- Part Number:1915
- Part Number Title:Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Shipyard Employment
- Subpart:1915 Subpart E
- Subpart Title:Scaffolds, Ladders and Other Working Surfaces
- Standard Number:
- Title:Guarding of deck openings and edges.
- GPO Source:
When employees are exposed to unguarded edges of decks, platforms, flats, and similar flat surfaces, more than 5 feet above a solid surface, the edges shall be guarded by adequate guardrails meeting the requirements of § 1915.71(j) (1) and (2), unless the nature of the work in progress or the physical conditions prohibit the use or installation of such guardrails.
Gratings, walkways, and catwalks, from which sections or ladders have been removed, shall be barricaded with adequate guardrails.
[47 FR 16986, Apr. 20, 1982; 67 FR 44542, July 3, 2002]