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#206726 - 08/03/12 08:09 AM Temporary Construction Lighting
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What is a typical required light level specified for temporary general construction lighting? I have seen 50FC specified but that seems really high and had to achieve.

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#206728 - 08/03/12 09:46 AM Re: Temporary Construction Lighting [Re: cgw]
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You are 5x to 10x the real rule, depending on what kind of "construction area"

it is 5 FC in general construction areas, 10 FC in batch plants and electrical equipment rooms but as low as 3 FC if you are excavating, placing concrete or storing materials

http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=STANDARDS&p_id=10630

50 FC would be a very brightly lit office.
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#206747 - 08/06/12 09:02 AM Re: Temporary Construction Lighting [Re: cgw]
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Thanks

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