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Start:Dec 07, 2019

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 Ramps and Runways. 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:

-General Requirements
-Foot Ramps
-Wheelbarrow Ramps and Runways

After each of the next Steps, select the 'successful' response to indicate that you have read and understand the Step.

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Step 2

General Requirements

-Ramps must be properly designed to provide a safe means of access for foot or vehicle traffic. 1623, 1624, 1625

-Open sides of ramps that are 7 1/2 feet or more above ground must have standard guardrails. 1621(a)

Step 3

Foot Ramps

-Foot ramps must be at least 20 inches wide and must be secured and supported to avoid deflection or springing action. 1624(a)

-If the ramp slope exceeds 2 feet of rise for every 10 feet of run, cleats must be 8 inches or more in length and must be placed not more than 16 inches apart. 1624

Step 4

Wheelbarrow Ramps and Runways

-Wheelbarrow ramps and runways must be firmly secured against displacement. 1624(c)

-Ramps more than 3 feet high must be 30 inches wide, and planks must be firmly cleated together. 1623

-Falsework design loads must be increased by 10 pounds per square foot (psf) for worker-propelled carts. 1717(a)

Step 5

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

-General Requirements
-Foot Ramps
-Wheelbarrow Ramps and Runways

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