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Warning Line System Installation

May 10, 2020 - May 11, 2020

The warning line system shall consist of ropes, wires, or chains, and supporting stanchions (29 CFR 1926.502(f)(2)). The warning line system shall: ? be erected not less than 6 feet (1.8 m) from the roof edge (29 CFR 1926.502(f)(1) (i)); not less than 10 feet when mechanical equipment is used (29 CFR 1926.502(f)(1)(ii));
? be flagged at least every 6 feet with highvisibility material (29 CFR 1926.502(f)(2)(i));
? be no less than 34 inches (.9 m) and no more than 39 inches (1.0 m) from the walking/ working surface (29 CFR 1926.502(f)(2)(ii));
? be capable of resisting a force of at least 16 pounds (71 N) without tipping over (29 CFR 1926.502(f)(2)(iii));
? have a minimum tensile strength of 500 pounds (2.22 kN) (29 CFR 1926.502(f)(2)(iv));
? be attached in such a way that pulling on the line will not result in slack being taken up in adjacent sections before the stanchion tips over (29 CFR 1926.502(f)(2)(v)).


May 10, 2020
May 11, 2020
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