HANDRAILS – FLORIDA BUILDING CODE 7TH EDITION (2017)

(Located in Florida Building Code Chapter 10 – Means of Egress) 1014.1 Where required. Handrails serving stairways, ramps, stepped aisles and ramped aisles shall be adequate in strength and attachment in accordance with Section 1607.8. Handrails required for stairways by Section 1011.11 shall comply with Sections 1014.2 through 1014.9. Handrails required for ramps by Section 1012.8 shall comply with Sections 1014.2 through 1014.8. Handrails for stepped aisles and ramped aisles required by Section 1029.15 shall comply with Sections 1014.2 through 1014.8. 1014.2 Height. Handrail height, … Continue readingHANDRAILS – FLORIDA BUILDING CODE 7TH EDITION (2017)

LOADS ON HANDRAILS AND GUARDS – FLORIDA BUILDING CODE 6TH EDITION (2017)

(Located in Florida Building Code Chapter 16 – Structural Design) 1607.8 Loads on handrails, guards, grab bars, seats and vehicle barriers. Handrails, guards, grab bars, accessible seats, accessible benches and vehicle barriers shall be designed and constructed for the structural loading conditions set forth in this section. … Continue readingLOADS ON HANDRAILS AND GUARDS – FLORIDA BUILDING CODE 6TH EDITION (2017)

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GUARDRAILS – FLORIDA BUILDING CODE 6TH EDITION (2017)

Florida Building Code SECTION 1015 GUARDS (Located in Florida Building Code Chapter 10 – Means of Egress) 1015.1 General. Guards shall comply with the provisions of Sections 1015.2 through 1015.7. Operable windows with sills located more than 72 inches (1829 mm) above finished grade or other surface below shall comply … Continue readingGUARDRAILS – FLORIDA BUILDING CODE 6TH EDITION (2017)

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