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Intro to OSHA Congress made in 1970 General Duty Clause 5(a)(1) Subpart H – Rigging Equipment Wire rope: can’t be used if any length of 8 dia. Exceeds 10% of total # of wires. Calculating load on sling legs: Divide load by number of sling legs = Y Length of sling leg/height from load to hook = X X * Y = load on leg Scaffolding 2 of 3 workers use everyday 4,500 injuries, 50 deaths every year. $90 million in work days lost. Any temporary elevated platform Parts: base plate, mud sills, top rail, mid rail, toe board, runner, bearer, end rails or barriers Fall protection @ 10’ for supported scaffolding Top rail 42” (+/- 3”) Mid Rail 21” (+/- 3”) Toe Board 3.5” Platform must not be greater than 14” from face of work surface Each end of plank must rest on separate supported surface Overlap platforms 6” over supports Height: no more than 4x its minimum base dim. Unless ties or braces are used. Platforms have to support 4x max. intended load. Platforms must be 18” wide A means of access must be in place @ 2’ or higher. Subpart D – Environmental Controls 20 or less = 1 toilet, 20 or more = 1 toilet 1 urinal per 40, 200 or more, 1 toilet 1 urinal per 50 workers. 8 hour day = 90 decibels, 1 hr = 105 Light greater than 0.005 watts (5 milliwatts) needs anti-laser protection General const. area lighting = 5 ft. candles Acute short, chronic long
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2008 for the course CCEV 625 taught by Professor Edic during the Spring '08 term at Wentworth Institute of Technology.

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