Specifications & Regulations

All safety products from Garlock Safety Systems pass stringent OSHA safety standards. OSHA and ANSI are the two governing government bodies that set performance standards for safety equipment and personnel. All products we build have documented testing from independent testing authorities – some even have multiple test reports.

OSHA Regulations

Guarding floor and wall openings and holes. – (Standards – 29 CFR) 1910.23
Scope, application, and definitions applicable to this subpart. – (Standards – 29 CFR) 1926.500
Duty to have fall protection. – (Standards – 29 CFR) 1926.501
Fall protection systems criteria and practices. – (Standards – 29 CFR) 1926.502
Warning Line Interpretation – May 12, 2000
Warning Line Interpretation – November 15, 2002
Warning Line Interpretation – January 3, 2005
Training requirements. – (Standards – 29 CFR) 1926.503
Purposed rules – (Fall Protection Systems – May 24, 2010)
Skylight guarding requirements – 1910.23(a)(4)


1620. Design of Temporary Railing
1621. Railings and Toeboards
1633. Elevator Shafts to Be Guarded
3209. Standard Guardrails
3210. Guardrails at Elevated Locations
3211. Wall Openings
3212. Floor Openings, Floor Holes and Roofs
3213. Service Pits and Yard Surface Openings
3214. Stair Rails and Handrails

Other Helpful OSHA Safety Information

Safety and Health Topics on Fall Protection
OSHA – Duty to Have Fall Protection
OSHA Roof Top Fall Protection
Guarding Floor and Wall Openings and Holes
Canadian OSHA 

OSHA Fall Protection Videos