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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.

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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