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The city of Lexington resides in the state of Kentucky and Kentucky has an approved OSHA State Plan called KY OSHA. Regarding fall protection, KY OSHA refers to OSHA CFR 2019 for all applicable fall protection requirements.
Along with KY OSHA, the city of Lexington follows the Kentucky Building Code (KHBC) and the International Building Code (IBC). KHBC adheres to the International Building Code standards, but applies amendments that are relevant to the state.
Understanding Lexington Fall Protection Requirements
OSHA Standard Interpretation - Do I follow OSHA or local building code in Lexington?
OSHA 1910.5(c)(1) - What OSHA code applies in Lexington?
IBC 1015.2 - Where is guardrail required in Lexington?
IBC 1015.2 - At what height do I need fall protection or guardrail in Lexington?
OSHA 1910.29 - What can a guardrail be made out of in Lexington?
KHBC 1015.3 - How tall does rooftop guardrail need to be in Lexington?
OSHA 1926 Subpart M App B - How far apart can guardrail posts be in Lexington?
OSHA 1926.502(b)(2) - Do I need a mid-rail in Lexington?
OSHA 1910.29(k) - When do I need a toeboard in Lexington?
IBC 1607.8.1.1 - What are the load requirements for rooftop railing in Lexington?
OSHA 1910.29(b) - Can I use a non-penetrating guardrail in Lexington?
IBC 1014 - Can guardrail serve as handrail in Lexington?
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 Lexington?
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 Lexington?
OSHA 1926.501(b)(4)(i) - When is protection required when falling through a hole in Lexington?
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