Wash. Admin. Code § 296-79-110 - Elevated runways and ramps used by vehicles

(1) Runways and ramps must:
(a) Be cleated, grooved, rough surfaced, or covered with a material that will minimize the danger of skidding; and
(b) Not have a maximum incline exceeding 20° from horizontal if used for wheeled equipment.
(2) Guarding exposed sides.
(a) Elevated ramps or runways used for the travel of wheeled equipment must have exposed sides guarded with a substantial bull rail or shear rail of sufficient height to prevent wheeled equipment from going over the rail.
(b) If elevated ramps or runways are used by pedestrians, standard guardrails must be installed on runways wherever the height exceeds 4 feet above the adjacent area in accordance with chapter 296-880 WAC, Unified safety standards for fall protection.


Wash. Admin. Code § 296-79-110
Amended by WSR 17-16-132, Filed 8/1/2017, effective 9/1/2017 Amended by WSR 20-12-091, Filed 6/2/2020, effective 10/1/2020

Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040 and 49.17.050. 99-16-083, § 296-79-110, filed 8/3/99, effective 11/3/99; Order 74-24, § 296-79-110, filed 5/6/74; Order 70-6, § 296-79-110, filed 7/10/70, effective 8/10/70.

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