Back9.8.8.6.(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:

Climbability of guards required by Article 9.8.8.1. [see Sentence 9.8.8.1.(1) for locations of required guards ], in buildings to which Part 9 applies [see Sentence 1.3.3.3.(1) of Division A for application of Part 9].
This also applies to guards within dwelling units in buildings to which Part 3 applies [see Sentence 1.3.3.2.(1) of Division A for application of Part 3], as stated in Sentence 3.3.4.7.(1).

INTENT:

To limit the probability that children will climb guard elements and fall back over the top, which could lead to harm to persons.