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4 x 8 Skylite

Daylite Natural Lighting Solutions is an experienced, proven solutions provider of innovative commercial and industrial Daylighting designs that use natural lighting systems via our SkyLite line of skylights, that eliminate up to 90% of electrical lighting needs during daylight hours, maximizing energy efficiency and reducing energy costs. The use of Daylite’s Skylite system in green building design affords the customer the opportunity to earn  LEED credits in several categories.

For over 20 years we have installed daylighting solutions worldwide for commercial, industrial, military, government, retail and education applications to take advantage of the what the sun offers us for free: natural sunlight. Offering up to 10 times more light than a traditional skylight, our hybrid SkyLite products are an excellent solution for new construction or retrofit, do not discolor or leak, and carry a 20-year warranty.

We offer full design and customization services and impressive energy efficiency analysis to show how your new or retrofit project will benefit from daylighting solutions by Daylite Natural Lighting Technologies.

Cal-Osha has changed the minimum standards for skylights fall through protection. In the past there was a 200 pound per sq ft surface area protection. Cal-Osha has increased this to a minimum 400 pound per sq ft surface area protection.

Cal-Osha amended section 3212
Floor and roof opening covers shall be capable of safely supporting the greater of 400 pounds or twice the weight of the employees, equipment, and materials that may be imposed on any one square foot of the cover at any time.

Are your skylights in compliance with new Cal-Osha amended section 3212?
Daylite has designed a skylight screen to meet Cal-Osha’s 400 pound protection requirement.

A fall through an unguarded skylight usually results in death or serious injury. The following regulations speak to the need for skylight protection:

Osha Regulation 29 CFR 1910.23 Guarding Floor and Wall Openings and Holes.
(a)(4) every skylight,  oor opening, and hole shall be guarded by a standard skylight screen or  xed railing on all exposed sides.

Osha Regulation 29 CFR 1926.501 Duty to have Fall Protection
(a)(2) The employer shall determine if the walking/working surfaces on which the employees are to work have the strength and structural integrity to support employees safely. Employees shall be allowed to work on those surfaces only when the surfaces have the requisite strength and structural integrity.

(b)(4) Holes (i) Each employee on walking/working surface shell be protected from falling through holes (including skylights)
more than 6 feet above lower levels by personal fall arrest systems, covers, or guardrail systems erected around such holes. (ii) Each employee on walking/working surface shall be protected from tripping or stepping in the holes (including skylights) by covers.