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Start:Aug 06, 2020

Duration:5 Minute(s)

Goal: this Cognitive Trail will increase the ability to apply Cal/OSHA safety standards for the construction industry.

Description: This Navitent will increase the successfulness of applying OSHA's safety standards. This information was taken from Cal/OSHA Pocket Guide f ... Read More

Summary: Safety Made Simple

Step 1

The next Steps cover Cal/OSHA safety regulations for Toeboards. Where appropriate, we have referenced the code from Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.

The topics we will cover in this Navitent are:

-Where Toeboards Are Required

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Step 2

Where Toeboards Are Required

Toeboards must be provided on all open sides and ends of railed scaffolds at locations where persons are required to work or to pass under the scaffold and at all interior floor, roof, and shaft openings. 1621(b)

Step 3


Specifications for toeboards are as follows:

-A toeboard must be securely fastened at a minimum of 4 inches (nominal) in height from its top edge to the level of the floor, platform, runway, or ramp. A toeboard must have not more than a 1/4 inch clearance above the floor level. It may be made of any substantial material, either solid or with openings not more than 1 inch in greatest dimension. 1621(b)

-Where material is piled to such a height that a standard toeboard does not provide protection, paneling or screening from floor to intermediate rail or top rail shall be provided. 1621(c)

Step 4

How much did this Navitent help you to understand the Cal/OSHA safety regulations for Toeboards, including:

-Where Toeboards Are Required

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