Quiz answers


Overview of recent glass barrier changes

1)      When did amendment 13 to B1/AS1 citing NZS4223 Part 3 come into force?
ANSWER: The changes came into effect on 1 June 2016.

2)      If you deign or specify a propriety glass barrier that does not meet the recently amended B1/AS1 requirements what is your applicable compliance pathway?
ANSWER: The alternative solution route.

3)      What is the purpose of providing an ‘interlinking rail’ as part of the barrier assembly?
ANSWER: To provide a ‘second line of defence’ in the event of the glass failing.

4)      Do existing barriers have to be upgraded to comply with the new requirements?

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