Solartek Safety Window Film upgrades glass to meet current Health and Safety Laws – Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulation 14.
When installed, safety film holds glass together on impact. There have been many injuries sustained by glass since it became law that existing glass must be upgraded to break safely and must meet EN12600 European impact tests.
The application of the correct window film to your existing glass can ensure your glass is compliant with most glazing standards whilst creating huge savings by not changing the glass.
Document N outlines legislation relating to glazing safety, specifically protection against impact and manifestation of glazing.
This is similar to the Workplace (Health safety & Welfare) Regulations, however is designed for new buildings rather than existing buildings.
The Disability Discrimination Act is a piece of legislation that promotes civil rights for disabled people and protects disabled people from discrimination, there is an area within this that protects individuals from the dangers of glass & glazing.
Carbon reduction window film addresses the Carbon Reduction Commitment, an initiative from the government that cannot be ignored.
The Carbon Reduction Commitment brings in the UK’s first mandatory carbon trading scheme. Launched in April 2010, it covers large non-energy intensive business and public sector organisations.
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