FALL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT SYSTEMS

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FALL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT SYSTEMS


Section 07700


Roof Specialties and Accessories


This specification sheet contains generalized information about all components of Rooftop Anchor, Inc. products and
services. For more specific information on any
section, contact Rooftop Anchor, Inc. at 800
-
411
-
3914.


PART 1 GENERAL


1.1

SECTION INCLUDES



A.

Rooftop Anchor


B.

Rooftop Wall Anchor


C.

Rooftop Rail System
s


D.

Rooftop Lifeline System


E.

Rooftop Davit


F.

Rooftop Outrigger Beam


G.

Rooftop R
igging Sleeve


H.

Rooftop Guard Rail


1.2
RELATED SECTIONS



A.

Section 03300


Cast
-
In
-
Place Concrete


B.

Section 03400


Pre
-
Cast Concrete


C.

Section 05120


Structural Steel


D.

Section 05210


Open Web Steel Joists


E.

Section 05310


Metal Deck


F.

Section 05500


Metal Fabrications


G.

Section 05516


Catwalks



H.

Section 07400


Metal Roofing


I.

Section 07430


Composite Roof Panels


J.

Section 07510


Built
-
Up Roofing


K.

Section 07530


Electrometric Roofin
g


L.

Section 07700


Roof Specialties and Accessories


M.

Section 11010


Maintenance Equipment, Window Washing Systems


1.3
REFERENCES



A.

29 CFR 1910.23
-

Occupational Health and Safety Standards for General Industry.


B.

29 CFR 1910.28
-

Walking/
Working Surfaces, Subpart D.


C.

29 CFR 1926.500
-

Safety and Health Regulations for Construction, Subpart M
-
Fall Protection.


D.

AISC S342L
-
1993


E.

AISI SG
-
971
-
1996


F.

ANSI/IWCA I 14.1
-

Window Cleaning Standard; Rooftop Safety Anchors.


G.

ANSI Z3
59.1
-

Safety Requirements for Personal Fall Arrest Systems, Subsystems and Components.


H.

ASME A120.1
-
2001


I.

ASTM A 36
-

Standard Specification for Carbon Structural Steel.


J.

ATM A 182
-

Standard Specification for Forged or Rolled Alloy and Stainl
ess Steel Pipe Flanges, Forged




Fittings, and Valves and Parts for High
-
Temperature Service.


K.

ASTM A 193
-

Standard Specification for Alloy
-
Steel and Stainless Steel Bolting Materials for High



Temperature or High Pressure Service and Other
Special Purpose Applications.


L.

ASTM A 500
-

Standard Specification for Cold
-
Formed Welded and Seamless Carbon Steel Structural



Tubing in Rounds and Shapes.


M.

ASTM F 593C
-

Standard Specification for Stainless Steel Bolts, Hex Cap Screws, and Stu
ds.


N.

AWS D1.1/D1
-

American Welding Society, Structural Welding Code.


O.

OSHA (29 CFR 1920.66 App C to 1910 Subpart F (Personal Fall Arrest Systems).


1.4

DESIGN / PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS



A.

Provide Fall Protection System in compliance with OSHA
, ANSI, and all applicable state and federal



regulatory requirements.


B.

Fall Protection System shall provide independent fall arrest in addition to suspension line anchorages for




descent location.


C.

Design of fall arrest safety systems, and

equipment shall meet or exceed the following:




1.

Fall Arrest Safety Rooftop Anchors: designed to a maximum fall arresting force of typically 1800






lbs (8.0 k) when wearing a body harness with a safety factor of 2 without any permanent





deformation; and to 5000 lbs (22.24 k) against fracture or detachment.




2.

Ensure design of primary support equipment is capable of sustaining without failure at least four






times the maximum static working load applied or transmitted to the com
ponents.




3.

Design system fall arrest safety anchors and equipment supports to comply with the following






structural requirements:






a.

Supports for Suspended Platforms: Rooftop Davits, Rooftop Rigging Sleeves and Rooftop








Monorails a
re used for suspending a powered Platform from storage and rigging/working








locations on the building. These supports and the structures to which they are attached







are typically designed to 1000 lbs (4.5 kN) vertical service load plus impact
with a factor







of safety as per AISC requirements and/or ACI or other applicable construction codes,








and to 4 times the rated load against fracture or detachment (i.e. 4 to 1 stability factor).


1.5

SUBMITTALS



A.

Submit under provisions
of Section 11010.


B.

Product Data: Manufacturer’s data sheets on each product to be used, including:




1.

Preparation instructions and recommendations.




2.

Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.




3.

Installation methods.


C.

Shop Drawings: Plans and details of entire fall protection layout, showing member sizes and part



identification, fasteners, anchors, fittings and evidence of compliance with structural performance



requirements.




1.

Include system layout, design
analysis, and calculations prepared and sealed by a Registered






Professional Engineer licensed in the State where the project is located.




2.

Provide manufacturer’s certifications that the ultimate strength of the fall protection system is






equal to or greater than those specified.




3.

Include data regarding installation and rigging as well as all necessary Restrictive and





Non
-
Restrictive General Safety and Usage Notes.


D.

Operation and Maintenance Data:




1.

Include parts catalo
g with complete list of equipment replacement parts; identify each entry with






equipment description and identifying part numbers.




2.

Include technical information for servicing equipment.




3.

Include detailed operating procedures indicating p
roper use of equipment for safe operation of






the system.


E.

Manufacturer’s Certificates: Certify products meet or exceed specified requirements.


F.

Closeout Submittals: Provide manufacturer’s maintenance instructions that include recommendation
s for




annual inspection, re
-
certifications, periodic checking and adjustment of cable tension and periodic



cleaning and maintenance of all railing and infill components.


1.6

QUALITY ASSURANCE



A.

Manufacturer Qualifications: Work of this Secti
on to be executed by manufacturer specializing in the



design, fabrication and installation. Must carry specific liabili
ty insurance in the amount of $10,000,000.00



to protect against product/system failure. Companies, such as miscellaneous metal f
abricators, who do




not typically engage in the design and manufacturing of suspended maintenance equipment, are not




permitted to bid.


B.

Professional Engineer: A professional engineer who is legally qualified to practice in the jurisdiction whe
re



the project is located and who is experienced in providing engineering services of the kind required.


C.

Welding to be executed by certified welders in accordance with AWS requirements.


D.

Installer Qualifications: Specializing in the Work of t
his section and trained and certified by the fall



protection system manufacturer.


1.7

DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING



A.

Store products in manufacturer’s unopened packaging until ready for installation.


1.8

SEQUENCING



A.

Ensure that locating templates and other information required for installation of products of this section




are furnished to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction progress.


B.

Ensure that products of this section are supplie
d to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of



construction progress.


1.9

PROJECT CONDITIONS



A.

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 absolute limits.


1.10

MAINTENANCE SERVICE



A.

Furnish service and maintenance for fall protection system and components for a period of one year from



Date of Substan
tial Completion with an option for extending maintenance service on an annual basis




thereafter.


1.11

WARRANTY



A.

Rooftop Anchor: Provide with manufacturer’s 25 year limited warranty.


B.

Rooftop RoofSafe Anchor (Steel): Provide with
manufacturer
s

10 year limited warranty.


C.

Rooftop RoofSafe Anchor (Aluminum): Provide with
manufacturers

25 year limited warranty.


C.

Rooftop Wall Anchor: Provide with
manufacturers

25 year limited warranty.


D.

Rooftop Unirail: Provide with
manufacturers

10 ye
ar limited warranty.


E.

Rooftop RoofSafe Rail: Provide with
manufacturers

25 year limited warrant


C.

Rooftop Monorail channel
: Provide with
manufacturers

10

year limited warranty.


D.

Rooftop Monorail trolley: Provide with
manufacturers

1 year limited warranty.


E.

Rooftop Lifeline: Provide with
manufacturers

10 year limited warranty.


F.

Rooftop Davit Assembly: Provide with
manufacturers

1 year limited warranty.


G.

Rooftop Outrigger Beam: Provide with
manufacturers

1 year limited wa
rranty.


D.

Rooftop Rigging Sleeve: Provide with
manufacturers

10 year limited warranty.


E.

Rooftop Guard Rail: Provide with
manufacturers

1 year limited warranty.


PART 2 PRODUCTS

2.1

MANUFACTURERS



A.

Acceptable Manufacturer: Rooftop Anchors Inc
.,
844 South, 430 West, Suite 200, Heber City, UT 84032
.




Tel.
Toll Free: (800) 411
-
3914, Tel: (801) 839
-
2900. Fax: (800) 839
-
2929. Web Site: www.RooftopAnchor.com.



E
-
mail: sales@RooftopAnchor.com


B.

Substitutions: Not permitted.


C.

Reques
ts for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01600.


2.2

MATERIAL








A.

Exposed Structural Components Finish: Hot Dip Galvanized Steel





1.

Steel: ASTM A 500, Grade B.





2.

Steel: ASTM A 36.





3.

Stainless
Steel: 304 ASTM A 182.



B.

Exposed Structural Components Finish: Stainless Steel





1.

Stainless Steel: 304 ASTM A 182.



C.

Exposed Structural Components Finish:
polyurea/polyurethane

elastomers








1.

P
olyurea/polyurethane

elastomers
:
LINE
-
X Protective Coatings



D.

Non
-
Structural Components:





1.

Sheet and Plate: ASTM A 36





2.

Extruded Bars, Rods, Shapes, and Tubes



E.

Nuts, Bolts, Davit Pins, and Washers:





1.

Stainless Steel: 304 ASTM A 193 Grade B8 or ASTM F 593C





2.

G
alvan
ized Steel: SAE J429 Grade 2 or SAE J429 Grade 5






3.

Galvanize Steel: ASTM A 36.



F.

Anchor Bolts for securing base plates:





1.

Metal: Stainless Steel, 304 Stainless Steel; ASTM A 193 Grade 8, B8 2. Size: 5/8 inch (16 mm)






diameter mini
mum.





2.

Galvanized Steel:
SAE J429 Grade 2 or SAE J429 Grade 5





3.

Galvanize Steel: ASTM A 36.



G.

Hilti
150 Max
-
SD
Adhesive Anchoring System:





1.

Anchor size and embedment depth: As needed to suit loads imposed by Rooftop Anchor






equipme
nt.





2.

Final determination of proper anchoring system shall be based on concrete condition, psi, and






thickness.


2.3
ROOFTOP ANCHOR




A.

New Construction




1. Cast
-
In
-
Place: Capable of withstanding 5000 lbs. (2272.2 kg) in any direction wit
hout fracture or




detachment. Capable of withstanding 2500 lbs. (1136.1 kg) in any direction without permanent deflection.





Cast
-
in
-
place Rooftop Anchor consists of six major components:





a.

Cap is 1⁄4 inch (6 mm) ASTM A 36, structural quality
carbon steel plate.





b.

Base plate is 5/8 inch (16 mm) ASTM A 36, structural quality carbon steel with






1 threaded stainless steel bolt and washers.





c.

Upright hollow structural section is 3
-
1/2 to 4
-
1⁄2 inches (89 to 114 mm) Schedule 40 carbo
n






steel, ASTM A 500, Grade B. Polyurethane foam filled

(optional)
.





d.

Loop is 3⁄4 inch (19 mm) 304 stainless round bar, ASTM A 182.





e.

Carbon steel components hot dip galvanized after fabrication or coated with LINE
-
X Protective






Coatings, XS
-
100 or XS
-
350.





f.

Flashing compatible with roof membrane.




2. Weld to Structure: Capable of withstanding 5000 lbs. (2272.2 kg) in any direction without fracture or




detachment. Capable of withstanding 2500 lbs. (1136.1 kg) in any di
rection without permanent deflection.



Weld to Structure rooftop anchor consists of five major components:





a.

Cap is 1⁄4 inch (6 mm) ASTM A 36, structural quality carbon steel plate.





b.

Upright hollow structural section is 3
-
1/2 to 4
-
1⁄2 inches
(89 to 114 mm) Schedule 40 carbon






steel, ASTM A 500, Grade B. Polyurethane foam filled
(optional)
.





c.

Loop is 3⁄4 inch (19 mm) 304 stainless round bar, ASTM A 182.





d.

Carbon steel components hot dip galvanized after fabrication or coated with








LINE
-
X Protective Coatings, XS
-
100 or XS
-
350.





e.

Flashing compatible with roof membrane.




B.


Retrofit





2.
Beam wrap
: Capable of withstanding 5000 lbs. (2268kg) in any direction without fracture or





detachment. Capable of withstand
ing 2500 lbs. (1136.1 kg) in any direction without permanent





deflection.
Beam wrap

rooftop anchor consists of six major components:





a.

Cap is 1⁄4 inch (6 mm) ASTM A 36, structural quality carbon steel plate.





b.

Base plate is 5/8 inch thick
and the support plate is 1/5 inch thick, which are both built from






ASTM A
-
36 structural quality carbon steel with 4 each 5/8 inch threaded hot dip galvanized steel






bolts and standard hot dip galvanized hex nuts and lock washers.





c.

Upright
hollow structural section is 3
-
1/2 to 4
-
1⁄2 inches (89 to 114 mm) Schedule 40 carbon






steel, ASTM A 500, Grade B. Polyurethane foam filled
(optional).





d.

Loop is 3⁄4 inch (19 mm) 304 stainless round bar, ASTM A 182.





e.

Carbon steel components h
ot dip galvanized after fabrication or coated with LINE
-
X Protective






Coatings, XS
-
100 or XS
-
350.





f.

Flashing compatible with roof membrane.









3. Open Web Joist: Capable of withstanding 5000 lbs. (2272.2 kg) in any direction without fractu
re or




detachment. Capable of withstanding 2500 lbs. (1136.1 kg) in any direction without permanent deflection.





Open web steel joist rooftop anchor consists of seven major components:





a.

Cap is 1⁄4 inch (6 mm) ASTM A 36, structural quality car
bon steel plate.





b.

Base plate and bottom plate is 5/8 inch (16 mm) ASTM A 36, structural quality carbon steel with






4 threaded hot dip galvanized steel bolts and standard hex nuts and lock washers.





c.

Upright hollow structural section is 3
-
1
/2 to 4
-
1⁄2 inches (89 to 114 mm) Schedule 40 carbon






steel, ASTM A 500, Gr
ade B. Polyurethane foam filled(optional).





d.

Loop is 3⁄4 inch (19 mm) 304 stainless round bar, ASTM A 182.





e.

Tube 2 by 4 inch: Material is 2 inch by 4 inch by 3/16 in
ch (51 mm by102 mm by 5 mm) Carbon






Steel, ASTM A 500, Grade B.





f.

Carbon steel components hot dip galvanized after fabrication or coated with LINE
-
X Protective






Coatings, XS
-
100 or XS
-
350.





g.

Flashing compatible with roof membrane.




4. Bolt Through: Capable of withstanding 5000 lbs. (2272.2 kg) in any direction without fracture





or detachment. Capable of withstanding 2500 lbs. (1136.1 kg) in any direction without permanent




deflection. Bolt through rooftop anchor consists of
five major components:





a.

Cap is 1⁄4 inch (6 mm) ASTM A 36, structural quality carbon steel plate with 1 5/8 inch threaded






hot dip galvanized steel bolt.





b.

Upright hollow structural section is 3
-
1/2 to 4
-
1⁄2 inches (89 to 114 mm) Schedule 4
0 carbon






steel, ASTM A 500, Grade B. Polyurethane foam filled
(optional).





c.

Loop is 3⁄4 inch (19 mm) 304 stainless round bar, ASTM A 182.





d.

Carbon steel components hot dip galvanized after fabrication or coated with LINE
-
X Protective






Coatings, XS
-
100 or XS
-
350.





e.

Flashing compatible with roof membrane.




5. Epoxy Adhesive: Capable of withstanding 5000 lbs. (2272.2 kg) in any direction without fracture or





detachment. Capable of withstanding 2500 lbs. (1136.1 kg) in any d
irection without







permanent deflection. Epoxy rooftop anchor consists of seven major components:





a.

Cap is 1⁄4 inch (6 mm) ASTM A 36, structural quality carbon steel plate








b.

Base plate is 5/8 inch thick ASTM A
-
36 structural quality ca
rbon steel with 4 each 5/8 inch stain






less steel threaded rods and standard stainless steel hex nuts and lock washers.





c.

Upright hollow structural section is 3
-
1/2 to 4
-
1⁄2 inches (89 to 114 mm) Schedule 40 carbon






steel, ASTM A 500, Grade B
. Polyureth
ane foam filled(optional).





d.

Loop is 3⁄4 inch (19 mm) 304 stainless round bar, ASTM A 182.





e.

Hilti 150 Max
-
SD
.





f.

Carbon steel components hot dip galvanized after fabrication or coated with LINE
-
X Protective






Coatings, XS
-
100
or XS
-
350.





g.

Flashing compatible with roof membrane.




6. RoofSafe Force Management Anchor: Rooftop Force Management anchors must be designed
to withstand a




factor of two times the
maximum arresting force, but is designed to deform in the e
vent of a fall arrest


situation or overloading. When used as a single point anchor,
the eye can be set to rotate 360

degrees.






Rooftop Anchor consists of
four

major components:






a.

The Stainless Steel “eye”






b.

Force Manage
ment Anchor






c.

Four z
inc coat heavy duty steel toggle b
olts
, S
-
5! Clamps or
heavy duty r
ivets (dependent






upon the attachment surface)






d.

RoofSafe Anchors are
aluminum with a powder coat finish,
PVC coated, or have an spun




aluminum shroud.



2.4 ROOFTOP WALL ANCHOR




A.
New Construction




1. Cast In Place: Capable of withstanding 5000 lbs. (2272.2 kg) in any direction without fracture






or detachment. Capable of withstanding 2500 lbs. (1136.
1 kg) in any direction without permanent





deflection. Cast In Place anchor consists of three major components:






a.

Wall plate is 1⁄4 inch (6 mm) 304 stainless steel plate HRA&P, ASTM A 240.






b.

Exposed Loop is 3⁄4 inch (19 mm) 304 stainless

round bar, ASTM A 182.






c.

Threaded stainless steel bolt, washer & nut.



B.
Retrofit




1. Bolt Through: Capable of withstanding 5000 lbs. (2272.2 kg) in any direction without fracture






or detachment. Capable of withstanding 2500 lbs. (1136.1 kg) in any direction without permanent





deflection. Bolt through anchor consists of four major components:






a.

Wall plate is 1⁄4 inch (6 mm) 304 stainless steel plate HRA&P, ASTM A 240.






b.

Loop is 3⁄4 inch (19 mm) 304 stainless round bar, ASTM A 182.






c.

Threaded stainless steel bolt, washer and nut.






d.

Carbon steel components hot dip galvanized after fabrication.




2. Epoxy Adhesive: Capable of withstanding 5000 lbs. (2272.2 kg) in any direction without fracture or





detachment. Capable of withstanding 2500 lbs. (1136.1 kg) in any direction without







permanent deflection. Epoxy anchor consists of four

major components:






a.

Wall plate is 1⁄4 inch (6 mm) 304 stainless steel plate HRA&P, ASTM A 240.






b.

Loop is 3⁄4 inch (19 mm) 304 stainless round bar, ASTM A 182.






c.

Hilti 150 Max
-
SD
.






d.

5/8” stainless steel rod with stainless steel nut
and washer.


2.5 ROOFTOP RAIL SYSTEMS





A.


Horizontal Rigid Rail System

a.

UniRail System is an extruded aluminum rail system that provides a simple continuous anchor for a
free flowing carriage device to travel past joints, intermediate support brackets
and around corners.

b.

Multi
-
span horizontal rail system that provides uninterrupted pass through capabilities at any mid
span points and continuous hands free operation.

c.

Designed for at least 2 simultaneous users.

d.

Provide plunger type end stops to facilita
te the removal and replacement of carriages.

e.

All attachment brackets, anchors and joint splices are 316 stainless steel.

f.

6082 T6 aluminum rail.

g.

Rail sections must “float” in the attachment brackets so as to mitigate the effects of thermal
expansion and con
traction.

h.

User(s) can bypass the intermediate bracket and rail joints.

i.

Loads imposed on the system joints and intermediate supports are calculated for each installation
assuming the worst case scenario to insure the anchorage strength meets the calculated
loads as
required by OSHA.

j.

Manufacturer and or certified installer to submit loading calculations and performance data for UniRail
fall protection system as well as fall clearance calculations reviewed and stamped by a professional
engineer licensed in the

state where the system will be located.







Quantity of free flowing carriages
-

2








B.

Rooftop RoofSafe Rail System: An extruded aluminum rail based fall arrest/restraint system used to




provide continuous horizontal movement. It will not
flex when a worker applies their body weight to it.




The Rooftop RoofSafe Rail System consists of the following aluminum products:







1. Sliding Carriage for Attaching Fall
-
Arrest Equipment







2. Rivets & S
-
5
!

Clamps



3. Ra
il







4. Stainless Steel Connecting Spigot





C.

Rooftop Monorail:







1.
Furnish and install monorail track and related work necessary to provide a complete








installation. Indicate compatibility of the total system with the building structure and notify the







Architect if incompatibility exists. Give special attention to assure that the attachment to the







building imparted to load carrying me
mbers is within allowable limits and that no member is







overstressed. The loads imposed on the structure shall be submitted to the
EOR

for review.






2.
The monorail track used shall be fabricated from structural extruded aluminum channel







capable of being color matc
hed to the ceiling paint color.


3.
Stops shall be provided to prevent the trolleys from leaving the end of the tracks. There shall



be provisions for removal and inspection of trolleys during routine maintenance. Tro
lleys shall



be designed for easy removal. (access panels to the top of the monorail to be coordinated with


architect)


4. Trolley quantity
-
?


5.
The track shall be sized to permit support spans of up to 10

-
0”
.


6.
The monorail system shall
be designed to support a
vertical service

load of 1000 lbs. per




support trolley.


7.
The trolleys shall be designed to permit smooth, quiet running while supporting the working




load. Load bearing wheels and guiding wheels shall be mac
hined to suit the track profile
.





Trolleys shall be capable of being cleaned and maintained on a regular schedule.







8.
Monorail channel must be installed in a plumb and level fashion to facilitate ease of trolley








travel while sup
porting the working load.

2.6 ROOFTOP LIFELINE SYSTEMS





A.

Horizontal Lifeline System




1. Rooftop Uni
-
8 Horizontal Lifeline System





a.

Horizontal Lifeline System:






1)

Multi
-
span horizontal lifeline system that provides uninterrupted pass through capabilities






at any mid span points and continuous hands free operation.






2)

Typically designed for at least 2 simultaneous users.






3)

Horizontal lifeline is 8mm d
iameter, 7x7 or 1x19 stainless steel wire rope.






4)

All components made are 316 stainless steel.






5)

Intermediate bracket supports are shock absorbing and designed to deform during a fall







and absorb a portion of the load created during a fal
l.






6)

Intermediate bracket supports hold cable in place, to prevent cable oscillation.






7)

User(s) can bypass the intermediate bracket from both sides of the system.






8)

Loads imposed on the system terminations and intermediate supports are ca
lculated for







each installation assuming the worst case scenario to insure the anchorage strength







meets the calculated loads as required by OSHA.






9)

All components maintain a minimum safety factor of 2:1 as required by OSHA, specifically






1926.502(d)(8).






10)

Manufacturer and or certified installer to submit loading calculations and performance








data for cable based horizontal lifeline fall protection system as well as fall clearance







calculations reviewed and stamped

by a professional engineer licensed in the state where






the system will be located.





b.

Horizontal Lifeline System Interface Anchorage Supports (if applicable)






1)

Fabrication as shown on the drawings and specified as follows:







a. Desi
gned and fabricated to withstand double the horizontal and vertical loads








calculated by the manufacturer or installer of the cable base fall protection system in a







worst case fall scenario.





c.

Horizontal Lifeline System Components and
User Equipment






1)

Provide with stainless steel shuttle sliding device made out of stainless steel containing







no moving parts other than the hinged gated with positive engagement. The anchorage







point rotates 360 degrees allow user the abi
lity to walk uninterrupted on both sides of the






cable.






2)

Intermediate Brackets: Design for floor, wall, ceiling and post applications







a.

Main intermediate bracket part shall be one
-
piece construction.







b.

Provide overhead intermedia
tes come complete with stiffener







c.

Brackets shall allow automatic passage of shuttle on either side of cable.







d.

Brackets shall have a minimum breaking strength of 5,500 lbs ( 25 kN).







e.

Brackets shall be designed for floor, wall, and
ceiling and post applications.






3)

90 Degree Corner Brackets: Design for floor, wall, and ceiling and posts applications.







a.

Brackets shall allow automatic passage of shuttle on either side of cable.







b.

Corner brackets shall have a breaking

strength of 6,750 lbs (30kN).







c.

One corner bracket can form a curve ranging from 45 degrees to 90 degrees.







d.

Corner brackets shall have a breaking strength of 6,750 lbs (30kN).






4)

45 Degree Corner Brackets: Design for floor, wall, cei
ling and posts applications.







a.

Brackets shall allow automatic passage of shuttle on either side of cable.







b.

Provide corner brackets shall be designed for floor, wall, and ceiling and posts








applications.







c.

Corner brackets shall

have one attachment point.







d.

Corner brackets shall have a breaking strength of 6,750 lbs (30kN).






5)

Shock Absorbers:







a.

Minimum breaking strength of 8,200 lbs (37 kN).







b.

Shall have absorption threshold of 2250 lbs (8
-
10 kN)







c.

Shall have absorption travel of 11.8” (300mm).







d.

Shall have a maximum operating tension of 1,124 lbs (5 kN).







e.

Shall be swaged onto the cable with a hex swaging device. Swaging is done on








site by a certified installer.






6)

End
Tensioner:







a.

Minimum breaking strength of 8,200 lbs (37 kN).







b.

Swaged onto the cable with hex swaging devices. Swaging is done on site by








certified installer.






7)

End Termination:







a.

Minimum breaking strength of 8,200 lbs

(37 kN).







b.

Swaged onto the cable with hex swaging devices. Swaging is done on site by








certified installer.






8)

End Anchors:







a.

Minimum breaking strength of 8,200 lbs (37 kN).







b.

Shall be compatible with the end termination
s







2. Rooftop Uni
-
16 Horizontal Lifeline System





a.

Horizontal Lifeline System:






1)

Multi
-
span horizontal lifeline system that provides uninterrupted pass through capabilities






at any mid span points and continuous hands free operation.






2)

Designed for at least 2 simultaneous users.






3)

Horiz
ontal lifeline is 16mm diameter
.






4)

All
cable securement and termination
components made are 316 stainless steel.






5)

Intermediate bracket supports are shock absorbing and designed to deform during a fall







and absorb a portion of the load created during a fall.






6)

Intermediate bracket supports hold cable in place, to prevent cable oscillation.






7)

User(s) c
an bypass the intermediate bracket from both sides of the system.






8)

Loads imposed on the system terminations and intermediate supports are calculated for







each installation assuming the worst case scenario to insure the anchorage strength







meets or exceeds double the calculated loads as required by OSHA.






9)

All components maintain a minimum safety factor of 2:1 as required by OSHA, specifically






1926.502(d)(8).






10)

Manufacturer and or certified installer to submit loading ca
lculations and performance








data for cable based horizontal lifeline fall protection system as well as fall clearance







calculations reviewed and stamped by a professional engineer licensed in the state where






the system will be located.





b.

Uni
-
16
Horizontal Lifeline System Interface Anchorage Supports (If Applicable)






1)

Fabrication as shown on the drawings and specified as follows:







a. Designed and fabricated to withstand double the horizontal and vertical loads








ca
lculated by the manufacturer or installer of the cable base fall protection system in a







worst case fall scenario.






c.

Horizontal Lifeline System Components and User Equipment






1)

Unieye






2)

Unigrip Swage







a. Ultimate load of 14,8
37 lbs (66kN)






3)

Unigrab







a
. Ultimate load of 7,193 lbs (32 kN)






4)

Unibend









5)

Uniline Cable







a. 16 mm







b. Ultimate load of 17,085 lbs (76 kN)






6)

Uniline

Intermediate Brackets






7)

Unigrip Tensioner






8)

Horizontal Lifeline Posts




3. Rooftop Double Lanyard Horizontal Lifeline System





a. Horizontal Lifeline System






1) Multi
-
span horizontal lifeline system in which the cable passes through the loop of any Rooftop







structural

anchor.






2)

Manufacturer and or certified installer to submit loading calculations and performance








data for a horizontal lifeline fall protection system based on the required number of users, as well







as fall clearance calculations revie
wed and stamped by a professional engineer licensed in the







state where the system will be located.






3)

Loads imposed on the system terminations and intermediate supports are calculated for







each installation assuming the worst case scenari
o to insure the anchorage strength







meets or exceeds double the calculated loads as required by OSHA.






4)

All components maintain a minimum safety factor of 2:1 as required by OSHA, specifically






1926.502(d)(8).






5)

Inline shock absorber
s at one or both ends determined by the designing professional engineer to







ensure MAF not to exceed 900 lbs.






6) Horizontal lifeline to be stainless steel wire rope. Diameter to be determined by the number







of simultaneous users.






7)

Lifeline terminations to be hydraulically swaged and each termination tested in tension to 2250







lbs for three minutes.






8)

System requires the use of a double Y lanyard to ensure 100% fall protection.






9)

Each horizontal lifeline shall
possess a system tag, which states the following:







a. Maximum number of users







b. System fall clearance







c. Type of lanyard to be used







d. Dates of annual inspection







e. Type of system, fall arrest or fall restraint






B
.

Execution of Horizontal Lifeline System






1)

Rooftop Anchor approved certified installer must perform or oversee ALL of the







engineering design, contractor work, and installation of cable systems and







certification of cable systems.






2)

Rooftop Anchor approved certified installer must perform training on how to gain







access and use the Horizontal Lifeline.


2.7
ROOFTOP DAVIT

ASSEMBLY





1.

Davit
Assembly

shall be designed to carry a vertical service load of 1000 lbs with a

safety factor of 4 to 1 and




consists of:





a.

Davit arm






1)
A round extruded aluminum mast.





2)
Aluminum horizontal I
-
beam arm equipped with a sliding stainless steel suspension






line attachment
plate, capa
ble of 360º rotation, with max outreach of 8’6”.






3)
All locking pins, fastening hardware to be stainless steel with fastening tethers.






4) Shall have a load rating plate permanently affixed in a visible location, stating the units weight, the






manufactures information, date of fabrication, and maximum allowable load and that the working load






is not to be exceeded during its use.






5)
Transport assist

wheels shall be solid polyurethane

(flat
-
free type)
, non
-
marking,









2
00
-

lb
s

load rating, ball bearing hub.






6) Quantity_____











b.


Davit socket






1)
A galvanized,
hollow section steel base designed to receive a davit arm. Socket shall be lined with a



material to allow the davit to rotate with minimal resistance when not loaded.







2) Shall be a hinged design with two stainless steel locking pins secured with safety pins to ensure the






locking pins cannot be unintentionally disengaged.







3) Shall have positive means of engagement to recessed davit base.






4)
All locking pins, fastening hardware to be stainless steel with fastening tethers.






5) Quantity_____






c. Davit base






1) A
HDG
galvanized, hollow
section steel base designed to receive a davit socket.






2) Designed to
prevent the accumulation of water.






3) Design height shall allow it to be located below a paver system.






4) Galvanizing vent holes shall be permanently capped/plugged to prevent water infiltration.







5) Flashing compatible with membrane







2.8
ROOFTOP OUTRIGGER BEAM






1.

Outrigger Beam consists of:






a.

Aluminum horizontal I
-
beam arm

equipped with a slidi
ng stainless steel suspension
friction trolley and





end stop
.








b.

All locking pins, fastening hardware to be stainless steel

with fastening tethers
.







c.

Shall have a load rating plate permanently affixed in a visible loc
ation, stating the
units

weight, the





manufactures information, date of fabrication, and maximum allowable load and that the working load is





not to be exceeded during its use.












d.

The outrigger beam must be equipped with wheels at the fu
lcrum and furthest inboard end so as to allow





for ease of transport from point to point.





e.

Front support wheels shall be 12” diameter, 3” width, solid polyurethane

(flat
-
free type)
, non
-
marking, 400
-





lb
s

load rating, ball bearing h
ub.










f.

Shall be designed to carry a vertical service load of 1000 lbs with a safety factor of 4 to 1.







g.

Must have method to have a positively attach to designated anchors to prevent overturning.






h.

Quantity
-

?



2.9
ROOFTOP

RIGGING SLEEVE



1.
Vertical or Horizontal Rigging Sleeve

a. Attachment flange

is 5/8 inch ASTM A 36, structural quality
carbon steel
.



b.
Upright hollow
structural section is 3
-
1/2 to 5
-
1⁄2 inches
Schedule 40










carbon steel, ASTM A 500



c. Rigging/Lifeline securement bar(s) 3⁄4 inch

304 stainless round bar, ASTM A 182.



d. All edges which may bear against

a safety or working line must have a proper radius

to minimize




the opportunity f
or line k
inks and/or chafing.



e.
Carbon steel components hot dip galvanized after

fabrication
.



f. Shall be designed to carry a vertical service load of 1000 lbs with a safety factor of 4 to
1.



g. Sleeve to clear underside of soffit finish a minim
um of 1”.



h.
Flashing compatible with roof membrane.





2.10
ROOFTOP GUARD RAIL



A.

To provide safety to workers near the edge of a rooftop, safety guardrails are to be installed along



open
-
sided walking surfaces, roofs, terra
ces, balconies, stairways, ramps, and landings located more


than 48 inches above floor level.
Minimum height of 42”. Design to OSHA guidelines as well as local

building codes.


2.11
EQUIPMENT





A.

List type and quantity as required. Specifications for rigging sleeves, outrigger beams, permanent power




platform, gantry systems, rolling ladders, climbing monorails, and powered roof cars are not included




here as
there

use in projects is

not ty
pical.





a.





b.






c.




2.12 FABRICATION




A.

Fabricate work true to dimension, square, plumb, level, and free from distortion or defects detrimental to




appearance and performance.



B.

Grind off surplus welding material to ensure exposed

surfaces are smooth so as not to abrade workers’




ropes.



C.

Coordinate anchorage system with supporting structure.



D.

Welding shall be in accordance with the AWS Structural Welding Code D1.1/D1.


PART 3 EXECUTION


3.1

EXAMINATION




A.

Do

not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.



B.

Examine project prior to installation and report in writing any defects or other site conditions that would




cause problematic installation of Rooftop Anchor products or possib
le deficiency.



C.

Confirm site dimensions.



D.

If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify client of unsatisfactory





preparation before proceeding.


3.2

PREPARATION




A.

Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to insta
llation.



B.

Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best





result for the substrate under the project conditions.


3.3

INSTALLATION




A.

Install in accordance with Roof Fall Protection manufacturer’s

instructions and approved shop





drawings.



B.

Roof Fall Protection manufacturer shall supervise, inspect, and test installation of fall protection system.


C.

Non
-
swaged cable terminations are not acceptable.



D.
All swaged cable terminations are to be statically load tested to 50% of the maximum design load prior to being



placed in service.



E
.

Assure that all anchors are level, tightly fitted and flush with adjoining surfaces as required.



F
.

To prevent accidental removal, deform minimum of two threads of tail end of anchor studs after nuts have



been tightened.



G
.

Isolate dissimilar materials as required to prevent electrolytic corrosion.



H
.

Coordinate with roofing specified in Secti
on 07500 for the installation of flashings to assure a watertight C.



I
.


Adhesive Anchoring System:

a.

Install using manufacture

a
ccredited installers using manufacture

installation instructions.

b.

Load test each installed anchor assembly to 50 percent

of its rated capacity. Test

results shall be
certified by a certified installer with experience

in suspended access equipment.



H.

Adjust and leave properly functioning equipment.


3.4
MANUFACTURER’S FIELD SERVICES




A.

Testing and certification sha
ll be provided under supervision of the fall protection manufacturer or original




installer.



B.

Annual inspection plus 5 and 10 year recertification provided by the manufacturer or their authorized rep




representatives.



C.

Repair or replace p
arts whenever required. Use parts produced by manufacturer of original equipment.



D.

Provide emergency call back service at all hours for this maintenance period.



E.

Perform maintenance work using competent and qualified personnel under supervision o
f the fall




protection manufacturer or original installer.



F.
Annual inspection of horizontal lifeline shall included documented static load testing of every swaged termination.



3.5
PROTECTION




A.

Protect installed products until completion

of project.



B.

Touch
-
up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.


END OF SECTION