12 CRR-NY 23-1.15NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 12. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
CHAPTER I. INDUSTRIAL BOARD OF APPEALS
SUBCHAPTER A. THE INDUSTRIAL CODE
PART 23. PROTECTION IN CONSTRUCTION, DEMOLITION AND EXCAVATION OPERATIONS
SUBPART 23-1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
12 CRR-NY 23-1.15
12 CRR-NY 23-1.15
23-1.15 Safety railing.
Whenever required by this Part (rule), a safety railing shall consist as a minimum of an assembly constructed as follows:
(a) A two inch by four inch horizontal wooden hand rail, not less than 36 inches nor more than 42 inches above the walking level, securely supported by two inch by four inch vertical posts at intervals of not more than eight feet.
(b) A one inch by four inch horizontal midrail.
(c) A one inch by four inch toeboard except when such safety railing is installed at grade or ground level or is not adjacent to any opening, pit or other area which may be occupied by any person.
(d) The hand rail of every safety railing shall be smooth and free from splinters and protruding nails.
(e) Other material or construction may be used for safety railings required by this Part (rule) provided such assemblies have equivalent strength and assure equivalent safety.
12 CRR-NY 23-1.15
Current through April 15, 2021
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