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- Subject: Re: Handrails...
- From: "vicpeng" <vicpeng(--nospam--at)telus.net>
- Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2005 13:06:52 -0800
It came both ways.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2005 12:59
Subject: RE: Handrails...
Thor - I think some of my messages to the list are getting lost
so if you get this directly but not through the list could I
get you to
reply directly to me? Thanks.
BTW, do you guys across the border make a (structural)
between "handrails" and "guardrails"?
A guardrail is
something to keep you from falling into a hole.
A handrail is something
you grab, and it can be attached to a wall, part of
the structure, or to
the front of a guardrail. In most situations the top
rail of a
guardrail is also considered to be a handrail.
A guardrail must resist
a 200 lb point load at any point in any direction.
has a 20plf load in residences and 50plf load in other
Since a guardrail usually has a handrail attached to it, it
resist the handrail loads.
To go back a few posts, I was at a seminar
on the OSHA rules on steel
erection (Subpart "R") last night. Part of
the discussion was on
guardrails, and the "expert" there mentioned that
OSHA sets a maximum
deflection of 2". I don't know which Subpart sets
this limit, but I do know
that it isn't "R".
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