Accession Number:

ADA339270

Title:

Investigation of Fall Protection for Residential Roof Construction and Repair in Hawaii.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

HAWAII UNIV HONOLULU

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

252.0

Abstract:

The scope of this study is limited to residential roof construction in Hawaii, to include new construction, renovation, and maintenance of single family residences, townhouses, and commercial buildings with residential-style wooden or light-gauge steel truss and gable roof systems. The study includes investigations of unique residences for individual homeowners, developments of single family homes and townhouses, and selected commercial sites. The study includes projects for private as well as public owners, including the United States Department of Defense. The objectives of this investigation are - 1 Assess the current status of compliance with Hawaii state fall protection requirements. 2 Analyze the sources of non-compliance with fall protection regulations in residential roof construction. 3 Identify the fall protection requirements of the various parties involved in residential construction safety. 4 Examine existing methods of fall protection for residential roof construction for their ability to meet those requirements. 5 Incorporate the results of the investigation into specifications and other actions for HIOSH implementation.

Subject Categories:

  • Construction Equipment, Materials and Supplies
  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE