ealth and Safety (regulation 14)When annealed glass breaks, it produces razor-sharp shards of glass that can cause terrible injury. Any person responsible for building should that glazing in major 'risk areas' is made of a safety material to protect both occupants and visitors.
One solution is the application of 3MTM Filmshield Safety and Security Film. The film can hold broken glass in place, helping to prevent any serious injury and potential liabilities that may arise.
Toughened Glass - Spontaneous FractureAlthough Toughened glass is generally classified as a safety material, it can spontaneously fracture due to no apparent or obvious reason. This may be due to:
- Impact damage
- Damage before installation
- Poor installation
- Inclusions in the glass
See how the CNA building in Chicago solved their problems at: www.3m.com/uk/windowfilms