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SNZ NZS 4223.3

Glazing in buildings Part 3: Human impact safety requirements

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Organization: SNZ
Publication Date: 29 February 2016
Status: active
Page Count: 64
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NZS 4223.3 specifies minimum requirements for glass selection and glazing in locations subject to human impact and safeguarding against falls.

All glazing wholly or partly within 2000 mm of the floor or ground level and that is not protected from human impact is covered by this part of NZS 4223.

The following are excluded from the scope of NZS 4223 Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4:

(a) Glazing in lift cars and liftwells (refer to NZS 4223.1, Appendix A for guidance);

(b) Furniture glass, cabinet glass, vanities, glass basins, refrigeration units, internal glass fitments and glass wall linings, framed internal wall mirrors, and mirrors not specifically covered by these parts;

(c) Buildings and structures with no public access intended for non-habitable building structures for horticultural or agricultural use;

(d) Restoration or repairs to existing decorated glass;

(e) Glazing applications that might fail due to stresses other than tensile stresses, such as glass floors;

(f) Plastic glazing materials;

(g) The construction and installation of windows (refer to NZS 3504, NZS 3619, and NZS 4232.2);

(h) Glass blocks, pavers, slumped, formed, or cast glass;

(i) Point-fixed or point-supported systems, used for glazing, cladding, signage, and the like, not specifically covered by these parts (refer to Part 1 for design criteria and guidance for specific design).

Document History

SNZ NZS 4223.3
February 29, 2016
Glazing in buildings Part 3: Human impact safety requirements
NZS 4223.3 specifies minimum requirements for glass selection and glazing in locations subject to human impact and safeguarding against falls. All glazing wholly or partly within 2000 mm of the...
February 29, 2016
Glazing in buildings Part 3: Human impact safety requirements
NZS 4223.3 specifies minimum requirements for glass selection and glazing in locations subject to human impact and safeguarding against falls. All glazing wholly or partly within 2000 mm of the...
April 12, 1999
Glazing in Buildings Part 3: Human Impact Safety Requirements
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April 12, 1999
Glazing in Buildings Part 3 – Human Impact Safety Requirements
This Part of this Standard specifies minimum requirements for glazing in locations where it is likely to be subject to human impact. Glazing within 2000 mm of the floor level is subject to human...
January 1, 1993
Code of Practice for Glazing in Buildings Part 3: Human Impact Safety Requirements
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