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Interpretation Help for Handrails

Question asked by yvaliente on Jan 22, 2018
Latest reply on Jan 30, 2018 by yvaliente

We are a long term care facility in Maryland and I want to be sure I am providing the proper guidance regarding bedrails and following the appropriate standards.


NFPA 2012 (is our guide) versus IBC 2015 407.4.3 (not sure if this is a better guide)

IBC appears to provide an exception for handrail projections, not more than 1 1/2 inches.


Any thoughts?