Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Slide 7


Title: 1926.450 – Major Points

Type: Text Slide


  • 10 foot trigger height for fall protection on scaffolds
  • 36 inch minimum guardrail height where fall arrest systems are primary fall protection
  • 38 inch minimum guardrail height where guardrail is primary fall protection
  • Provides for use of cross-bracing as guardrail under certain conditions, in lieu of either a mid-rail or a top-rail
  • Requires after 1 year, that competent person determines feasibility of providing fall protection for built-up scaffold erectors and dismantlers
Back to Top

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.