Code of Practice for Safety in Demolition of Structures
|Publication Date:||1 January 1980|
This Standard outlines the safety precautions to be observed and procedures to be used before, during, and after demolition operations to provide for the safety of the public, workers, and property.
Demolition procedures for both systematic and rapid progressive failure methods are described. Particular emphasis is given to areas of known concern.
Recommendations are made for techniques of demolition for specific structural elements and types of structures, including prestressed concrete. (See Appendix A.)
This Standard shall be read in conjunction with Part 8 of the National Building Code and the appropriate provincial regulations.