Collapse of fabric shade sail support structures: A health and safety solution

How to reduce injury risks by preventing shade sails from collapsing.

Published: 01 Jun 2007
File type: PDF
File size: 38.57 kB
Reading level: Medium

What it contains

This document outlines how employers, designers and installers can prevent structural failures in shade sails. It explains:

  • the injury risks when shade sails are inadequately designed and built
  • how good design and regular maintenance can prevent a sail's structural collapse
  • the Building Commission requirements for shade sails