Preventing breakages of frameless glass balustrades

How to eliminate or reduce the workplace health and safety risk of frameless glass balustrades breaking.
Last updated

Nov 2013

Reading level

medium

File Type and Size

PDF, 122.91 kB

Document Length

2 pages

What it contains

Frameless glass barriers or can sometimes break or shatter, creating a health and safety risk for people near the glass when it breaks. This document outlines the occupational health and safety duties of workplaces that have frameless glass. It explains:

  • how to protect employees while installing these barriers (balustrades)
  • how to protect employees during building construction activity