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AS/NZS 4220-2003 bunk beds

Standard Number:  AS/NZS 4220-2003
Title:  bunk beds
Language:  English
Replacing Standard:  AS/NZS 4220-1994_BCA bunk beds

Publication Date:  2003/11/17
Revocatory Date:  2010/4/6
Status:  Withdrawn
International Classification for Standards (ICS)DOMESTIC AND COMMERCIAL EQUIPMENT. ENTERTAINMENT. SPORTS>>Furniture
Publisher:  Australia Standards(AS)
Price:  
Number of Pages:41P.;A4  

Description:Sets out essential safety requirements for bunk beds used in domestic situations, nurseries and institutions, and functional durability, stability and performance criteria to meet these safety requirements, in order to reduce the likelihood of deaths and  
Catalog:Document Contents
AS/NZS 4220:2003 BUNK BEDS
PREFACE
CONTENTS
1 SCOPE
2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
3 DEFINITIONS
3.1 Bunk bed
3.2 End rail
3.3 Gap
3.4 Grip
3.5 Guardrail
3.6 Hazardous sharp edge
3.7 Hazardous sharp point
3.8 Mattress base
3.9 Side rail
3.10 Structural uprights
3.11 Tread
4 MATERIALS
4.1 Timber
4.2 Metals
4.3 Coatings and plastics components
5 CONSTRUCTION
5.1 General
5.2 Fasteners
6 DESIGN
6.1 Maximum height
6.2 Minimum distance between beds
6.3 Mattress support elements (mattress base components)
6.4 Safety barriers
6.4.1 General
6.4.2 Guardrails
6.5 Climbing access
6.5.1 General
6.5.2 Treads
6.6 Tube end openings
6.7 Sharp edges and sharp points
6.8 Protrusions and snag points
7 SAFETY AND PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
7.1 Entrapment hazard
7.2 Stability
7.3 Fastenings of upper bed to the lower supporting structure
7.4 Fatigue test on joints
7.5 Impact test
7.6 Static load on guardrails
7.7 Impact load on guardrails
7.8 Ladder attachment
7.9 Static load on treads
7.10 Impact load on treads
8 INFORMATIVE LABELLING
9 MARKING
APPENDIX A - FALL-THROUGH AND ENTRAPMENT HAZARDS
A1 SCOPE
A2 PRINCIPLE
A3 APPARATUS
A4 TEST CONDITIONS
A5 PROCEDURE
A6 REPORT
APPENDIX B - STABILITY
B1 SCOPE
B2 PRINCIPLE
B3 APPARATUS
B4 TEST CONDITIONS
B5 PROCEDURE
B6 REPORT
APPENDIX C - FASTENING OF UPPER BED TO THE SUPPORTING STRUCTURE
C1 SCOPE
C2 PRINCIPLE
C3 APPARATUS
C4 TEST CONDITIONS
C5 PROCEDURE
C6 REPORT
APPENDIX D - FATIGUE TEST ON JOINTS
D1 SCOPE
D2 PRINCIPLE
D3 APPARATUS
D4 TEST CONDITIONS
D5 PROCEDURE
D6 REPORT
APPENDIX E - IMPACT TEST
E1 SCOPE
E2 PRINCIPLE
E3 APPARATUS
E4 TEST CONDITIONS
E5 PROCEDURE
E6 REPORT
APPENDIX F - STATIC LOAD ON GUARDRAILS
F1 SCOPE
F2 PRINCIPLE
F3 APPARATUS
F4 TEST CONDITIONS
F5 PROCEDURE
F6 REPORT
APPENDIX G - IMPACT LOAD ON GUARDRAILS
G1 SCOPE
G2 PRINCIPLE
G3 APPARATUS
G4 TEST CONDITIONS
G5 PROCEDURE
G6 REPORT
APPENDIX H - LADDER ATTACHMENT
H1 SCOPE
H2 PRINCIPLE
H3 APPARATUS
H4 TEST CONDITIONS
H5 PROCEDURE
H6 REPORT
APPENDIX I - STATIC LOAD ON TREADS
I1 SCOPE
I2 PRINCIPLE
I3 APPARATUS
I4 TEST CONDITIONS
I5 PROCEDURE
I6 REPORT
APPENDIX J - IMPACT LOAD ON TREADS
J1 SCOPE
J2 PRINCIPLE
J3 APPARATUS
J4 TEST CONDITIONS
J5 PROCEDURE
J6 REPORT
  
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Tile in English:  bunk beds

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