Common SANS 10400 Violations and How to Avoid Them

Common SANS 10400 Violations and How to Avoid Them

Violating SANS 10400 Can Result in Serious Consequences Building regulations are in place for a reason: to ensure the safety, health, and well-being of those who live or work in the structures we create. In South Africa, SANS 10400 is the framework governing these regulations, with the goal of maintaining high standards in construction. SANS…

Stairway Safety Demystified: A Look at Building Regs Part M
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Stairway Safety Demystified: A Look at Building Regs Part M

Stairways – Part M – They Must Be Safe It stands to reason that stairways must be safe. If stairs are too steep, and they don’t have railings, or if screens and balustrades are not strong and secure, people may fall with disastrous consequences. What the National Building Regulations say about Stairs and Stairways “Any…

Floors – Part J

Floors – Part J

Building Regulations that Apply to Floors-Part J The application of National Building Regulations governing floors, encapsulated in Part J of SANS 10400, represents a crucial yet expansive segment of the construction regulatory framework. While seemingly concise, considering the extensive surface area floors cover within a dwelling, these regulations have evolved over time to offer a…

Drainage – Part P

Drainage – Part P

SANS 10400-Part P, Drainage, Plumbing, Sanitation and Water Disposal The Vital Role of Drainage and Plumbing in Ensuring Health, Safety, and Efficiency in Buildings Introduction: Drainage and plumbing constitute a critical aspect of building infrastructure, playing a crucial role in maintaining safety, health, and the efficient functioning of a property. While often hidden from view,…