AS (Incorporating Amendment No. 1). Termite management. Part 1: New building work. AS This is a free 8 page. Changes to AS relating to termite management for pre-construction from 1 May This article was provided by AEPMA. The AS From the 1st of May the above Standard replaces AS If you are doing Pre-construction work you should get a copy of AS if you .
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REMINDER: AS Termite Management Part 1: New Building Work
All members working in termite management at construction should have a copy of this Standard. We would like 360.1 thank all AEPMA members who participated in the Standards development including making representations. Ensure your builder is quoting the relevant section of AS If a concrete slab is used as a component of a system, it in itself will not provide a complete termite management system.
Few members will need a copy of this Standard.
In practical terms, if an area cannot be easily re-treated, it is concealed and inaccessible. Depending on the construction methods and site conditions, additional requirements will be necessary for service penetrations through the concrete slab.
In relation to pavers on sand, these could be lifted and a treatment applied, however if they are on concrete, they would require a different approach.
This is now under Section 7 of AS Each 3660.1 these are “components” which, when integrated, will form a “full termite management system”.
AEPMA’s concern is not about broader 3660.11 practises, and whether a builder will construct the building to the correct Code or Specification, or if a certifier will accept something less than the Australian Standard.
New Revised Standards for Termite Management
Assessment criteria for termite management systems. The two documents have been developed for use in the National Construction Code and as a tool to assist builders, designers, regulators, manufacturers, installers, and assessors to provide constructions with managed termite risk across Australia. Subfloor voids and undercroft areas 36601. in general terms 3606.1 a working height of mm or more, would be easy to enter to re-apply a protection system; so only if the working height is less than mm will an additional method of installation be required.
Representatives of government, industry, professional and consumer organisations constituted the Standards Australia technical committee BD Termites.
Subscribe to our mailing list to get the updates to your email inbox. In some parts of Australia, it is common practice not to tie the slab to the footings, therefore an entry point exists in the cavity as the slab is not classed as being monolithic. This means that as of 1 May you will be required to comply with the new version of AS New Building Work replaces the edition from There has been a transition period from the previous Standards to the New Standards, which will end on 30 April AEPMA’s interpretation of Concealed and Inaccessible Areas Concealed and inaccessible areas are any section of a structure that are not accessible for visual inspection, or application of a termite management treatment, without the treatment being invasive.
REMINDER: AS 3660.1-2014 Termite Management Part 1: New Building Work
Assessment criteria for termite management systems It provides a clear path for compliance with AS The Committee will now turn its attention to AS In this instance, further protection would be required. Questions have arisen around Section 7 of AS New building work; which is a published document that provides a range of options for termite management that can be implemented during the construction of buildings and needs to be followed.
Changes to AS What does this mean?
Please input your email: Both revised documents are part of a series on termite management: Further information and clarification can be obtained from your termite management systems’ manufacturers 6360.1 product resellers.
It provides a range of options for termite management that can be implemented during the construction of buildings. The AS suite of Standards were reviewed and updated in