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  • BS 8213-1(1991) : 1991

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    WINDOWS, DOORS AND ROOFLIGHTS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SAFETY IN USE AND CLEANING OF WINDOWS AND DOORS (INCLUDING GUIDANCE ON CLEANING MATERIALS AND METHODS)

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  01-10-2004

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1991

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    Code of practice
    Section 1. General
    1. Scope
    2. Definitions
    3. Legislation and regulations
    Section 2. Safety in use
    4. Aspects of safety influencing design
    5. Safety of open windows and doors
    6. Risks when operating windows
    7. Risk of accidental impact on the glazing
    Section 3. Access for cleaning
    8. Main accident risks
    9. Cleaning from outside
    10. Cleaning from inside
    Appendix
    A. Guidance on window cleaning materials and methods
    Table
    1. Analysis of risks in cleaning the outside of windows
         from inside
    Figures
    1. Safety rail outside inward opening french door
    2. Danger of open side hung casement on the ground
         floor
    3. Arrangement of doors to suit pedestrian traffic flow
    4. Typical safe reach for cleaning an open casement
    5. Typical safe reach for cleaning from an adjacent
         opening light
    6. Safe downwards reach for cleaning fixed lights
         through an opening light above the ground floor on
         a sheer wall face
    7. Dangers in cleaning large top hung projecting
         windows from inside
    8. Dangers of working from steps and of cleaning fixed
         side lights through an opening light
    9. Dangers of working from steps and of cleaning fixed
         top lights through an opening light
    10. Dangers of reaching over a pivoted window that does
         not reverse completely

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    Describes recommendations on the design, construction and maintenance of windows and doors for safety in use and during cleaning. It includes recommendations on safe working practices to safeguard those who clean them, whether professional cleaners or householders, and recommendations on opening and on the operating heights of window controls to safeguard occupants and passers-by. The type and thickness of vertical glazing to be used in risk areas is recommended in BS 6262. Guidance on cleaning materials and methods is given.

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    Committee ECB/15
    Development Note SUPERSEDES CP 153: PART 1:1969.
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BIP 3043 : 2005 BS 8300 - DESIGN OF BUILDINGS AND THEIR APPROACHES TO MEET THE NEEDS OF DISABLED PEOPLE - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 7412(1991) : 1991 SPECIFICATION FOR PLASTICS WINDOWS MADE FROM PVC-U EXTRUDED HOLLOW PROFILES
    BS 7883(1997) : 1997 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR APPLICATION AND USE OF ANCHOR DEVICES CONFORMING TO BS EN 795
    06/30143171 DC : DRAFT SEP 2006 BS 7412 - PLASTICS WINDOWS AND DOORSETS MADE FROM UNPLASTICIZED POLYVINYL CHLORIDE (PVC-U) EXTRUDED HOLLOW PROFILES
    BS 7412(2002) : 2002 PLASTICS WINDOWS MADE FROM UNPLASTICIZED POLYVINYL CHLORIDE (PVC-U) EXTRUDED HOLLOW PROFILES - SPECIFICATION
    BS 7083(1996) : 1996 GUIDE TO THE ACCOMMODATION AND OPERATING ENVIRONMENT FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) EQUIPMENT
    BS 8300(2001) : 2001 DESIGN OF BUILDINGS AND THEIR APPROACHES TO MEET THE NEEDS OF DISABLED PEOPLE - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 4873(2004) : 2004 ALUMINIUM ALLOY WINDOWS
    BS 5516-1(2004) : 2004 PATENT GLAZING AND SLOPING GLAZING FOR BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF SLOPING AND VERTICAL PATENT GLAZING
    04/30100932 DC : DRAFT AUG 2004 BS 6510 - STEEL-FRAMED WINDOWS AND GLAZED DOORS
    BIP 3044 : 2005 BS 8300 - DESIGN OF BUILDINGS AND THEIR APPROACHES TO MEET THE NEEDS OF DISABLED PEOPLE - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 4873:2004 ALUMINIUM ALLOY WINDOWS
    BS 7083:1996 GUIDE TO THE ACCOMMODATION AND OPERATING ENVIRONMENT FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) EQUIPMENT

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS CP3:CH5-2(1972) : AMD 7908 CODE OF BASIC DATA FOR THE DESIGN OF BUILDINGS - LOADING - WIND LOADS
    BS CP153-2(1970) : 1970 WINDOWS AND ROOFLIGHTS - WINDOWS AND ROOFLIGHTS - DURABILITY AND MAINTENANCE
    BS PD6512-3(1987) : 1987 USE OF ELEMENTS OF STRUCTURAL FIRE PROTECTION WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO THE RECOMMENDATIONS GIVEN IN BS 5588 'FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF BUILDINGS' - GUIDE TO THE FIRE PERFORMANCE OF GLASS
    BS 8213-4:1990 WINDOWS, DOORS AND ROOF LIGHTS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE INSTALLATION OF REPLACEMENT WINDOWS AND DOOR SETS IN DWELLINGS
    BS 6375-2:1987 PERFORMANCE OF WINDOWS - SPECIFICATION FOR OPERATION AND STRENGTH CHARACTERISTICS
    BS 6270-3(1991) : 1991 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR CLEANING AND SURFACE REPAIR OF BUILDINGS - METALS (CLEANING ONLY)
    BS 5588-1(1990) : 1990 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS
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