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Title 478 WAC – University of Washington


Chapter 478–136 WAC: Use of University of Washington Facilities

WAC 478–136–060: Safety and liability.


(1) It is the responsibility of any person or organization requesting the use of university facilities to comply with all applicable university policies, procedures, rules and regulations, and applicable local, state and federal laws, including but not limited to fire, health and safety regulations.

(2) Permission to a nonuniversity organization, a registered student organization, or an official student government for the use of university facilities is granted with the express understanding and condition that such organization assumes full responsibility for any loss, damage or claims arising out of such use.

When the event involves physical activity, the sale of alcohol, or otherwise will increase the risk of bodily injury above the level inherent in the facilities to be used, proof of appropriate liability insurance coverage with limits of at least $1,000,000 per occurrence must be provided to the university's office of risk management before approval for the requested use will be granted.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130. 10-13-098, § 478-136-060, filed 6/17/10, effective 7/18/10; 03-24-045, § 478-136-060, filed 11/26/03, effective 12/27/03; 97-24-047, § 478-136-060, filed 11/26/97, effective 12/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.20.130(1). 82-16-001 (Order 82-2), § 478-136-060, filed 7/22/82, effective 10/1/82.]