Helping to Keep Your Workers Safe with Fall Protection Systems and Equipment
The city of Austin resides in the state of Texas and Texas abides by the Federal OSHA CFR 2019 rules when it comes to fall protection.
As well as adhering to the OSHA guidelines, the city of Austin 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 Austin Fall Protection Requirements
OSHA Standard Interpretation - Do I follow OSHA or local building code in Austin?
OSHA 1910.5(c)(1) - What OSHA code applies in Austin?
IBC 1015.2 - Where is guardrail required in Austin?
IBC 1015.2 - At what height do I need fall protection or guardrail in Austin?
OSHA 1910.29 - What can a guardrail be made out of in Austin?
IBC 1015.3 - How tall does rooftop guardrail need to be in Austin?
OSHA 1926 Subpart M App B - How far apart can guardrail posts be in Austin?
OSHA 1910.29(b)(2) - Do I need a mid-rail in Austin?
OSHA 1910.29(k) - When do I need a toeboard in Austin?
IBC 1607.8.1.1 - What are the load requirements for rooftop railing in Austin?
OSHA 1910.29(b) - Can I use a non-penetrating guardrail in Austin?
IBC 1014 - Can guardrail serve as handrail in Austin?
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 Austin?
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 Austin?
OSHA 1910.28(b)(3) - When is protection required when falling through a hole in Austin?
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