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BRANZ Bulletin Issue 626 Slip resistance of floors

Abbreviation
BU626
Valid from
01/08/2018

Information provider
BRANZ Limited
Information type
BRANZ Bulletin
Format
PDF, Hard copy

Description

Falls on slippery floors claim the lives of several New Zealanders every year, and many more suffer non-fatal injuries from slipping or skidding. 

Under Building Code clause D1 Access routes, defined access routes, floors and paths must have sufficient friction to minimise the risk of people slipping and being injured.

Scope

This bulletin covers how to ensure floors are slip resistant.

This bulletin covers:

  • Building Code requirements
  • Defining slip resistance
  • Measuring slip resistance
  • Acceptable slip-resistance materials
  • Slip resistance in defined access routes
  • Slip resistance within dwellings
  • Improving the slip resistance of existing floors
  • Maintenance
  • Tripping hazards
  • Building Code Clauses and Standards
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Notes/comments

This Bulleting updates and replaces Bulletin 370 of the same name.

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For assistance with locating previous versions, please contact the information provider.

This Bulleting updates and replaces Bulletin 370 of the same name.

This resource is not cited by any other resources.

BRANZ Bulletin Issue 626 Slip resistance of floors

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BRANZ Bulletin Issue 626 Slip resistance of floors

Description

Falls on slippery floors claim the lives of several New Zealanders every year, and many more suffer non-fatal injuries from slipping or skidding. 

Under Building Code clause D1 Access routes, defined access routes, floors and paths must have sufficient friction to minimise the risk of people slipping and being injured.

View on Information Provider website
BRANZ Bulletin Issue 626 Slip resistance of floors
Description

Falls on slippery floors claim the lives of several New Zealanders every year, and many more suffer non-fatal injuries from slipping or skidding. 

Under Building Code clause D1 Access routes, defined access routes, floors and paths must have sufficient friction to minimise the risk of people slipping and being injured.

View on Information Provider website
This resource does not cite any other resources.

BRANZ Bulletin Issue 626 Slip resistance of floors

This resource does not CITE any other resources.
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