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Guidelines for Stair Safety. Final Report.

pdf icon Guidelines for Stair Safety. Final Report. (13460 K)
Archea, J.; Collins, B. L.; Stahl, F. I.

NBS BSS 120; 129 p. May 1979.


Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington, DC

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accidents; architecture; building codes; building design; buildings; floor covering; safety standards; stairways


This report summarizes information and research in the area of stair use and provides design guidelines for improving stair safety.