Temporary Worker Housing Rules

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Temporary Worker Housing Chapter, 246-358 WAC, Chapter 296-307 WAC

Temporary Worker Housing Facilities Fees Rule Revision WAC 246-358-990


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Temporary Worker Housing:Chapter 246-358 WAC 

  • This rule establishes minimum health and safety requirements for temporary worker housing and cherry harvest camps. 

  • RCW 70.114A.065 directs the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) to adopt joint rules for the licensing, operation, and inspection of temporary worker housing (TWH).  

  • L&I rule: chapter 296-307-161 WAC Temporary worker housing and cherry harvest camps  

Temporary Worker Housing Construction Standard: Chapter 246-359 WAC 

  • This rule provides minimum requirements to safeguard the health and general welfare of occupants of temporary worker housing (TWH) by regulating and controlling the design, construction, materials, location and maintenance of all buildings and structures within the authority of chapter 246-358 WAC. 


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