Miscellaneous Safety Concerns

Safety Glass

Safety glass should be installed in the following locations:

  • Sliding panels of patio and swinging doors;
  • In doors and enclosures for the tubs, whirlpools, saunas, steam rooms, bathtubs and showers;
  • Any window that is less than 60 inches above any bathtub;
  • In any window where the pane has a surface area grater than 9 square feet and the bottom edge is less than 18 inches off of the floor;

Any window that is within 24 inches of an exterior door and more than 9 square feet of surface area;

All glass inserts in any form of railing, regardless of dimensions, and

Any windows at the base of a stairway or landing.

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