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Update to OSHA Requirements for Fall Protection

OSHA has updated their general requirements for Section 1910.29: Fall Protection Systems and Falling Object Protection — Criteria and Practices. The most significant change is noted in Section 1910.29(f)(2) which now notes “Finger clearance. The minimum clearance between handrail and any other object is 2.25 inches (5.7 cm).” This is in keeping with requirements of NFPA […]

Glass Railing Breakages in the News

In doing my presentations about building codes, I often touch on a rash of spontaneous glass breakage issues that occurred in 2010 and 2011. US Glass put out a great article covering this in their October 2011 issue. It’s worth reading if you are doing anything with glass railing. Click here to view.

Kee Klamp Technical Specifications

The Kee Klamp Fittings The simple but effective engineering principle of the Kee Klamp Fitting is the foundation of the most versatile pipe connection system available.There are many variations of fitting to suit wide-ranging applications, providing the versatility to achieve virtually any structural configuration.Kee Klamp fittings are generally made from cast iron* and are manufactured […]

Structural Information Related to Interna-Rail® Aluminum Railing

INTERNA-RAIL®: Interna-Rail is uniquely designed for easy assembly and superior strength. The all-mechanical assembly requires no welding. TEE CONNECTIONS: Interna-Rail’s tee connections feature a threaded, tubular rivet that provides a more substantial thread engagement between the bolt and post. SPLICE CONNECTIONS: Splice connections make use of a set screw that tightens through the pipe wall […]

Choosing the Right Cable for Your Cable Railing

The Wagner Companies offers cable in five diferent diameters for our Cable Railing System: 1/8″, 3/16″, 1/4″, 5/16″, and 3/8″. For cable railings, you want to use a cable that is as rigid as possible and does not stretch. For most applications, we recommend 1 x 19 construction, type 316 stainless steel strand (cable). Other […]

Handrail Return Requirements

Handrail extensions must return to a wall, itself or the walking surface. Note: While it is a common practice to leave a gap between a wall return and the wall, some inspectors have rejected this as they consider it a return toward the wall and not a return to the wall.    

A Quick Introduction to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

The NFPA is a global organization devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards. The association delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus codes and standards. There are two NFPA documents which may apply to your application – NFPA 5000: Building Construction and Safety Code […]

Quick Introduction to The International Code Council

Most municipalities and local code bodies do not write code – they adopt model codes prepared by various code bodies. Historically, model codes were prepared by code bodies such as Building Officials Code Administrators International, Inc. (BOCA) – the National Building Code (NBC); Southern Building Code Congress International (SBCCI) – the Southern Building Code (SBC); […]

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LEGATO RAILING COLLECTION

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Lighted Railing Installation

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Cable Railing Installation

Learn about Ultra-tec® cable cutting, swaging measurements and how to install cable railing.

 

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