Federal Codes

United States Department of Labor, Federal OSHA, Standards 29 CFR

1910 Subpart D, 1910.23 (Guarding floor and wall openings and holes)
1910 Subpart F, 1910.66 (Powered Platforms for Building Maintenance)

1910.66 Appendix A – (Guidelines)
1910.66 Appendix B – (Exhibits)
1910.66 Appendix C – (Personal Fall Arrest System)
1910.66 Appendix D – (Existing Installations)

1910 Subpart F, 1910.67 (Vehicle-mounted elevating and rotating work platform)
1926 Subpart L (Scaffolds)
1926 Subpart M (Fall Protection)

California Codes

California Department of Industrial Relations

California Labor Codes

CA Codes (lab_7325-7332)


California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Subchapter 7, General Industrial Safety Orders

Article 1. Definitions
Section 3207. Definitions.
Article 2. Standard Specifications (Sections 3211- 3239 omitted)
Section 3209. Standard Guardrails.
Section 3210. Guardrails at Elevated Locations.
Section 3211. Wall Openings.
Section 3212. Floor Openings, Floor Holes and Roofs.
Article 5. Window Cleaning
Section 3281. Definitions.
Section 3282. General Requirements for All Window Cleaning Operations
Section 3283. Anchors and Fittings.
Section 3284. Window Cleaner’s Belts, Safety Belts, Harnesses etc.
Section 3285. Suspended Scaffolds.
Section 3286. Manual Boatswain’s Chairs and Controlled Descent Apparatuses
Section 3287. Ladders.
Section 3288. Rolling Scaffolds.
Section 3289. Tools.
Section 3290. Prohibited Equipment.
Section 3291. Special Design Considerations–Permanent
Appendix A to Article 5.
Article 6. Powered Platforms and Equipment for Building Maintenance
Section 3292. General.
Section 3293. Definitions.
Section 3294. Powered Platform Installations–Affected
Section 3295. Powered Platform Installations–Equipment.
Section 3296. Inspection and Tests.
Section 3297. Maintenance.
Section 3298. Operations.
Section 3299. Personal Fall Protection.
Appendix A to Article 6.
Appendix B to Article 6.
Appendix C to Article 6.
Appendix D to Article 6. Existing Installations (Mandatory)


California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders

Article 24. Fall Protection
Section 1669. General.
Section 1670. Personal Fall Arrest Systems, Personal Fall Restraint Systems and Positioning Devices.
Section 1671. Safety Nets.
Section 1671.1. Fall Protection Plan.
Section 1671.2. Controlled Access Zones and Safety Monitoring Systems.
Section 1672. Tests. (Repealed)

Nationally Recognized Standards

International Window Cleaning Association, ANSI/IWCA I-14.1-2001
(Window Cleaning Safety Standard)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME A120.1-2008
(Safety Requirements for Powered Platforms and Traveling Ladders and Gantries for Building Maintenance)

Scaffold Industry Association, ANSI/SIA A92.6
(Self-Propelled Elevating Work Platforms)

American Society of Safety Engineers, ANSI/ASSE Z359 (Fall Protection Code Package)