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The city of Arlington resides in the state of Virginia and Virginia has an approved OSHA State Plan called VOSH. Regarding fall protection, VOSH refers to OSHA CFR 2019 for all applicable fall protection requirements.
Along with VOSH, the city of Arlington follows the International Fire Code (IFC) with some amendments. The amendments focus on a variety of things, but very few affect the standards surrounding fall protection.
Understanding Arlington Fall Protection Requirements
OSHA Standard Interpretation - Do I follow OSHA or local building code in Arlington?
OSHA 1910.5(c)(1) - What OSHA code applies in Arlington?
IFC 1015.2 - Where is guardrail required in Arlington?
IFC 1015.2 - At what height do I need fall protection or guardrail in Arlington?
VOSH I.A. - What can a guardrail be made out of in Arlington?
IFC 1015.3 - How tall does rooftop guardrail need to be in Arlington?
VOSH I.A. - How far apart can guardrail posts be in Arlington?
OSHA 1926.502(b)(2) - Do I need a mid-rail in Arlington?
OSHA 1910.29(k) - When do I need a toeboard in Arlington?
OSHA 1926.502(b)(3) - What are the load requirements for rooftop railing in Arlington?
VOSH I.A. - Can I use a non-penetrating guardrail in Arlington?
IFC 1014 - Can guardrail serve as handrail in Arlington?
IFC 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 Arlington?
IFC 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 Arlington?
OSHA 1926.501(b)(4)(i) - When is protection required when falling through a hole in Arlington?
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