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F Safety of users

F Safety of Users safeguards people from injury or illness.  The clauses cover hazards from construction, demolition, building materials, substances, processes, safety from falling, and ensure visibility in escape routes and that buildings have warning systems and signs.  

Some of the provisions safeguard people from a loss of amenity and ensure people with disabilities can carry out normal activities and processes in buildings. There are also provisions for the protection of other property.

Record of amendments is a record of changes to the Acceptable Solutions, Verification Methods and handbooks.

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This information is published by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people: