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Temporary Construction Lighting #206726
08/03/12 11:09 AM
08/03/12 11:09 AM
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cgw  Offline OP
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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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Re: Temporary Construction Lighting [Re: cgw] #206728
08/03/12 12:46 PM
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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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Re: Temporary Construction Lighting [Re: cgw] #206747
08/06/12 12:02 PM
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Thanks


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