G-BOOT SPECIFICATIONS

OVERVIEW

  

The guardrail boot (G – Boot) temporary guardrail base allows for fast installation of temporary fall protection when a fall 6 feet or more to the next lower level is present. The reinforced base meets and exceeds OSHA’s 29 CFR1926.500 standard for fall protection. With a variety of uses, the temporary guardrail base eliminates serious fall situations, throughout the entire construction project.

FEATURES

  

Can be used on Commercial and Residential jobs

Lightweight

Chemical Resistant 

Weather Resistant

 Easy to install

Rear Pocket can be used as a toeboard when using as a guardrail


BENEFITS

  

  Meets OSHA’s Fall Protection Requirements

Extends Parapet walls up to 12 inches

Uses 8 foot boards for easy installation

Large pocket accepts  2 – 2” x 4” pieces up to 48”

Top Rail can be installed at 42”, plus or minus 3”

Mid Rail can be installed at 2

INSTALLATION

  

With minimal labor, the G-BOOT can be installed within minutes. Each base comes with all of the installation hardware.


The G-BOOT can be anchored on 2” dimensional lumber wood blocking, 18-gauge, 6” wide exterior wall framing, both B and F deck 22 through 18 gauge, ¾ inch plywood framing and other material, including concrete.


The railing and post can be held in place with the provided wood screws. For concrete installation, the concrete should be at least 4,000 PSI and a 3 ½  inch long concrete anchor.

PRECAUTIONS

  

Follow all manufacturer’s recommendations.


Guardrail shall be inspected daily and any deficiencies should be addressed immediately by a competent person


Remove bases from service if there are any indications of cracks, splintering, missing pieces or other damage that may lead to premature failure.