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The city of Seattle resides in the state of Washington and Washington has an approved OSHA State Plan called WISHA. Regarding fall protection, WISHA refers to OSHA CFR 2019 for all applicable fall protection requirements.
Along with WISHA, the city of Seattle follows the Seattle Building Code (STBC). The STBC adheres to the International Building Code standards, but applies amendments that are relevant to the city.
Understanding Seattle Fall Protection Requirements
OSHA Standard Interpretation - Do I follow OSHA or local building code in Seattle?
OSHA 1910.5(c)(1) - What OSHA code applies in Seattle?
STBC 1015.2 - Where is guardrail required in Seattle?
STBC 1015.2 - At what height do I need fall protection or guardrail in Seattle?
OSHA 1910.29 - What can a guardrail be made out of in Seattle?
STBC 1015.3 - How tall does rooftop guardrail need to be in Seattle?
OSHA 1926 Subpart M App B - How far apart can guardrail posts be in Seattle?
OSHA 1910.29(b)(2) - Do I need a mid-rail in Seattle?
OSHA 1910.29(k) - When do I need a toeboard in Seattle?
STBC 1607.8.1.1 - What are the load requirements for rooftop railing in Seattle?
OSHA 1910.29(b) - Can I use a non-penetrating guardrail in Seattle?
STBC 1014 - Can guardrail serve as handrail in Seattle?
STBC 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 Seattle?
STBC 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 Seattle?
OSHA 1910.28(b)(3) - When is protection required when falling through a hole in Seattle?
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