Back9.7.5.4.(1)

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

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To minimize the risk of injury to persons as a result of tripping, slipping, falling, contact, drowning or collision.

Objective:

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APPLICATION:

Protection at windows, in public areas, that extend to less than 1 m from floors and that are located above the second storey, in buildings to which Part 9 applies [see Sentence 1.3.3.3.(1) of Division A for application of Part 9].

INTENT:

To limit the probability that inadequate protection will lead to persons who lose their balance falling through windows, which could lead to harm to persons.
To expand the application of Section 9.8. to include the protection of windows in public areas locate above the second storey, in certain circumstances.
To expand the application of the guard loading requirements in Part 4 [more specifically Article 4.1.5.15.] to include certain windows covered in Part 9.