To align with federal standards, the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) has new fall protection standards going into effect on Nov. 1, 2022. While training and guidance resources remain under development, the department has provided an overview of the background and changes.
Anyone who has ever stumbled onto a bee’s nest on a job site knows bee stings can really hurt. But when it comes to your employees, they can also hurt your bottom line.
The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) recently announced new emergency rules related to Wildfire Smoke and Heat Exposure for Washington businesses and their employees. In response to the initial rule proposals, BIAW and other business groups weighed in and raised concerns about the need for, and legality of, “emergency” rules in these two areas. L&I essentially ignored this input and proceeded ahead as planned.