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The city of Anchorage resides in the state of Alaska and Alaska has an approved OSHA State Plan called AKOSH. Regarding fall protection, AKOSH refers to OSHA CFR 2019 for all applicable fall protection requirements.
Along with AKOSH, the city of Anchorage 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 Anchorage Fall Protection Requirements
OSHA Standard Interpretation - Do I follow OSHA or local building code in Anchorage?
OSHA 1910.5(c)(1) - What OSHA code applies in Anchorage?
IBC 1013.2 - Where is guardrail required in Anchorage?
IBC 1013.2 - At what height do I need fall protection or guardrail in Anchorage?
OSHA 1910.29 - What can a guardrail be made out of in Anchorage?
IBC 1013.3 - How tall does rooftop guardrail need to be in Anchorage?
OSHA 1926 Subpart M App B - How far apart can guardrail posts be in Anchorage?
OSHA 1910.29(b)(2) - Do I need a mid-rail in Anchorage?
OSHA 1910.29(k) - When do I need a toeboard in Anchorage?
IBC 1607.8.1.1 - What are the load requirements for rooftop railing in Anchorage?
OSHA 1910.29(b) - Can I use a non-penetrating guardrail in Anchorage?
IBC 1012 - Can guardrail serve as handrail in Anchorage?
IBC 1013.7 - If my rooftop is lower than 22 feet but I have a roof hatch close to the edge, do I need rooftop railing in Anchorage?
IBC 1013.2 - If my rooftop is lower than 22 feet but I have mechanical equipment close to the edge, do I need rooftop railing in Anchorage?
OSHA 1910.28(b)(3) - When is protection required when falling through a hole in Anchorage?
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