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Bruce,

        I think you had better check your friendly neighbourhood Occupational Health and Safety department for the applicable state.  In Canada, at least, every province has a slightly different rule for this (They are all good, mind you; but they are not all the same).

Regards,

H. Daryl Richardson

Bruce Holcomb wrote:

> There was a recent thread regarding handrail diameter requirements.  I can't find the thread now... does anybody remember it?  I believe that the response included a note that the ADA defines the 1 1/2" max size to be a nominal size... 1.9" O.D. is ok.  Is that correct?
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