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Elevated Surfaces Checklist

____ Are signs posted, when appropriate, showing elevated floor load capacity?

____ Are elevated surfaces (more than four feet above the floor or ground) provided with standard guardrails?

____ Are all elevated surfaces (beneath which people or machinery could be exposed with fall objects) provided with standard toe boards?

____ Is a permanent means of access/egress provided to elevated work surfaces?

____ Is material on elevated surfaces piled, stacked, or racked in a manner to prevent tipping, falling, collapsing, rolling, or spreading?

____ Are dock boards or bridge plates used when transferring materials between docks and trucks or railcars?

____ When in use, are dock boards or bridge plates secured in place?