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The employer must ensure each grab handle:
Is not less than 12 inches (30 cm) long;
Is mounted to provide at least 3 inches (8 cm) of clearance from the framing or opening; and
Is capable of withstanding a maximum horizontal pull-out force equal to two times the maximum intended load or 200 pounds (890 N), whichever is greater.

[81 FR 82994-82998, Nov. 18, 2016]

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