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Last edited 03 Sep 2018
- A handrail is ’..a rail, at hand height or a little higher, for people to hold for support’.
- Guarding is ‘…a barrier that denies pedestrians or vehicles access to another area’.
In buildings that might be used by children under 5, guarding should be designed so that a 100 mm sphere cannot pass through, it should prevent children being held fast and should be difficult to climb.
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