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PDFWAC 296-150C-1175

Glass and glazed openings.

The provisions of this section shall apply to the installation of glass or glazed openings, including hazardous locations.
(1) Standards. Standards for material shall meet International Building Code Section 2406.1.
(2) Identification. Flat glass shall bear the manufacturer's label designating the type and thickness of glass. Safety glazing shall have the manufacturer's identification etched or ceramic fired on the glass and be visible when the unit is glazed.
(3) Wind loads. Exterior glass and glazing shall be capable of withstanding a wind pressure of twenty pounds per square foot.
(4) Hazardous locations. The following shall be considered specific hazardous locations for the purposes of glazing:
(a) Glazing in ingress and egress doors;
(b) Glazing in fixed and sliding panels of sliding door assemblies and panels in swinging doors other than wardrobe doors;
(c) Glazing in storm doors;
(d) Glazing in fixed or operable panels adjacent to a door where the nearest exposed edge of the glazing is within a twenty-four-inch arc of either vertical edge of the door in a closed position;
(e) Glazing in a fixed or operable panel, other than locations in (d) of this subsection, that meets all of the following conditions:
(i) Exposed area of an individual pane greater than nine square feet.
(ii) Exposed bottom edge less than eighteen inches above the floor;
(f) Shower doors and tub enclosures.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 43.22 RCW and 2003 c 291. WSR 05-01-102, § 296-150C-1175, filed 12/14/04, effective 2/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.22.340, 43.22.350, 43.22.355, 43.22.360, 43.22.400, 43.22.432, 43.22.433, 43.22.434, 43.22.450, 43.22.480, and 43.22.485. WSR 00-17-148, § 296-150C-1175, filed 8/22/00, effective 9/30/00.]
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