Georgia Code - Building and Housing - Title 8, Section 8-2-90
As used in this part, the term:
(1) 'Fabricator' means a person who fabricates, assembles, or glazes from component parts such structures or products commonly known as sliding glass doors, entrance doors, adjacent fixed glazed panels, storm doors, shower doors, bathtub enclosures, fixed glazed panels, or other glazed structures to be used or installed in hazardous locations.
(2)(A) 'Hazardous locations' means for the purpose of glazing:
(i) Glazing in ingress and egress doors, except wired glass in required fire doors and jalousies;
(ii) Glazing in fixed and sliding panels of sliding type doors (patio and mall type);
(iii) Glazing in storm doors;
(iv) Glazing in all unframed swinging doors;
(v) Glazing in shower and bathtub doors and enclosures;
(vi) Glazing, operable or inoperable, adjacent to a door in all buildings and within the same wall plane as the door whose nearest vertical edge is within 12 inches of the door in a closed position and whose bottom edge is less than 60 inches above the floor or walking surface;
(vii) Glazing in fixed panels having a glazed area in excess of nine square feet with the lowest edge less than 18 inches above the finish floor level or walking surface within 36 inches of such glazing. In lieu of safety glazing, such glazed panels may be protected with a horizontal member not less than one and one-half inches wide when located between 24 and 36 inches above the walking surface; or
(viii) All doors, windows, and mirrors on public buses and trains.
(B) The following products, materials, and uses shall not be included in the definition of the term 'hazardous locations':
(i) Openings in doors through which a three-inch sphere is unable to pass;
(ii) Leaded glass panels where no individual piece of glass has an area greater than 30 square inches;
(iii) Glazing materials used as curved glass panels in revolving doors;
(iv) Commercial refrigerated cabinet glazed doors; or
(v) Faceted and decorative glass.
(3) 'Installer' means those persons who or those concerns which install glazing materials or build structures containing glazing materials in hazardous locations.
(4) 'Manufacturer' means a person who manufactures safety glazing material.
(5) 'Safety glazing material' means any glazing material, such as tempered glass, laminated glass, wire glass, or rigid plastic, which meets the requirements of the USA Standard Z-97.1-1966 or such requirements as are or may be hereafter adopted by the Georgia Department of Labor and which are constructed, treated, or combined with other materials in such a manner as to minimize the likelihood of cutting and piercing injuries resulting from human contact with the glazing material.
Last modified: May 3, 2006