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The city of Indianapolis resides in the state of Indiana and Indiana has an approved OSHA State Plan called IOSHA. Regarding fall protection, IOSHA refers to OSHA CFR 2019 for all applicable fall protection requirements.
Along with IOSHA, the city of Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis Fall Protection Requirements
OSHA Standard Interpretation - Do I follow OSHA or local building code in Indianapolis?
OSHA 1910.5(c)(1) - What OSHA code applies in Indianapolis?
IBC 1015.2 - Where is guardrail required in Indianapolis?
IBC 1015.2 - At what height do I need fall protection or guardrail in Indianapolis?
OSHA 1910.29 - What can a guardrail be made out of in Indianapolis?
IBC 1015.3 - How tall does rooftop guardrail need to be in Indianapolis?
OSHA 1926 Subpart M App B - How far apart can guardrail posts be in Indianapolis?
OSHA 1910.29(b)(2) - Do I need a mid-rail in Indianapolis?
OSHA 1910.29(k) - When do I need a toeboard in Indianapolis?
IBC 1607.8.1 - What are the load requirements for rooftop railing in Indianapolis?
OSHA 1910.29(b) - Can I use a non-penetrating guardrail in Indianapolis?
IBC 1014 - Can guardrail serve as handrail in Indianapolis?
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 Indianapolis?
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 Indianapolis?
OSHA 1910.28(b)(3) - When is protection required when falling through a hole in Indianapolis?
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