WAC 162-22-020     Definitions. In this chapter the following words are used in the meaning given, unless the context clearly indicates another meaning:

"Disability" is short for the statutory term "the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability," see WAC 162-04-010, except when it appears as part of the full term.

An "able worker with a disability" is a person whose disability does not prevent the proper performance of the particular job in question.

"'Dog guide' means a dog that is trained for the purpose of guiding blind persons or a dog that is trained for the purpose of assisting hearing impaired persons."

"'Service animal' means an animal that is trained for the purpose of assisting or accommodating a disabled person's sensory, mental, or physical disability."

[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.60.120(3) and 1997 c 271. 98-08-035, 162-22-020, filed 3/23/98, effective 4/23/98; Order 23, 162-22-020, filed 7/21/75.]