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The Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004

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4.8.  Every building must be designed and constructed in such a way that–

(a)people in and around the building are protected from injury that could result from fixed glazing, projections or moving elements on the building;

(b)fixed glazing in the building is not vulnerable to breakage where there is the possibility of impact by people in, and around, the building;

(c)both faces of a window and rooflight in a building are capable of being cleaned such that there will not be a threat to the cleaner from a fall resulting in severe injury;

(d)a safe and secure means of access is provided to a roof; and

(e)manual controls for windows and roof lights can be operated safely.

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