- Part Number:1926
- Part Number Title:SAFETY AND HEALTH REGULATIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION
- Subpart:1926 Subpart H
- Subpart Title:Materials Handling, Storage, Use, and Disposal
- Standard Number:
- Title:General requirements for storage.
- GPO Source:
The weight of stored materials on floors within buildings and structures shall not exceed maximum safe load limits.
Employers shall conspicuously post maximum safe load limits of floors within buildings and structures, in pounds per square foot, in all storage areas, except when the storage area is on a floor or slab on grade. Posting is not required for storage areas in all single-family residential structures and wood-framed multi-family residential structures.
Housekeeping. Storage areas shall be kept free from accumulation of materials that constitute hazards from tripping, fire, explosion, or pest harborage. Vegetation control will be exercised when necessary.
Dockboards (bridge plates).
[44 FR 8577, Feb. 9, 1979; 44 FR 20940, Apr. 6, 1979, as amended at 49 FR 18295, Apr. 30, 1984; 54 FR 24334, June 7, 1989; 58 FR 35173, June 30, 1993; 59 FR 40729, Aug. 9, 1994; 61 FR 5510, Feb. 13, 1996; 84 FR 21577, May 14, 2019]