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Slip resistance of decks

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Author: BRANZ,
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2000

Abstract:

If access from the street to the main entry of the house is across a deck, BRANZ (Building Research Association of New Zealand) recommends that the access route should have a slip reistance of 0.4 when wet. This is to comply with D1/AS1 which is the Acceptable Solution to the New Zealand Building Code clause D1 Access Routes. This short article also discusses shrinkage control in smaller slabs where the length to width ratio is greater than 2:1.


Further Details

Issue: October
Publisher: BRANZ (Building Research Association of New Zealand)
Accession Number: 24.6.03
Keywords: New Zealand, design, safety improvement, regulation compliance
Reads: 178
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