Washington State upholds robust laws to protect the well-being of construction workers. WAC 296-155-10005 stands as a crucial directive, focusing on ensuring the safety of all surfaces where construction employees work or walk.
Understanding WAC 296-155-10005: Upholding Surface Safety
WAC 296-155-10005 outlines key directives, emphasizing:
- Structural Soundness: Employers must ensure that all surfaces on which employees will be working or walking are structurally sound and capable of supporting them safely.
Safety Beyond Compliance: A Commitment to Worker Protection
WAC 296-155-10005 is not just a legal mandate; it’s a commitment to the safety of construction workers. By stipulating the importance of structurally sound surfaces, the law aims to prevent accidents and injuries related to unstable or unsafe work surfaces.
GLP Attorneys: Advocates for Construction Worker Safety
If you’ve encountered an injury while working on a construction project due to unsafe working surfaces, GLP Attorneys is here to support you. Our construction injury attorneys specialize in holding responsible companies accountable for neglecting safety measures outlined in regulations like WAC 296-155-10005. Give one of our construction injury attorneys a call to discuss the facts of your case at 800-273-5005 or fill out our contact form here.