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SECTION 11 81 29
HORIZONTAL FALL PROTECTION
 
 
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** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** 3M Fall Protection Business; horizontal fall protection.
This section is based on the products of 3M Fall Protection Business, which is located at:
3833 Sala Way
Red Wing, MN 55066-5005
Toll Free Tel: 800-328-6146
Tel: 651-388-8282
Fax: 651-388-5065
Email: request info (3Mfallprotectionbusiness@mmm.com)
Web: 3Mfallprotectionbusiness.com
[ Click Here ] for additional information.
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PART 1 GENERAL
 
1.1
SECTION INCLUDES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
A.
Horizontal fall protection including the following:
1.
Rooftop rail.
2.
Rooftop cable.
3.
Cable.
4.
Overhead cable.
5.
Unirail.
1.2
RELATED SECTIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
A.
Section 07 50 00 - Membrane Roofing.
B.
Section 07 62 00 - Sheet Metal Flashing and Trim.
C.
Section 07 71 13 - Manufactured Copings.
D.
Section 07 72 13 - Manufactured Curbs.
E.
Section 07 91 23 - Backer Rods.
1.3
REFERENCES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
A.
ANSI A10.32 - Personal Fall Protection Used in Construction and Demolition Operations.
B.
ANSI Z359.1 - Safety Requirements for Personal Fall Arrest Systems, Subsystems and Components
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Reference for cable system and rooftop cable system only. Delete reference if not required.
 
C.
ASTM A123 / A123M - Standard Specification for Zinc (Hot-Dip Galvanized) Coatings on Iron and Steel Products.
D.
ASTM A747/A747M - Standard Specification for Steel Castings, Stainless, Precipitation Hardening.
E.
ASTM A36 - Standard Specification for Carbon Structural Steel.
F.
ASTM A500 - Standard Specification for Cold-Formed Welded and Seamless Carbon Steel Structural Tubing in Rounds and Shapes.
G.
ASTM A666 - Standard Specification for Annealed or Cold-Worked Austenitic Stainless Steel Sheet, Strip, Plate, and Flat Bar.
H.
AWS D1.1/D1.1M - Structural Welding Code - Steel.
I.
CSA Z259.16 - Design of Active Fall Protection Systems.
J.
OSHA 1926.502 - Fall Prevention Systems and Criteria and Practices.
1.4
SUBMITTALS
A.
Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
B.
Product Data: Manufacturer's data and product information indicating the sizes, descriptions, capacities, test certifications, and other descriptive data showing in sufficient detail that the product complies with the contract requirements.
C.
Shop Drawings: For fabrication showing the complete fall protection system. Layout drawings of each system in relation to the supporting structure indicating the locations of properly labeled components.
D.
Installer's Certification: Furnish proof of installer's certification approval by manufacturer in the form of the installer's current certificate issued by the manufacture.
E.
Product Certificate: Containing the manufacturer's batch number on each individual component used in the systems.
F.
Qualifications Statement: For engineer performing delegated design.
G.
Systems Manual:
1.
Maintenance Procedures: Including parts list and maintenance requirements for all equipment.
2.
Operation Procedures: Indicating proper use of equipment for safe operation of the systems.
3.
Manufacturer's catalog data indicating the sizes, descriptions, capacities, test certifications, and other descriptive data showing sufficient detail that the product complies with the contract requirements.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** "Record Documents" and "Record Drawings" are legal terms defined by both AIA and EJCDC in their Contract Forms. These terms should be used rather than a colloquial term, such as "As Builts." If using Contract Forms and General Conditions provided by another organization, use the same terminology as the documents that will govern the work for this project.
 
H.
Record Documents: Include a copy of Record Drawings in the systems manual.
I.
Warranty: Submit manufacturer warranty and ensure that forms have been completed in Owner's name and registered with manufacturer.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Coordinate the delegated design requirements of this Section with Section 01 40 00 - Quality Requirements Quality Requirements. Delete if not required.
 
J.
Delegated-Design Submittal: For fall protection system, including analysis data signed and sealed by the qualified professional engineer responsible for their preparation.
1.5
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Manufacturer Qualifications: Minimum 5 year experience manufacturing similar products.
B.
Installer Qualifications: Minimum 2 year experience installing similar products, authorized, trained, and certified by manufacturer.
C.
Engineer for Delegated Design: Licensed in the jurisdiction and with a minimum of two years engineering fall protection systems.
D.
Coordination: Coordinate the installation of horizontal fall protection system with structural supports and finish materials.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include a mock-up if the project size and/or quality warrant taking such a precaution. The following is one example of how a mock-up on a large project might be specified. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider all the major different types of work on the project.
 
E.
Mock-Up: Provide a mock-up for evaluation of surface preparation techniques and application workmanship.
1.
Finish areas designated by Architect.
2.
Do not proceed with remaining work until workmanship is approved by Architect.
3.
Remodel mock-up area as required to produce acceptable work.
1.6
PRE-INSTALLATION MEETINGS
A.
Convene minimum two weeks prior to starting work of this section.
1.7
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A.
Deliver materials in manufacturer's original unopened packaging. Store materials in original protective packaging. Prevent soiling, physical damage, or moisture.
1.8
PROJECT CONDITIONS
A.
Coordinate layout and installation of framing and reinforcements for fall protection system anchors.
B.
Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's recommended limits.
1.9
SEQUENCING
A.
Ensure that products of this section are supplied to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction progress.
1.10
WARRANTY
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Coordinate the warranty requirements of this Section with Section 01 78 23.19 - Preventative Maintenance Instructions Closeout Submittals.
 
A.
Provide manufacturer's limited lifetime warranty.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
 
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
A.
Acceptable Manufacturer: 3M Fall Protection Business, which is located at: 3833 Sala Way; Red Wing, MN 55066-5005; Toll Free Tel: 800-328-6146; Tel: 651-388-8282; Fax: 651-388-5065; Email: request info (3Mfallprotectionbusiness@mmm.com); Web: 3Mfallprotectionbusiness.com
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
B.
Substitutions: Not permitted.
C.
Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
1.
If the system proposed uses an article, device, material, equipment, form of construction, fixture, or item other than the Basis of Design; provide certification that the proposed item is equal in quality, performance, and appearance, to the item specified.
D.
Source Limitation: Obtain fall protection system and components from a single manufacturer.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.2
ROOF TOP RAIL FALL PROTECTION
A.
Provide direct to roof, rooftop horizontal rail fall protection system for rooftop maintenance including attachment carriage, clamps, spreader plates, corners, rails and end stops as required.
1.
Allow users to walk uninterrupted the entire length of the system and provide secure anchorage to arrest a fall.
B.
Performance Requirements:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if delegated design is not required.
 
1.
Delegated Design: Engage a qualified professional engineer, as defined in Section 01 40 00 - Quality Requirements "Quality Requirements," to design fall protection system.
2.
Structural Performance: Fall protection systems shall withstand the effects of loads and stresses within limits and under conditions required by CSA Z259.16, ANSI A10.32, ANSI Z359.1, and OSHA 1926.502.
a.
Allow for multiple users, based on required system calculations.
b.
System designed for [insert maximum number of individuals] simultaneous users maximum.
c.
Maximum allowable force on rail: 2698 lbs. (12 kN).
C.
Components:
1.
Clamps: Fall protection manufacturer's standard non-penetrative clamping system, capable of being fitted to a variety of standing seam roof systems.
2.
Spreader Plates: Manufacturer's standard 6082 T6 aluminum plate designed to attach to standing seam or deck with clamps or rivets and used to secure rail where the system is mounted parallel to the crown.
a.
Length: As required to accommodate width of standing seams to a maximum of 20 inches (500 mm).
b.
Width: 6.30 inches (160 mm).
c.
Thickness: 0.13 inch (3.4 mm).
3.
End Stops: Manufacturer's standard extruded aluminum stops including rubber buffers. Stops secured to rail by screws or plunger pin.
4.
Attachment Carriages: Manufacturer's standard aluminum attachment carriage with aluminum, nylon coated wheels. A stainless steel shackle with carabiner hook which pivots for any angle connection.
5.
Rivets: Aluminum, 0.30 inch (7.7 mm) diameter, bulb type, ASTM B221.
6.
Rails: Low profile, 6.3 inches by 1.46 inches (160 mm by 37mm), aluminum rail with flat aluminum anchoring plate extruded as one piece in 9 feet-10 inches (3000 mm) lengths.
7.
Fabricated supports: Carbon steel with corrosion resistant finish.
a.
Steel Plates, Shapes, and Bars: ASTM A36.
b.
Steel Tubing: ASTM A500, Grade B or AISI Type 304 or 316.
c.
Welding rods and bare electrodes: Select according to AWS specifications for metal alloy welded.
D.
Materials:
1.
Stainless steel: ASTM A666, Type 316.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** 6061 Aluminum Alloy: Is a general purpose aluminum alloy that contains magnesium and silicon. 6061 has is good welding properties. 6082 Aluminum Alloy: Is a medium strength aluminum alloy that contains large amount of manganese. 6082 has good structural properties and excellent corrosion resistance. Delete alloy not required.
 
2.
Aluminum: 6061 aluminum alloy.
3.
Aluminum: 6082 aluminum alloy.
4.
Connectors: Comply with OSHA regulation 1926.502.
E.
Fabrication:
1.
Fabricate anchoring devices as recommended by the manufacturer to provide adequate support for intended use. Shop fabricate required anchorage posts using structural steel with material test certificates for full material traceability.
2.
Welding: AWS structural specification D1.1 by certified welders.
3.
Fabricate joints in a manner to discourage water accumulation.
4.
Finishes:
a.
Stainless Steel: Electro-polished for corrosion resistance.
b.
Structural Steel: Zinc Galvanized for corrosion resistance.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Anodized is the standard finish available. Powder coating is available if needed to meet custom color requirements. Consult Capital Safety representative for availability and costs. Delete finish not required.
 
c.
Aluminum: Anodized.
d.
Aluminum: Powder coated.
F.
Accessories:
1.
Fasteners: Designed to support a load on the system of 2 times the maximum design load without failure.
2.
Signage: Provide signs and system identification tags.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select only those sections that apply. Insert roofing section number and section title if flashing is specified in the roofing section.
 
3.
Flashing: Comply with requirements of Section 07 62 00 - Sheet Metal Flashing and Trim 'Sheet Metal Flashing and Trim.'
4.
Flashing: Comply with requirements of Section 07 71 13 - Manufactured Copings "Roof Specialties."
5.
Flashing: Comply with requirements of Section 07 72 13 - Manufactured Curbs "Roof Accessories."
6.
Roofing: Comply with requirements of Section [insert roofing section number and roofing section title].
7.
Sealant: Comply with requirements of Section 07 91 23 - Backer Rods "Joint Sealants."
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.3
ROOFTOP CABLE HORIZONTAL FALL PROTECTION
A.
Provide rooftop horizontal cable fall protection system for rooftop maintenance including end anchors, intermediate cable supports, variable cable supports, traveler and corner cable supports as required.
1.
Maximum span of 39 feet (12 m) between anchors and provides continuous hands free access for the user of the roof fall protection system.
2.
System shall not be used as a tieback anchor for facade maintenance.
B.
Performance Requirements:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
1.
Delegated Design: Engage a qualified professional engineer, as defined in Section 01 40 00 - Quality Requirements.
2.
Structural Performance: Fall protection systems shall withstand the effects of loads and stresses within limits and under conditions required by CSA Z259.16, ANSI A10.32, ANSI Z359.1, and OSHA 1926.502.
a.
Allow for multiple users, based on required system calculations.
b.
System designed for 2 simultaneous users maximum.
c.
System capable of spanning 39 feet (12 m) between intermediate supports.
d.
Maximum allowable force on anchors: 1348 lbs. (6 kN).
C.
Components:
1.
Cable: 7x7, 5/16 inch (8 mm) 316 Stainless Steel Wire, Breaking Strength 8542 lbs. (38 kN).
2.
End Anchorage Connector: 316 Stainless Steel, electro-polished and Serial Numbered.
3.
Tensioner: 180 lbs. (0.8 kN) 316 Stainless Steel.
4.
Intermediate Guide: 316 Stainless Steel, electro-polished.
5.
90 and 45 Degree Corners: 316 Stainless Steel, electro-polished. Other angles are achieved using Variable Guide.
6.
Variable Guide: 316 Stainless Steel, electro-polished.
7.
Swage Toggles: 316 Stainless Steel.
8.
UniGrab Attachment Device with Carabiner: ASTM A747/A747M Precipitation Hardening Stainless Steel Casting, electro-polished and numbered.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain one or more of the following anchor types. Coordinate anchors on Drawings.
 
9.
Modular Anchors, with RoofSafe Eye and Pin:
a.
SpiraTech Anchor.
b.
Tip Over Anchor.
10.
Anchorage Plates: Anodized aluminum plates designed and tested to be used with the SpiraTech and Tip Over Anchor.
D.
Materials:
1.
Stainless steel: ASTM A666, Type 316.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** 6061 Aluminum Alloy: Is a general purpose aluminum alloy that contains magnesium and silicon. 6061 has is good welding properties. 6082 Aluminum Alloy: Is a medium strength aluminum alloy that contains large amount of manganese. 6082 has good structural properties and excellent corrosion resistance. Delete alloy not required.
 
2.
Aluminum: 6061 aluminum alloy.
3.
Aluminum: 6082 aluminum alloy.
4.
Connectors: Comply with OSHA regulation 1926.502.
E.
Fabrication:
1.
Fabricate anchoring devices as recommended by the manufacturer to provide adequate support for intended use. Shop fabricate required anchorage posts using structural steel with material test certificates for full material traceability.
2.
Welding: AWS structural specification D1.1 by certified welders.
3.
Fabricate joints in a manner to discourage water accumulation.
4.
Swaging: Swage cable in-line with the anchor point.
5.
Finishes:
a.
Stainless Steel: Electro-polished for corrosion resistance.
b.
Structural Steel: Zinc Galvanized for corrosion resistance.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Anodized is the standard finish available. Powder coating is available if needed to meet custom color requirements. Consult Capital Safety representative for availability and costs. Delete finish not required.
 
c.
Aluminum: Anodized.
d.
Aluminum: Powder coated.
F.
Accessories:
1.
Fasteners: Designed to support a load on the system of 2 times the maximum design load without failure.
2.
Signage: Provide signs and system identification tags.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select only those sections that apply. Insert roofing section number and section title if flashing is specified in the roofing section.
 
3.
Flashing: Comply with requirements of Section 07 62 00 - Sheet Metal Flashing and Trim "Sheet Metal Flashing and Trim."
4.
Flashing: Comply with requirements of Section 07 71 13 - Manufactured Copings "Roof Specialties."
5.
Flashing: Comply with requirements of Section 07 72 13 - Manufactured Curbs "Roof Accessories."
6.
Roofing: Comply with requirements of Section [insert roofing section number and roofing section title].
7.
Sealant: Comply with requirements of Section 07 91 23 - Backer Rods "Joint Sealants."
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.4
CABLE HORIZONTAL FALL PROTECTION
A.
Provide horizontal cable fall protection system, including end anchors, energy absorbers, intermediate cable supports, variable cable supports, traveler and corner cable supports as required.
1.
Allow users to walk uninterrupted the entire length of the system and provide secure anchorage to arrest a fall. System to allow attachment at any point along the cable and enables freedom of movement along the cable as it passes by intermediate anchors.
2.
Maximum span of 39 feet (12 m) between anchors and shall provide continuous hands free access for the user of the roof fall protection system.
3.
System shall not be used as a tieback anchor for facade maintenance.
B.
Performance Requirements:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
1.
Delegated Design: Engage a qualified professional engineer, as defined in Section 01 40 00 - Quality Requirements.
2.
Structural Performance: Fall protection systems shall withstand the effects of loads and stresses within limits and under conditions required by CSA Z259.16, ANSI A10.32, ANSI Z359.1, and OSHA 1926.502.
a.
Allow for multiple users, based on required system calculations.
b.
System designed for 2 simultaneous users maximum.
c.
System capable of spanning 39 feet (12 m) between intermediate supports.
d.
Maximum allowable force on anchors: 1348 lbs. (6 kN).
C.
Components:
1.
Cable: 7x7, 5/16 inch (8 mm) 316 Stainless Steel Wire, Breaking Strength 8543 lbs. (38 kN).
2.
End Anchorage Connector: 316 Stainless Steel, electro-polished.
a.
Greater than 10,116 lbs. (45 kN) minimum breaking strength.
3.
Tensioner: Uni 8 System Tensioner - 316 stainless steel with anti-seizure tensioning unit and tension indicator disc.
4.
Intermediate Bracket: Uni 8 intermediate bracket - 316 stainless steel, electro-polished. Variable positioning available to suit a range of applications. Re-orientates load in the event of a fall.
5.
90 and 45 Degree Corners: Uni 8 - 90 and 45 degree corners. 316 stainless steel, electro-polished. Other angles achieved using variable bracket.
6.
Variable Guide: 316 Stainless Steel, electro-polished.
7.
Swage Toggles: Uni 8 Swage Toggles -316 Stainless Steel.
8.
UniGrab Attachment Device with Carabiner: ASTM A747/A747M, electro-polished and numbered.
9.
Energy Absorber: Inline Force Management Energy Absorber - 316 Stainless Steel, electro-polished.
10.
Fabricated supports: Stainless steel or hot-dip galvanized, carbon steel ASTM A123 / A123M.
a.
Steel Plates, Shapes, and Bars: ASTM A36.
b.
Steel Tubing: ASTM A500, cold formed.
c.
Welding Rods and Bare Electrodes: Select according to AWS specifications for metal alloy welded.
D.
Materials:
1.
Primary cable assembly components: Stainless steel: ASTM A666, Type 316.
2.
Connectors: Comply with OSHA regulation 1926.502.
E.
Fabrication:
1.
Fabricate anchoring devices as recommended by the manufacturer to provide adequate support for intended use. Shop fabricate required anchorage posts using structural steel with material test certificates for full material traceability.
2.
Welding: AWS structural specification D1.1 by certified welders.
3.
Fabricate joints in a manner to discourage water accumulation.
4.
Swaging: Swage cable in-line with the anchor point.
5.
Finishes:
a.
Stainless Steel: Electro-polished for corrosion resistance.
b.
Structural Steel: Zinc Galvanized for corrosion resistance.
F.
Accessories:
1.
Fasteners: Designed to support a load on the system of 2 times the maximum design load without failure.
2.
Signage: Provide signs and system identification tags.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select only those sections that apply. Insert roofing section number and section title if flashing is specified in the roofing section.
 
3.
Flashing: Comply with requirements of Section 07 62 00 - Sheet Metal Flashing and Trim "Sheet Metal Flashing and Trim."
4.
Flashing: Comply with requirements of Section 07 71 13 - Manufactured Copings "Roof Specialties."
5.
Flashing: Comply with requirements of Section 07 72 13 - Manufactured Curbs "Roof Accessories."
6.
Roofing: Comply with requirements of Section [insert roofing section number and roofing section title].
7.
Sealant: Comply with requirements of Section 07 91 23 - Backer Rods "Joint Sealants."
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.5
OVERHEAD CABLE HORIZONTAL FALL PROTECTION
A.
Provide overhead horizontal cable fall protection system, including end anchors, energy absorbers, intermediate cable supports and travelers as required.
1.
Allow users to walk uninterrupted the entire length of the system and provide secure anchorage to arrest a fall. System to allow freedom of movement along the cable as it passes by intermediate anchors.
2.
Maximum span of 98 feet (30 m) between anchors and provides continuous hands free access for the user of the roof fall protection system.
B.
Performance Requirements:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
1.
Delegated Design: Engage a qualified professional engineer, as defined in Section 01 40 00 - Quality Requirements "Quality Requirements," to design fall protection system.
2.
Structural Performance: Fall protection systems shall withstand the effects of loads and stresses within limits and under conditions required by CSA Z259.16, ANSI A10.32, ANSI Z359.1, and OSHA 1926.502.
a.
Allow for multiple users, based on required system calculations.
b.
System designed for [insert maximum number of individuals] simultaneous users maximum.
c.
System capable of spanning 98 feet (30 m) between intermediate supports.
d.
Maximum allowable force on anchors: 4271 lbs. (19 kN).
C.
Components:
1.
Cable: 1x19, 5/16 inch (8 mm) 316 Stainless Steel Wire, Breaking Strength 8543 lbs. (38 kN).
2.
End Anchorage Connector: 316 Stainless Steel, electro-polished and Serial Numbered.
a.
Greater than 10,116 lbs. (45 kN) minimum breaking strength.
3.
Tensioner: Uni 8 System Tensioner - 316 stainless steel with anti-seizure tensioning unit and tension indicator disc.
4.
Swage Toggles: Uni 8 Swage Toggles -316 Stainless Steel.
5.
Uni 8 Overhead Traveler with Carabiner or wheeled Traveler: ASTM A747/A747M Stainless Steel Casting, electro-polished and numbered.
6.
Energy Absorber: Inline Force Management Energy Absorber - 316 Stainless Steel, electro-polished.
7.
Fabricated supports: Carbon steel with corrosion resistant finish.
a.
Steel Plates, Shapes, and Bars: ASTM A36.
b.
Steel Tubing: ASTM A500, cold formed.
c.
Welding rods and bare electrodes: Select according to AWS specifications for metal alloy welded.
D.
Materials:
1.
Stainless steel: ASTM A666, Type 316.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** 6061 Aluminum Alloy: Is a general purpose aluminum alloy that contains magnesium and silicon. 6061 has is good welding properties. 6082 Aluminum Alloy: Is a medium strength aluminum alloy that contains large amount of manganese. 6082 has good structural properties and excellent corrosion resistance. Delete alloy not required.
 
2.
Aluminum: 6061 aluminum alloy.
3.
Aluminum: 6082 aluminum alloy.
4.
Connectors: Comply with OSHA regulation 1926.502.
E.
Fabrication:
1.
Fabricate anchoring devices as recommended by the manufacturer to provide adequate support for intended use. Shop fabricate required anchorage posts using structural steel with material test certificates for full material traceability.
2.
Welding: AWS structural specification D1.1 by certified welders.
3.
Fabricate joints in a manner to discourage water accumulation.
4.
Swaging: Swage cable in-line with the anchor point.
5.
Finishes:
a.
Stainless Steel: Electropolished for corrosion resistance.
b.
Structural Steel: Zinc Galvanized for corrosion resistance.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Anodized is the standard finish available. Powder coating is available if needed to meet custom color requirements. Consult Capital Safety representative for availability and costs. Delete finish not required.
 
c.
Aluminum: Anodized.
d.
Aluminum: Powder coated.
F.
Accessories:
1.
Fasteners: Designed to support a load on the system of 2 times the maximum design load without failure.
2.
Signage: Provide signs and system identification tags.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select only those sections that apply. Insert roofing section number and section title if flashing is specified in the roofing section.
 
3.
Flashing: Comply with requirements of Section 07 62 00 - Sheet Metal Flashing and Trim "Sheet Metal Flashing and Trim."
4.
Flashing: Comply with requirements of Section 07 71 13 - Manufactured Copings "Roof Specialties."
5.
Flashing: Comply with requirements of Section 07 72 13 - Manufactured Curbs "Roof Accessories."
6.
Roofing: Comply with requirements of Section [insert roofing section number and roofing section title].
7.
Sealant: Comply with requirements of Section 07 91 23 - Backer Rods "Joint Sealants."
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.6
UNIRAIL HORIZONTAL FALL PROTECTION
A.
Provide horizontal fall protection system, including attachment carriage, attachment plates, joints, corners, system stops, rail, carriage stops and specialty components for exposed and concealed conditions as required.
1.
Allow users to walk uninterrupted the entire length of the system and provide secure anchorage to arrest a fall. Rails form basis of anchoring system and allow carriages to run unhindered along it.
B.
Performance Requirements:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
1.
Delegated Design: Engage a qualified professional engineer, as defined in Section 01 40 00 - Quality Requirements 'Quality Requirements,' to design fall protection system.
2.
Structural Performance: Fall protection systems shall withstand the effects of loads and stresses within limits and under conditions required by CSA Z259.16, ANSI A10.32, ANSI Z359.1, and OSHA 1926.502.
a.
Allow for multiple users, based on required system calculations.
b.
System designed for [insert maximum number of individuals] simultaneous users maximum.
c.
Maximum allowable force on anchors: 2698 lbs. (12 kN).
C.
Components
1.
Rail: Low profile, 1.25 inches by 1.25 inches (32 mm by 32 mm), aluminum extrusion.
a.
Provide 9 feet -10 inches (3000 mm) lengths. .
b.
Provide 20 feet-0 inches (6096 mm) lengths. .
2.
Rail Joint: Low profile, aluminum extrusion to connect to rail sections.
a.
Concealed: Low profile, 2.11 inches by 6.06 inches (53.5mm by 154mm), aluminum extrusion, shall be supported within 7.87 inches (200mm) by fixing back to the structure.
b.
Fixed: Low profile, 5.31 inches by 6.06 inches (135mm by 154mm), aluminum extrusion, also serves as anchor and is not required to have additional supports.
3.
Corners: Additional bends and forms available to a radius of 7.87 inches (200 mm).
a.
90 degree.
b.
90 degree external.
c.
90 degree internal.
d.
45 degree.
e.
45 degree external.
f.
45 degree internal.
4.
System Stops: Manufacturer's standard stops which prevent rails from coming out of end anchorage bracket.
5.
Molded Ends: Manufacturer's standard molded ends which protect exposed edge of end rails.
6.
Tamper-Proof Carriage Stops: Manufacturer's standard tamper-proof, carriage stops which prevent carriages from coming off the end of the system.
7.
Removable Carriage Stops: Manufacturer's standard tamper-proof, carriage stops which prevent carriages from coming off the end of the system but can be removed to allow the carriages to be taken off.
8.
Attachment Carriages: Manufacturer's standard aluminum attachment carriage with aluminum, nylon coated wheels. A stainless steel shackle with carabiner hook which pivots for any angle connection.
a.
Minimum tensile strength: 3372 lbs. (15 kN).
9.
Rail Fixing Components: Connections as follows:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete material not required.
 
a.
Material: Aluminum.
b.
Material: Stainless steel.
c.
End Anchors: Manufacturer's standard anchors which secure end of the rail to structure and controls rail movement in the event of a fall.
d.
Intermediate Anchors: Manufacturer's standard anchors which secure rail to structure at intervals to suit work site and structure.
e.
Concealed End Anchors: Manufacturer's standard anchors which secure end of the rail to structure and controls rail movement in the event of a fall.
f.
Concealed Intermediate Anchors: Manufacturer's standard anchors which secure rail to structure at intervals to suit work site and structure. (Tapped versions available.).
10.
Fabricated supports: Carbon steel with corrosion resistant finish.
a.
Steel Plates, Shapes, and Bars: ASTM A36.
b.
Steel Tubing: ASTM A500, cold formed.
c.
Welding rods and bare electrodes: Select according to AWS specifications for metal alloy welded.
D.
Materials:
1.
Stainless steel: ASTM A666, Type 316.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** 6061 Aluminum Alloy: Is a general purpose aluminum alloy that contains magnesium and silicon. 6061 has is good welding properties. 6082 Aluminum Alloy: Is a medium strength aluminum alloy that contains large amount of manganese. 6082 has good structural properties and excellent corrosion resistance. Delete alloy not required.
 
2.
Aluminum: 6061 aluminum alloy.
3.
Aluminum: 6082 aluminum alloy.
4.
Connectors: Comply with OSHA regulation 1926.502.
E.
Fabrication:
1.
Fabricate anchoring devices as recommended by the manufacturer to provide adequate support for intended use. Shop fabricate required anchorage posts using structural steel with material test certificates for full material traceability.
2.
Welding: AWS structural specification D1.1 by certified welders.
3.
Fabricate joints in a manner to discourage water accumulation.
4.
Finishes:
a.
Stainless Steel: Electro-polished for corrosion resistance.
b.
Structural Steel: Zinc Galvanized for corrosion resistance.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Anodized is the standard finish available. Powder coating is available if needed to meet custom color requirements. Consult Capital Safety representative for availability and costs. Delete finish not required.
 
c.
Aluminum: Anodized.
d.
Aluminum: Powder coated.
F.
Accessories:
1.
Fasteners: Designed to support a load on the system of 2 times the maximum design load without failure.
2.
Signage: Provide signs and system identification tags.
PART 3 EXECUTION
 
3.1
EXAMINATION
A.
Examine areas and conditions, with Installer present, for compliance with requirements for installation tolerances and other conditions affecting performance of fall protection equipment.
B.
Proceed with installation only after unsatisfactory conditions have been corrected.
3.2
PREPARATION
A.
Coordinate location of fall protection equipment indicated to be attached to structural substrate or surface of roofing system, and furnish anchoring devices with templates and diagrams.
3.3
INSTALLATION
A.
Install according to approved shop drawings and manufacturer's instructions. Coordinate with work of other trades.
B.
Install anchorage and fasteners in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations to obtain the allowable working loads published in the product literature and in accordance with this specification.
C.
Exposed work shall be true to line and level with accurate angles, surfaces and with straight square edges. Coordinate anchorage system with supporting structure.
D.
Do not load or stress system until materials and fasteners are properly installed and ready for service.
3.4
FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
A.
Provide manufacturer's certified installer to inspect installed fall protection system. Ensure that system components operate as specified.
3.5
ADJUSTING
A.
Adjust fall protection components to function smoothly and safely.
3.6
CLEANING
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Coordinate the cleaning requirements of this Section with Section 01 70 00 Closeout Procedures.
 
A.
Clean components of any deleterious coatings or compounds. Remove loose materials, crating, and packing materials from site.
3.7
CLOSEOUT ACTIVITIES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Coordinate the closeout activities requirements of this Section with Sections 01700 "Closeout Procedures" and 01790 "Demonstration and Training."
 
A.
Demonstration: Demonstrate operation of system to Owner's personnel.
1.
Briefly describe function, operation, and maintenance of each component.
B.
Training: Train Owner's personnel on operation and maintenance of system.
1.
Use operation and maintenance manual as training reference, supplemented with additional training materials as required.
2.
Provide minimum of two hours of training.
3.
Provide training at the lifeline installation site.
4.
Training to take place at the completion of the installation.
END OF SECTION