- Part Number:1917
- Part Number Title:MARINE TERMINALS
- Subpart:1917 Subpart F
- Subpart Title:Terminal Facilities
- Standard Number:
- Title:Guarding of edges.
- GPO Source:
Toeboards. Toeboards shall be provided when employees below could be exposed to falling objects such as tools. Toeboards shall be at least 3½ inches (8.9 cm) in height from top edge to floor level, and be capable of withstanding a force of 50 pounds (222 N) applied in any direction. Drainage clearance under toeboards is permitted.
Stair railings shall be capable of withstanding a force of at least 200 pounds (890 N) applied in any direction, and shall not be more than 36 inches (0.91 m) nor less than 32 inches (0.81 m) in height from the upper top rail surface to the tread surface in line with the leading edge of the tread. Railings and midrails shall be provided at any stairway having four or more risers, as follows:
[62 FR 40141, July 25, 1997; 65 FR 40941, June 30, 2000]