Statutory guidance

Protection from falling, collision and impact: Approved Document K

Building regulation in England covering the buildings users protection from falling, collision and impact in and around the building.

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Approved Document K: protection from falling, collision and impact

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Details

This edition covers protection from falling, collision and impact and includes designing staircases, ladders, ramps, guarding and vehicle barriers in and around all types of buildings.

This edition was also updated by combining Approved Document N: glazing and also some overlapping guidance that is in Approved Document M: access to and use of buildings respectively.

Archived versions of Approved Document K are available at the National Archives

Archived versions of Approved Document N are available at the National Archives

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Published 3 January 2013