Regulatory Activity - 2011 Archives
The Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) is still accepting comments to the draft proposal for the rules on Safe Handling of Chemotherapy and Other Hazardous Drugs. Public hearings are scheduled in Tumwater on November 28, 2011, and in Spokane on December 1, 2011.
Should you seek to provide feedback to L&I now, send all comments and questions to John Furman, 360.902.5666 or Beverly Clark, 360.902.5516.
The latest revision of the rules can be read here.
WA Dept of Labor and Industries establishing Occupational Health Standards - Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs
The 2011 Legislature passed Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5594, which requires the Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) to adopt rules implementing the 2004 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Alert on safe handling of hazardous drugs, such as chemo and other drugs included on the NIOSH List of Antineoplastic and Other Hazar