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| Standard Number:||1926.500|
January 9, 1979
MEMORANDUM FOR: ALFRED BARDEN
REGIONAL ADMINISTRATOR REGION II
THRU: DONALD E. MACKENZIE Field Coordinator
FROM: IRVING WEISBLATT Acting Director, Federal Compliance and State Programs
SUBJECT: Use of Steel Banding as Guardrails
Normally steel bands are not acceptable as top rails or intermediate rails of a guardrail system because the edges of the bands constitute a potential hazard to hands and other portions of the body exposed to the bands. However, steel bands with sufficient strength to meet design criteria and with the edges protected are acceptable as rails.
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