Guidelines for using safety glazing
Safety glass must prevent people from being injured.
Safety glazing has great tensile strength, but should a pane break, it will break in a way that normally prevents injury.
When to use safety glass?
Follow these guidelines to avoid injury.
Guidelines for the use of safety glass
Approved document K of the UK Building Regulations and BS 6262-4:2005 identify the critical areas and requirements for safety glass.
Approved document K of the Building Regulations identifies the requirements for containment. BS 6206:1981 identifies the impact test procedure and classification for safety glass.
The illustration shows indicative examples of risk areas through glass panels.