Back9.8.8.5.(2)

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:

Maximum size of openings in guards required by Article 9.8.8.1., in buildings of industrial occupancy to which Part 9 applies [see Sentence 1.3.3.3.(1) of Division A for application of Part 9].

INTENT:

In buildings of an occupancy where unsupervised small children are unlikely to be present, to limit the probability of excessively large openings in guards, which could lead to adults falling through the guards, which could lead to harm to persons.
To supersede the requirement stated in Sentence (1) regarding openings through guards, where unsupervised small children are unlikely to be present.