New Test Methodology for Fall Prevention Devices Released

By March 28, 2017 Industry Updates

Standards Australia have recently published a new standard for the test methodology of windows fitted with fall prevention devices, such as screens and window restrictors.

It covers both laboratory testing of restriction devices, screens or barriers that form part of a window system as well as on site testing of devices, screens or barriers that have not been tested as part of the window system.

The new standard is designated AS 5203 – Protection of Openable Windows/Fall Prevention – Test Sequence and Compliance Method.

For more information on the new standards, visit the AWA website.