As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following words
shall have the following meanings. [1973, c. 237, (NEW).]
"Hazardous locations" means those installations, glazed or to be glazed in commercial
and public buildings, known as framed or unframed glass entrance doors; and those
installations, glazed or to be glazed in residential buildings and other structures
used as dwellings, commercial buildings and public buildings, known as sliding glass
doors, storm doors, shower doors, bathtub enclosures and fixed glazed panels adjacent
to entrance and exit doors which because of their location present a barrier in the
normal path traveled by persons going into or out of these buildings, and because
of their size and design may be mistaken as means of ingress or egress; and any other
installation, glazed or to be glazed, wherein the use of other than safety glazing
materials would constitute an unreasonable hazard as the Commissioner of Public Safety
may determine after notice and hearings, whether or not the glazing in such doors,
panels, enclosures and other installations is transparent.
1973, c. 237, (NEW)
2.Safety glazing material.
"Safety glazing material" means any glazing material, such as tempered glass, laminated
glass, wire glass or rigid plastic, which meets the test requirements of the then
current ANSI Standard Z97.1 and such further requirements as may be adopted by the
Department of Public Safety after notice and hearing and which are so constructed,
treated or combined with other materials as to minimize the likelihood of cutting
and piercing injuries resulting from human contact with the glazing material.
1973, c. 656, (AMD)
1973, c. 237, (NEW).
1973, c. 656, (AMD).
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