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.
In this section
F1 Hazardous agents on site
Identifying and neutralising any hazardous agents or other contamination of the building site.
F2 Hazardous building materials
Safety for glass and glazing methods, asbestos and materials that give off noxious fumes.
F3 Hazardous substances and processes
Safety from hazardous substances where stored, handled or used or where hazardous processes are undertaken.
F4 Safety from falling
Safe design of all barriers inside and outside the building (includes swimming pool fences).
F5 Construction and demolition hazards
Providing protection of people and other property during construction and demolition.
F6 Visibility in escape routes
Safety features for escape routes during failure of the main lighting.
F7 Warning systems
Provides early warning systems to alert people to an emergency.
Providing identification of escape routes, hazards, emergency-related safety features and accessible facilities.
F9 Restricting access to residential pools
Restricting access by young children to residential pools.