All ladders used in window cleaning operations shall comply with the requirements of paragraph (C) of rule 4123:1-5-03 of the Administrative Code in addition to the following:
(A) Metal ladders shall not be provided for use where exposed electrical contacts are present.
(B) Metal ladders shall not be provided when damaging chemicals are to be used, unless the ladder used has been appropriately treated to protect it from such chemicals.
(C) The use of ladders with hooks attached, to be hung on or over a parapet wall or other projection is prohibited in window cleaning operations unless tied back in the manner prescribed for scaffolds in paragraph (D) of rule 4123:1-17-03 of the Administrative Code, and safety beltsor harness and lifelines are provided in compliance with rule 4123:1-17-06 of the Administrative Code.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates:
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4121.12, 4121.121, 4121.13, Const. Art. II, Section 35
Rule Amplifies: 4121.13
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/64, 1/1/83, 12/1/04, 3/15/10