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Section G-2
Hand Rails - Perimeter Protection

The General Contractor should be responsible for perimeter protection, including any openings. Any removal and/or replacing of hand rails would be the responsibility of the Contractor performing the work requiring the removal of the hand rail.*

* In all cases, where safety issues are involved, care must be taken to follow the prevailing governmental regulations of any agency having jurisdiction of the matter.

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Glossary Terms for the Best Practices Guide

History of Recommendation:
Reviewed July, 2010
Revised May, 1990
Reviewed May, 1987
Revised December, 1986
Approved October, 1977

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