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.
Can be used on Commercial and Residential jobs
Easy to install
Rear Pocket can be used as a toeboard when using as a guardrail
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
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.
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.