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Excerpt from "Acceptability of climbing over or through guardrails on scaffolds used in construction.[1926.450; 1926.451; 1926.452; 1926.453; 1926.454]"
Specifically, the Scaffold Directive states that the construction scaffolding standard does not prohibit climbing through guardrails as a means of access to the scaffold. It further states that there is no consensus with regard to climbing over or through guardrails; therefore, OSHA has not adopted a rule prohibiting the practice. You note that, in contrast, OSHA stated in the Jacobsen letter that climbing over or through guardrails is widely regarded by the industry as hazardous, and that OSHA would consider issuing a citation under the General Duty Clause of the OSHAct.

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