In accordance with Subpart C of Part 1953 of this Chapter, the following Washington plan changes were
approved by the Assistant Secretary on August 5, 1980.
The State changed its recordkeeping and reporting requirements to provide for use of an OSHA Form
200 or its equivalent.
The State changed its recordkeeping and reporting regulations to provide access to records
maintained under these regulations to present and former employees.
The State changed its recordkeeping and reporting regulations to exempt employers of ten or fewer
employees from maintaining a log, summary, and supplementary record of occupational injuries and illnesses unless selected for participation in a
In accordance with subpart E of part 1953 of this chapter, the Assistant Secretary has approved the
participation of the Washington Department of Labor and Industries in its November 17, 1989, agreement with the Colville Confederated Tribes,
concerning an internal occupational safety and health program on the Colville reservation. Under this agreement, Washington exercises enforcement
authority over non-Indian-owned workplaces under the legal authority set forth in its State plan. (Federal OSHA will exercise enforcement authority
over Indian-owned or Tribal workplaces, as provided in 29 CFR 1952.122.)
On March 29, 1994, the Assistant Secretary approved Washington's revised statutory penalty levels
which are the same as the revised Federal penalty levels contained in section 17 of the Act as amended on November 5, 1990.
[45 FR 53459, Aug. 12, 1980; 55 FR 37467, Sept. 12, 1990; 59 FR 14555, March 29, 1994]