1 The panes of all safety glazing material shall be permanently marked by the installer in such a manner that the markings are visible in individual panes after installation.
2 Safety glazing material that complies with the requirements of SANS 1263-1 shall be used where (see figures 2 to 4):
(a) the occupancy or building classification is A3 (place of instruction), E1 (place of detention), E2 (hospital) and E3 (other institutional residential buildings 9 see SANS 10400-A);
(b) doors and slide lights form part of any entrance up to 2 100mm from finished floor level;
(c) a window has a sill height of less than 500mm from the floor;
(d) a window has a sill height of less than 800mm from the floor without Any permanent barrier that prevents persons from coming into contact with the glass panel, and is so placed that persons are likely, on normal traffic routes, to move directly towards such a window;
NOTE: A barrier could be any feature, ie. a heavy bar across a window or a flower box placed in front of the window, that will provide a physical or visual barrier between the glass and person.
(e) a bath enclosure or shower cubicle is glazed or where glazing occurs immediately above a bath;
(f) glazing is used in any shop front or display window within 2100mm from the finished floor level;
(g) glazing is used in any wall or balustrade to a stairway, ramp, landing or balcony;
(h) glazing is used within 1800mm of the pitch line of a stairway or the surface of a ramp, landing or balcony;
(i) glazing applications are sloped or horizontal;
(j) a mirror is installed as a facing to a cupboard door less than 800mm above floor level and there is no solid backing;
(k) glazing is used around areas such as swimming pools and ice rinks; and
(l) glazing is used in internal partitions, which are within 2100mm of floor level.
3 Glass in balustrades shall be toughened safety glass unless rigidly supported on all sides.
4 Glass in horizontal or sloping applications shall be laminated or toughened safety glass. Toughened safety glass shall only be used where individual panes are framed on all sides.
5 Wired glass that has two-edged support may be used in vertical glazing in sawtooth roofs.
6 The thicknesses and maximum panel dimensions of frameless bath and shower enclosures shall be as given in table 10.