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Hazard Alert 1


Use of Steel Tile Battens on Trussed Roofs

Roof trusses rely on the tile battens to provide lateral restraint to the top chords, which prevents them from buckling sideways when under load...
 
Hazard Alert 2


Use of Steel Fascia may affect the design of Truss Chord Overhangs

One of the design checks for truss top chord overhangs is for a person standing in the most critical position for the design of the overhang...


Hazard Alert 3

Sub-Standard Punched Strapping and Tensioners

The most commom application for punched strapping is in structural wall bracing. AS1684 is the primary reference in the BCA that governs the use of metal straps for...