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1926.760 Fall Protection
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Except as provided by paragraph (a)(3) of this section, each employee engaged in a steel erection activity who is on a walking/working surface with an unprotected side or edge more than 15 feet (4.6 m) above a lower level shall be protected from fall hazards by guardrail systems, safety net systems, personal fall arrest systems, positioning device systems or fall restraint systems.
On multi-story structures, perimeter safety cables shall be installed at the final interior and exterior perimeters of the floors as soon as the metal decking has been installed.
Be protected in accordance with paragraph (a)(1) of this section from fall hazards of more than two stories or 30 feet (9.1 m) above a lower level, whichever is less;
Be provided, at heights over 15 and up to 30 feet above a lower level, with a personal fall arrest system, positioning device system or fall restraint system and wear the equipment necessary to be able to be tied off; or be provided with other means of protection from fall hazards in accordance with paragraph (a)(1) of this section.
Each employee working at the leading edge in a CDZ shall be protected from fall hazards of more than two stories or 30 feet (9.1 m), whichever is less.
Access to a CDZ shall be limited to only those employees engaged in leading edge work.
The boundaries of a CDZ shall be designated and clearly marked. The CDZ shall not be more than 90 feet (27.4 m) wide and 90 (27.4 m) feet deep from any leading edge. The CDZ shall be marked by the use of control lines or the equivalent. Examples of acceptable procedures for demarcating CDZ's can be found in Appendix D to this subpart.
Each employee working in a CDZ shall have completed CDZ training in accordance with § 1926.761.
Unsecured decking in a CDZ shall not exceed 3,000 square feet (914.4 m2).
Final deck attachments and installation of shear connectors shall not be performed in the CDZ.
Perimeter safety cables shall meet the criteria for guardrail systems in § 1926.502 (see Appendix G).
Has directed the steel erector to leave the fall protection in place; and
Has inspected and accepted control and responsibility of the fall protection prior to authorizing persons other than steel erectors to work in the area.
[66 FR 5272, Jan. 18, 2001]
[66 FR 5272, Jan. 18, 2001]
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