Facts on requirements for railings/screens

  • Railings must be 1 m high and include hand, knee and foot rails.
  • Railings must be able to withstand the following loads in between the posts: – Horizontal load of 30 kg without the railings bending by more than 35 mm. – Vertical load (10 degrees) of 125 kg without the railings breaking or being displaced by more than 20 cm.
  • The posts must be able to withstand spot loads of 125 kg.