents or Near Misses E, SC, S, EMP Eliminating or Reducing Hazards SC, S, EMP Developing Safe Work Procedures S, EMP Conducting Job Hazard Analyses Why such emphasis on Supervisors?
Written Respiratory Protection Program Template
(Just Now) Checking results of fit-test results and health provider evaluations. Talking with employees who wear respirators about their respirators – how they fit, do they feel they are adequately protecting them, do they notice any difficulties in breathing while wearing them, do they notice any odors while wearing them, etc.
Trucking Industry: Examining Injuries for Prevention
(3 days ago) allows safety and health professionals to consider their processes and to improve the safety of trucking industry workers. While we have provided recommendations for mitigating or eliminating injuries in the trucking industry, much more work must be completed to keep workers within the trucking industry safe and working. Executive Summary
Chapter 296-78 WAC, Sawmills and Woodworking
(2 days ago) (2) This standard will augment the Washington state general safety and health standards, general occupational health standards, electrical workers safety rules, and any other standards which are applicable to all industries governed by chapter 80, Laws of 1973, Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act. In the event of any conflict between any
Guideline for Prescribing Opioids to Treat Pain in Injured
(2 days ago) health care providers, the department, insurers, and utilization review staff. This guideline was developed in 2011-2012 by the Industrial Insurance Medical Advisory Committee (IIMAC) and its subcommittee on chronic non-cancer pain. It is based on the best available clinical and
Hay Press Operator Struck by Machine’s Guillotine Blade
(7 days ago) The Washington State Fatality Assessment and Control (WA FACE) program is one of many workplace health and safety programs administered by the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries’ Safety & Health & Research for Prevention (SHARP) program. It is a research program designed to identify and study fatal occupational injuries.
Prevention of Hand Dermatitis in the Health Care Setting
(7 days ago) Employee Health Nurse Available Nurse, not with Infection Control 88 3 2 The 91 infection control/employee health personnel were surveyed regarding the awareness of issues relating to the use of moisturizers. These issues are addressed in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 1999 Enforcement Procedures
2021 Governor’s Lifesaving Awards Flyer
(3 days ago) and Health Conferenceand Health Conference PRESENTSPRESENTS WASHINGTON’SWASHINGTON’S 70TH ANNUAL The 2021 Governor’sThe 2021 Governor’s Lifesaving AwardsLifesaving Awards Sept. 29, 2021 VirtualVirtual Awards Presented byAwards Presented by Robyn NanceRobyn Nance Front row, from left: Randy Carstens, Levi Matteson, Juan Guzman,
Health and Safety in Washington State’s Collision Repair
(9 days ago) of small, non-unionized, family-run businesses. Many shops face numerous safety and health challenges, resulting from a combination of misinformation within the industry, insufficient funds to address workplace health & safety concerns, and social barriers to …
Hazard Communication, Chapter 296-901, WAC
(3 days ago) This occupational safety and health standard is intended to address comprehensively the issue of classifying the potential hazards of chemicals, and communicating information concerning hazards and appropriate protective measures to employees, and to preempt any legislative or
Chapter 296-802 WAC
(7 days ago) Health (NIOSH) Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS); or (b) Has shown positive evidence of an acute or chronic health hazard in testing conducted by, or known to, the employer; or (c) Is the subject of a safety data sheet kept by or known to the employer showing that the material may pose a hazard to human health.
DOSH Consultation Manual
(3 days ago) health programs to prevent the occurrence or recurrence of hazards. DOSH Safety and Health Consultants provide technical assistance to employers in workplace hazard identification, hazard control recommendations, verification of the correction of serious hazards …
Chapter 296-874 WAC Scaffolds (Form Number 414-128-000) …
(3 days ago) Industrial Safety and Health Act of 1973 (Chapter 49.17 RCW). The rules in this book are effective October 2020. A brief promulgation history, set within brackets at the end of this chapter, gives statutory authority, administrative order of promulgation, and date of adoption of filing.
AGRICULTURE FATALITY NARRATIVE
(8 days ago) be designed to promote the safety and health of employees. See WAC 296-307-045(2) RECOMMENDATIONS FACE investigators concluded that, to help prevent similar occurrences: • Follow the machinery or equipment manufacturer’s make and model operator’s manual for operating procedures and maintenance to ensure the safety of operators.
WAC 296-54 WAC, Logging Operations
(2 days ago) Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act of 1973 (Chapter 49.17 RCW). The rules in this book are effective October 2017. A brief promulgation history, set within brackets at the end of this chapter, gives statutory authority, administrative order of promulgation, and date of adoption of filing. TO RECEIVE E-MAIL UPDATES: Sign up at