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55 Pa. Code § 6400.73. Handrails and railings.

§ 6400.73. Handrails and railings.

 (a)  Each ramp, and interior stairway and outside steps exceeding two steps shall have a well-secured handrail.

 (b)  Each porch that has over an 18-inch drop shall have a well-secured railing.


   The provisions of this §  6400.73 amended through January 22, 1982, effective March 1, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 384; amended August 9, 1991, effective November 8, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3595. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (133682).

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