Under NCC 2016 BCA Section D2.16, a continuous barrier must be provided along the side of:
• A roof in which general access is provided; and
• A stairway, ramp, floor, corridor, hallway, balcony, deck, verandah, mezzanine, access bridge or similar; and
• Any delineated path of access to a building
if the trafficable surface is 1 m or more above the surface beneath, in the areas listed above.
A barrier required under the above must be constructed in accordance with the table below.
Please note that the above list & table is only a small snippet of the compliances detailed under NCC 2016 BCA Section D2.16 for barriers. The standard must be read in full to understand all of the compliances required to create a complaint barrier system.
The section views below show the Moddex Assistrail AR45 & the Moddex Conectabal CB30 systems repectively detailed to the compliance requirements in NCC 2016 BCA Section D2.16.