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