The NADRA Code Committee, represented by consultant Glenn Mathewson and co-chair John Kozal, returned to the ICC Code Hearings this past week in Louisville KY. This is the final leg of the code development cycle, where proposals that were either approved or disapproved by the smaller Code Development Committee in April can be brought back for reconsideration. Public comments that are submitted by proponents or opponents prior to this meeting online, form the basis of these discussions.
Major changes to ICC Guardrail Performance Criteria – Additional testing methods plus safety factor increased on AC-273
Update from NADRA's Code Committee: You may have read this last week in our release revealing these new rules or criteria changes from ICC, however we feel it is necessary that we get the word out about these changes once more; and help bring clarity to the subject. This [...]
Reminder to all handrail and guard manufacturers, in June 2017 ICC-ES approved significant revisions to AC273, Acceptance Criteria for Handrails and Guards. NADRA recommends if you have an evaluation or code report for your product in accordance with this acceptance criteria you should contact the agency providing the report on how [...]