12 CRR-NY 23-1.23NY-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 23-1.23
12 CRR-NY 23-1.23
23-1.23 Earth ramps and runways.
(a) Construction.
Earth ramps and runways shall be constructed of suitable soil, gravel, stone or similar embankment material. Such material shall be placed in layers not exceeding three feet in depth and each such layer shall be properly compacted except where an earth ramp or runway consists of undisturbed material. Earth ramp and runway surfaces shall be maintained free from potholes, soft spots or excessive uneveness.
(b) Slope.
Earth ramps and runways shall have maximum slopes of one in four (equivalent to 25 percent maximum grades).
(c) Earth ramps and runways used by motor trucks.
Earth ramps and runways constructed for use by motor trucks or heavier vehicles shall be at least 12 feet in width if used only for single lane traffic or shall be at least 24 feet in width if used for two lane traffic. Such ramps and runways shall be provided with timber curbing at least 10 inches by 10 inches full size securely pinned to the ramps or runways by steel rods, with beams at least two and one-half feet in height or with equivalent barriers along the sides.
(d) Earth ramps and runways used by persons.
Earth ramps and runways used by persons with or without wheelbarrows, power buggies, hand carts or hand trucks shall be at least 48 inches in width. Such ramps and runways more than four feet above the adjacent ground, grade or equivalent level shall be provided with safety railings constructed and installed in compliance with this Part (rule). The total rise of any continuous ramp or runway used by persons with or without wheelbarrows, power buggies, hand carts or hand trucks shall not exceed 12 feet unless such rise is broken by a horizontal section at least four feet in length every 50 feet.
12 CRR-NY 23-1.23
Current through April 15, 2021
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