Washington Lockout/Tagout laws & safety compliance analysis

Washington Lockout/Tagout: What you need to know

Washington's safety rules for lockout/tagout of hazardous energy in general industry workplaces mirror federal rules (WAC 296-803-100 to 296-803-800). State rules add the term "gravity" to the definition of energy sources.

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Gravity is included in the state definition of energy sources covered by the lockout/tagout rule (WAC 296-803-800). Otherwise, state rules for lockout/tagout mirror federal requirements, including training of employees.

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