Helping to Keep Your Workers Safe with Fall Protection Systems and Equipment
The city of Buffalo resides in the state of New York and New York 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 Buffalo follows the New York State Building Code (NYSBC). NYSBC adheres to the International Building Code standards, but applies amendments that are relevant to the state.
Understanding Buffalo Fall Protection Requirements
OSHA Standard Interpretation - Do I follow OSHA or local building code in Buffalo?
OSHA 1910.5(c)(1) - What OSHA code applies in Buffalo?
NYSBC 1015.2 - Where is guardrail required in Buffalo?
NYSBC 1015.2 - At what height do I need fall protection or guardrail in Buffalo?
OSHA 1910.29 - What can a guardrail be made out of in Buffalo?
NYSBC 1015.3 - How tall does rooftop guardrail need to be in Buffalo?
OSHA 1926 Subpart M App B - How far apart can guardrail posts be in Buffalo?
OSHA 1926.502(b)(2) - Do I need a mid-rail in Buffalo?
OSHA 1910.29(k) - When do I need a toeboard in Buffalo?
NYSBC 1607.8.1.1 - What are the load requirements for rooftop railing in Buffalo?
OSHA 1910.29(b) - Can I use a non-penetrating guardrail in Buffalo?
NYSBC 1014 - Can guardrail serve as handrail in Buffalo?
NYSBC 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 Buffalo?
NYSBC 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 Buffalo?
OSHA 1926.501(b)(4)(i) - When is protection required when falling through a hole in Buffalo?
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