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Proposed Amendment to Part K (Stairways, Ladders, Ramps and Guards) of the Building Regulations

A public consultation process on proposals for the review of Part K of the Building Regulations and Technical Guidance Document K, (TGD K) has recently been announced by the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Mr. Phil Hogan, TD

The following Consultation Documents have been published as part of the consultation process:

The main reasons for this review of Part K of the Building Regulations are as follows

Examples of some of the proposed key changes to the document include:

The Department is currently seeking written or electronic submissions on the proposals (the deadline for Submissions is not later than 4pm, 20th September 2011).  For further details on the consultation click here