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RE: handrail vert. spacing

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Maximum post spacing for OSHA guardrails using pipe railings is 8-ft on
center. Post and rails must be able to withstand a 200 lb load at the top
rail, so post spacing also depends upon materials used. 

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> From: Mark Trimble [mailto:trimbleml(--nospam--at)kjww.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2001 9:53 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE:handrail vert. spacing
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> I am being asked as a structural engineer to comply with OSHA 
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> handrail vert. spacing.  we have it designed at 6 feet on 
> center.  the work
> from the steel bidders is 5 foot max.  any comments?
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> From: JRHarris(--nospam--at)ix.netcom.com [mailto:JRHarris(--nospam--at)ix.netcom.com]
> Sent: Friday, February 23, 2001 3:47 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Design of steel canopies
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