Fasteners and Specifications
OSHA Regulations (Standards – 29 CFR)
Guardrail Systems – Non-Mandatory Guidelines for Complying with 1926.502 (b) – 1926 Subpart M App B states that for wood railings:
…(1) For wood railings: Wood components shall be minimum 1500 lb-ft/in.
(2) fiber (stress grade) construction grade lumber; the posts shall be at least 2-inch by 4-inch (5 cm x 10 cm) lumber spaced not more than 8 feet (2.4 m) apart on centers; the top rail shall be at least 2-inch by 4-inch (5 cm x 10 cm) lumber, the intermediate rail shall be at least a standard 2-inch by 4-inch lumber. All lumber dimensions are nominal sizes as provided by the American Softwood Lumber Standards, dated January 1970…
Securing Smart Post with Subfloor Types
(WARNING CHECK WITH FASTENER COMPANY FOR PROPER FASTNERS FOR SUBFLOOR THAT POST ARE BEING MOUNTED TO)
For Concrete Applications (3000 lb.) use: 4 – Titen HD Simpson Strong-Tie® anchoring system and 4- 3/8 x 2-3/4 inch imbedded depth with fender washers per Smart Post.
For Wood I-Beam Joists use: 4 – 3/8 x 2 inch lag bolts per Smart Post.