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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.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
H.

Rooftop
Rooftop
Rooftop
Rooftop
Rooftop
Rooftop
Rooftop
Rooftop

Anchor
Wall Anchor
Rail Systems
Lifeline System
Davit
Outrigger Beam
Rigging Sleeve
Guard Rail

1.2 RELATED SECTIONS


A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
H.
I.
J.
K.
L.
M.

Section
Section
Section
Section
Section
Section
Section
Section
Section
Section
Section
Section
Section

03300
03400
05120
05210
05310
05500
05516
07400
07430
07510
07530
07700
11010

1.3 REFERENCES

Cast-In-Place Concrete
Pre-Cast Concrete
Structural Steel
Open Web Steel Joists
Metal Deck
Metal Fabrications
Catwalks
Metal Roofing
Composite Roof Panels
Built-Up Roofing
Electrometric Roofing
Roof Specialties and Accessories
Maintenance Equipment, Window Washing Systems

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
H.
I.
J.
K.
L.
M.
N.
O.

29 CFR 1910.23 - Occupational Health and Safety Standards for General Industry.
29 CFR 1910.28 - Walking/Working Surfaces, Subpart D.
29 CFR 1926.500 - Safety and Health Regulations for Construction, Subpart M-Fall Protection.
AISC S342L-1993
AISI SG-971-1996
ANSI/IWCA I 14.1 - Window Cleaning Standard; Rooftop Safety Anchors.
ANSI Z359.1 - Safety Requirements for Personal Fall Arrest Systems, Subsystems and Components.
ASME A120.1-2001
ASTM A 36 - Standard Specification for Carbon Structural Steel.
ATM A 182 - Standard Specification for Forged or Rolled Alloy and Stainless Steel Pipe Flanges, Forged
Fittings, and Valves and Parts for High-Temperature Service.
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.
ASTM A 500 - Standard Specification for Cold-Formed Welded and Seamless Carbon Steel Structural
Tubing in Rounds and Shapes.
ASTM F 593C - Standard Specification for Stainless Steel Bolts, Hex Cap Screws, and Studs.
AWS D1.1/D1 - American Welding Society, Structural Welding Code.
OSHA (29 CFR 1920.66 App C to 1910 Subpart F (Personal Fall Arrest Systems).

1.4 DESIGN / PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS


A.
B.
C.

Provide Fall Protection System in compliance with OSHA, ANSI, and all applicable state and federal
regulatory requirements.
Fall Protection System shall provide independent fall arrest in addition to suspension line anchorages for
descent location.
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 components.
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 are 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.
B.

C.

Submit under provisions of Section 11010.


Product Data: Manufacturers data sheets on each product to be used, including:
1. Preparation instructions and recommendations.
2. Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
3. Installation methods.
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

D.

E.
F.

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 manufacturers 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.
Operation and Maintenance Data:
1. Include parts catalog 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 proper use of equipment for safe operation of
the system.
Manufacturers Certificates: Certify products meet or exceed specified requirements.
Closeout Submittals: Provide manufacturers maintenance instructions that include recommendations 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.

B.
C.
D.

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


design, fabrication and installation. Must carry specific liability insurance in the amount of $10,000,000.00
to protect against product/system failure. Companies, such as miscellaneous metal fabricators, who do
not typically engage in the design and manufacturing of suspended maintenance equipment, are not
permitted to bid.
Professional Engineer: A professional engineer who is legally qualified to practice in the jurisdiction where
the project is located and who is experienced in providing engineering services of the kind required.
Welding to be executed by certified welders in accordance with AWS requirements.
Installer Qualifications: Specializing in the Work of this section and trained and certified by the fall
protection system manufacturer.

1.7 DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING


A.

Store products in manufacturers unopened packaging until ready for installation.

1.8 SEQUENCING
A.
B.

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.
Ensure that products of this section are supplied 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
manufacturers 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 Substantial Completion with an option for extending maintenance service on an annual basis
thereafter.

1.11 WARRANTY
A.
B.
C.
C.
D.
E.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
D.
E.

Rooftop
Rooftop
Rooftop
Rooftop
Rooftop
Rooftop
Rooftop
Rooftop
Rooftop
Rooftop
Rooftop
Rooftop
Rooftop

Anchor: Provide with manufacturers 25 year limited warranty.


RoofSafe Anchor (Steel): Provide with manufacturers 10 year limited warranty.
RoofSafe Anchor (Aluminum): Provide with manufacturers 25 year limited warranty.
Wall Anchor: Provide with manufacturers 25 year limited warranty.
Unirail: Provide with manufacturers 10 year limited warranty.
RoofSafe Rail: Provide with manufacturers 25 year limited warrant
Monorail channel: Provide with manufacturers 10 year limited warranty.
Monorail trolley: Provide with manufacturers 1 year limited warranty.
Lifeline: Provide with manufacturers 10 year limited warranty.
Davit Assembly: Provide with manufacturers 1 year limited warranty.
Outrigger Beam: Provide with manufacturers 1 year limited warranty.
Rigging Sleeve: Provide with manufacturers 10 year limited warranty.
Guard Rail: Provide with manufacturers 1 year limited warranty.

PART 2 PRODUCTS
2.1 MANUFACTURERS
A.

B.
C.

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
Substitutions: Not permitted.
Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01600.

2.2 MATERIAL
A.

B.
C.
D.

E.

F.

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.
Exposed Structural Components Finish: Stainless Steel
1. Stainless Steel: 304 ASTM A 182.
Exposed Structural Components Finish: polyurea/polyurethane elastomers
1. Polyurea/polyurethane elastomers: LINE-X Protective Coatings
Non-Structural Components:
1. Sheet and Plate: ASTM A 36
2. Extruded Bars, Rods, Shapes, and Tubes
Nuts, Bolts, Davit Pins, and Washers:
1. Stainless Steel: 304 ASTM A 193 Grade B8 or ASTM F 593C
2. Galvanized Steel: SAE J429 Grade 2 or SAE J429 Grade 5
3. Galvanize Steel: ASTM A 36.
Anchor Bolts for securing base plates:

1.

G.

Metal: Stainless Steel, 304 Stainless Steel; ASTM A 193 Grade 8, B8 2. Size: 5/8 inch (16 mm)
diameter minimum.
2. Galvanized Steel: SAE J429 Grade 2 or SAE J429 Grade 5
3. Galvanize Steel: ASTM A 36.
Hilti 150 Max-SD Adhesive Anchoring System:
1. Anchor size and embedment depth: As needed to suit loads imposed by Rooftop Anchor
equipment.
2. Final determination of proper anchoring system shall be based on concrete condition, psi, and
thickness.

2.3 ROOFTOP ANCHOR


A.

B.

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 Rooftop Anchor consists of six major components:
a. Cap is 14 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 4-12 inches (89 to 114 mm) Schedule 40 carbon
steel, ASTM A 500, Grade B. Polyurethane foam filled (optional).
d. Loop is 34 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 direction without permanent deflection.
Weld to Structure rooftop anchor consists of five major components:
a. Cap is 14 inch (6 mm) ASTM A 36, structural quality carbon steel plate.
b. Upright hollow structural section is 3-1/2 to 4-12 inches (89 to 114 mm) Schedule 40 carbon
steel, ASTM A 500, Grade B. Polyurethane foam filled(optional).
c. Loop is 34 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.
Retrofit
2. Beam wrap: Capable of withstanding 5000 lbs. (2268kg) in any direction without fracture or
detachment. Capable of withstanding 2500 lbs. (1136.1 kg) in any direction without permanent
deflection. Beam wrap rooftop anchor consists of six major components:
a. Cap is 14 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 4-12 inches (89 to 114 mm) Schedule 40 carbon
steel, ASTM A 500, Grade B. Polyurethane foam filled(optional).
d. Loop is 34 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.

3. Open Web Joist: 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.
Open web steel joist rooftop anchor consists of seven major components:
a. Cap is 14 inch (6 mm) ASTM A 36, structural quality carbon 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 4-12 inches (89 to 114 mm) Schedule 40 carbon
steel, ASTM A 500, Grade B. Polyurethane foam filled(optional).
d. Loop is 34 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 inch (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 14 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 4-12 inches (89 to 114 mm) Schedule 40 carbon
steel, ASTM A 500, Grade B. Polyurethane foam filled(optional).
c. Loop is 34 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 direction without
permanent deflection. Epoxy rooftop anchor consists of seven major components:
a. Cap is 14 inch (6 mm) ASTM A 36, structural quality carbon steel plate
b. Base plate is 5/8 inch thick ASTM A-36 structural quality carbon 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 4-12 inches (89 to 114 mm) Schedule 40 carbon
steel, ASTM A 500, Grade B. Polyurethane foam filled(optional).
d. Loop is 34 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 event 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 Management Anchor
c.
Four zinc coat heavy duty steel toggle bolts, S-5! Clamps or heavy duty rivets (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 14 inch (6 mm) 304 stainless steel plate HRA&P, ASTM A 240.
b.
Exposed Loop is 34 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 14 inch (6 mm) 304 stainless steel plate HRA&P, ASTM A 240.
b.
Loop is 34 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 14 inch (6 mm) 304 stainless steel plate HRA&P, ASTM A 240.
b.
Loop is 34 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 facilitate 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 contraction.
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.
3.
4.
C. Rooftop Monorail:
1.

Rivets & S-5! Clamps


Rail
Stainless Steel Connecting Spigot

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 members 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 matched 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. Trolleys 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 machined 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 supporting 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 diameter, 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 fall.
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 calculated 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. Designed 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 ability 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 intermediates 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, ceiling 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 terminations
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)
Horizontal lifeline is 16mm diameter.

4)
5)

All cable securement and termination components made are 316 stainless steel.
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) can 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 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. 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
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)
Unieye
2)
Unigrip Swage
a. Ultimate load of 14,837 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 reviewed 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 scenario 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 absorbers 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)
8)
9)

Lifeline terminations to be hydraulically swaged and each termination tested in tension to 2250
lbs for three minutes.
System requires the use of a double Y lanyard to ensure 100% fall protection.
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, capable of 360 rotation, with max outreach of 86.
All
locking pins, fastening hardware to be stainless steel with fastening tethers.
3)
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,
200- lbs load rating, ball bearing hub.
6) Quantity_____
b.

c.

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_____
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 sliding 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 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.
d. The outrigger beam must be equipped with wheels at the fulcrum 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, 400lbs load rating, ball bearing hub.
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 5-12 inches Schedule 40
carbon steel, ASTM A 500
c. Rigging/Lifeline securement bar(s) 34 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 for line kinks 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 minimum 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, terraces, 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 typical.
a.
b.
c.

2.12 FABRICATION

A.
B.
C.
D.

Fabricate work true to dimension, square, plumb, level, and free from distortion or defects detrimental to
appearance and performance.
Grind off surplus welding material to ensure exposed surfaces are smooth so as not to abrade workers
ropes.
Coordinate anchorage system with supporting structure.
Welding shall be in accordance with the AWS Structural Welding Code D1.1/D1.

PART 3 EXECUTION
3.1 EXAMINATION
A.
B.
C.
D.

Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.


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 possible deficiency.
Confirm site dimensions.
If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify client of unsatisfactory
preparation before proceeding.

3.2 PREPARATION
A.
B.

Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.


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.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
H.
I.

H.

Install in accordance with Roof Fall Protection manufacturers instructions and approved shop
drawings.
Roof Fall Protection manufacturer shall supervise, inspect, and test installation of fall protection system.
Non-swaged cable terminations are not acceptable.
All swaged cable terminations are to be statically load tested to 50% of the maximum design load prior to being
placed in service.
Assure that all anchors are level, tightly fitted and flush with adjoining surfaces as required.
To prevent accidental removal, deform minimum of two threads of tail end of anchor studs after nuts have
been tightened.
Isolate dissimilar materials as required to prevent electrolytic corrosion.
Coordinate with roofing specified in Section 07500 for the installation of flashings to assure a watertight C.
Adhesive Anchoring System:
a. Install using manufacture accredited 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.
Adjust and leave properly functioning equipment.

3.4 MANUFACTURERS FIELD SERVICES


A.
B.

Testing and certification shall be provided under supervision of the fall protection manufacturer or original
installer.
Annual inspection plus 5 and 10 year recertification provided by the manufacturer or their authorized rep
representatives.

C.
D.
E.
F.

Repair or replace parts whenever required. Use parts produced by manufacturer of original equipment.
Provide emergency call back service at all hours for this maintenance period.
Perform maintenance work using competent and qualified personnel under supervision of the fall
protection manufacturer or original installer.
Annual inspection of horizontal lifeline shall included documented static load testing of every swaged termination.

3.5 PROTECTION
A.
B.

Protect installed products until completion of project.


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