UpCodes logo
Go To Full Code Chapter
1910.68(b)(9)(i) Construction
The floor opening at each landing shall be guarded on sides not used for entrance or exit by a wall, a railing and toeboard or by panels of wire mesh of suitable strength.
1910.68(b)(9)(ii) Height and Location
Such rails or guards shall be at least 42 inches in height on the up-running side and 66 inches on the down-running side.

Related Code Sections

1910.268(o)(1) Special Industries, Guarding Manholes and Street Openings
When covers of manholes or vaults are removed, the opening shall be promptly guarded by a railing, temporary cover, or other suitable temporary ...