Tag: star wars

Darth Vader’s Guide To Railings

 In a galaxy, far, far away — OSHA does not apply As an area not open to the public, this railing would have been subject to inspection by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) which would have required both a mid-rail and a toe board. Neither is included. I would expect this is outside […]

May the Fourth Be With You

As we celebrate “Star Wars” day, I present to you one of my favorite railing photos. I’ve mentioned before how I tend to see railings everywhere — in particular in movies and television. This particular one makes me laugh for two reasons. First is that as an area not open to the general public, this […]

Why There Are No Handrails in “Star Wars”?

As I go around the country and do presentations on building codes relating to railing, I show some photos at the end indicative of my critiques of railings I see in the world and on film/tv. For instance, I display this photo: Clearly, the Death Star is beyond the reach of OSHA since there is […]


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