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Compliance with National Construction Code (NCC) requirements is sometimes difficult. This can be due to a variety of reasons, such as technical construction constraints or other applicable laws (e.g., for heritage protected buildings). Usually, the difficulty will be in meeting one or more Deemed-to-Satisfy provisions. To overcome such challenges, building practitioners can seek NCC compliance…
Key points: •  Falls on stairs are common, and often lead to serious injuries. •  Falls on stairs are often complex – there are multiple possible factors that can cause a fall. •  Many stair incidents can easily be prevented, and remedial solutions implemented at minimal cost. •  Ultimately, however, steps and stairs should be designed and built…
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