Unprotected sides and edges. Each employee on a walking/working surface (horizontal and vertical surface) with an unprotected side or edge which is 6 feet (1.8 m) or more above a lower level shall be protected from falling by the use of guardrail systems, safety net systems, or personal fall arrest systems.
What is the standard height for fall protection in construction?
OSHA requires that fall protection be provided at elevations of four feet in general industry workplaces, five feet in shipyards, six feet in the construction industry and eight feet in longshoring operations.
At what height do you need fall protection on a ladder?
Fixed ladders: fall protection must be provided for employees climbing or working on fixed ladders above 24 feet.
What is the minimum height for working at heights?
It's often assumed that you have to be working over 2 meters to be classed as 'working at height', but this isn't correct. Working at height could in fact be at any place where, if precautions aren't taken, a person could fall a distance which could cause a personal injury.
What is the height of a consumer unit Part M?
Consumer units should be mounted so that the switches are 1350-1450mm above floor level.
In which title of the CFR will you find the OSHA standards?
OSHA standards are published in Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and are divided into separate standards for General Industry, Construction, and Maritime.