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