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Building Code Clause F4 - Safety from falling

Abbreviation
NZBC F4
Valid from
01/01/2017

Information provider
Parliamentary Counsel Office
Information type
Legislation
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PDF

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Building Code Clause F4 Safety from falling, is about safe design of all barriers inside and outside the building (includes swimming pool fences). Clause F4 requires buildings are constructed to reduce the likelihood of accidental fall. It requires barriers where people could fall 1 metre or more. The provisions include barriers for roofs with permanent access and barriers for swimming pools. It sets the characteristics required of barriers, for example, being continuous for the full extent of hazard, and having appropriate rigidity, strength and height. From 1 January 2017, the Building (Pools) Amendment Act will delete clauses F4.3.3, F4.3.4(f), and F4.3.5 relating to swimming pool barriers.

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Building Code Clause F4 Safety from falling, is about safe design of all barriers inside and outside the building (includes swimming pool fences). Clause F4 requires buildings are constructed to reduce the likelihood of accidental fall. It requires barriers where people could fall 1 metre or more. The provisions include barriers for roofs with permanent access and barriers for swimming pools. It sets the characteristics required of barriers, for example, being continuous for the full extent of hazard, and having appropriate rigidity, strength and height. From 1 January 2017, the Building (Pools) Amendment Act will delete clauses F4.3.3, F4.3.4(f), and F4.3.5 relating to swimming pool barriers.

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Building Code Clause F4 - Safety from falling
Description

Building Code Clause F4 Safety from falling, is about safe design of all barriers inside and outside the building (includes swimming pool fences). Clause F4 requires buildings are constructed to reduce the likelihood of accidental fall. It requires barriers where people could fall 1 metre or more. The provisions include barriers for roofs with permanent access and barriers for swimming pools. It sets the characteristics required of barriers, for example, being continuous for the full extent of hazard, and having appropriate rigidity, strength and height. From 1 January 2017, the Building (Pools) Amendment Act will delete clauses F4.3.3, F4.3.4(f), and F4.3.5 relating to swimming pool barriers.

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