Building Code of the Philippines(1)

Buildingstructures 1 general 11 the construction

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Unformatted text preview: devices depending on local conditions provided that the minimum standard of safety sought to be achieved under this Rule is not jeopardized. 2. Protective Methods/Devices shall be provided in accordance with the conditions hereunder: 2.1 Table l Height of Construction Distance from Construction Less than 1.80 meters Railing 2.40 meters or less 1.80 meters or more Less than 1.80 meters Protection Required None Fence and Canopy 1.80 meters or more but not more than Fence and Canopy More than 2.40 meters one-fourth the height of construction 1.80 meters or more, but between one-fourth to one-half the height of construction 1.80 meters or more but exceeding one-half the construction height Fence None 2.2 Fence 2.2.1 When the horizontal distance between the outermost face of the building and the inner edge of the sidewalk is more than one-half the height of the building, only a fence shall be required. (See Fig. 1). 2.2.2 Fences shall entirely enclose the construction/demolition site. 2.2.3 Fences shall be built solid for its full length except for such openings as may be necessary for proper execution of the work. Such opernings shall be provided with doors which shall be kept closed at all times except when in actual use. 2.2.4 Fences shall be erected on the building side of sidewalks or walkways and shall be made of approved materials (e.g. G.I. sheet, wooden boards and/or planks, plywood or "Lawanit", sawali) not less than 2.40 meters in height above the curb line. 2.3 Canopy 2.3.1 When the horizontal distance between the outermost face of the building and the inner edge of the sidewalk is equal to or less than one-half the height of the building, a canopy shall be required in addition to a fence. (see Fig. 2) 2.3.2 The protective canopy shall have a clear unobstructed height of 2.40 meters above the wallway and shall be made of sufficient strength and stability to sustain safely the weight of materials that may be placed thereon, and to withstand shocks incident to the handling of such materials or their preparation for use, and accidental jars from trucks passing or delivering materials. 2.3.3 When the canopy is used for the storage of materials or for the performance of work of any kind, substantial railings not less than 1.00 meter high and solid toe boards not less than 300 millimeters high shall be placed along the street side and ends of the canopy. The canopy shall be capable of safely sustaining a load of 800 kg. per sq. m. or the intended load to be placed thereon, whichever is bigger. 2.3.4 The deck flooring of a canopy shall consist of planking not less than 50 millimeters in thickness, closely laid. All members of the canopy shall be adequately braced and connected to resist displacement of members or distortion of the framework. 2.3.5 Canopies shall be constructed solid for its entire length except for such openings as may be necessary for loading purposes. Such openings shall be kept closed at al times except during actual lo...
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