Back9.8.8.6.(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:

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.
To provide prescriptive criteria as an alternative to the requirement of Sentence 9.8.8.6.(1).