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Standards

Construction Industry (29 CFR 1926)

General Industry (29 CFR 1910)

Federal Registers
Industry Consensus Standards
  • ANSI/ASSE A10.48-2016 Criteria for Safety Practices with the Construction, Demolition, Modification and Maintenance of Communication Structures.
    • This standard establishes minimum criteria for safe work practices and training for personnel performing work on communication structures including antenna and antenna supporting structures, broad-cast and other similar structures supporting communication related equipment. ASSE Tech Brief (October 2016). More details and Table of Contents.
  • ANSI/TIA-322 (August 2016), Loading Criteria, Analysis, and Design Related to the Installation, Alteration and Maintenance of Communication Structures. Revises and redacts TIA's original 1019-A standard which was first published in 2012.
  • TIA-222-G (August 2016) Structural Standard for Antenna Supporting Structures and Antennas (August 2016)

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