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The city of Albuquerque resides in the state of New Mexico and New Mexico has an approved OSHA State Plan called NM OSHA. Regarding fall protection, NM OSHA refers to OSHA CFR 2019 for all applicable fall protection requirements.
Along with NM OSHA, the city of Albuquerque follows the International Building Code (IBC) along with some amendments. The amendments focus on a variety of things, but very few affect the standards surrounding fall protection.
Understanding Albuquerque Fall Protection Requirements
OSHA Standard Interpretation - Do I follow OSHA or local building code in Albuquerque?
OSHA 1910.5(c)(1) - What OSHA code applies in Albuquerque?
IBC 1015.2 - Where is guardrail required in Albuquerque?
IBC 1015.2 - At what height do I need fall protection or guardrail in Albuquerque?
OSHA 1910.29 - What can a guardrail be made out of in Albuquerque?
IBC 1015.3 - How tall does rooftop guardrail need to be in Albuquerque?
OSHA 1926 Subpart M App B - How far apart can guardrail posts be in Albuquerque?
OSHA 1926.502(b)(2) - Do I need a mid-rail in Albuquerque?
OSHA 1910.29(k) - When do I need a toeboard in Albuquerque?
IBC 1607.8.1.1 - What are the load requirements for rooftop railing in Albuquerque?
OSHA 1910.29(b) - Can I use a non-penetrating guardrail in Albuquerque?
IBC 1014 - Can guardrail serve as handrail in Albuquerque?
IBC 1015.2 - If my rooftop is lower than 22 feet but I have mechanical equipment close to the edge, do I need rooftop railing in Albuquerque?
IBC 1015.7 - If my rooftop is lower than 22 feet but I have a roof hatch close to the edge, do I need rooftop railing in Albuquerque?
OSHA 1926.501(b)(4)(i) - When is protection required when falling through a hole in Albuquerque?
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