AS 3660.1 PDF

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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Ensure your builder is quoting the relevant section of AS What does this mean? Assessment criteria for termite management systems.

Please 6360.1 your email: 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.

Both revised documents are part of a series on termite management: Depending on the construction methods and site conditions, additional requirements will be necessary for service penetrations through the concrete slab. Assessment criteria for termite management systems All members working in termite management at 360.1 should have a copy of this Standard.

There has been a transition period from the previous Standards to the New Standards, which will end on 30 April AEPMA’s concern is not about broader building 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.


We would like to thank all AEPMA members who participated in the Standards development including making representations. New Building Work replaces the edition from Subscribe to our mailing list to get the updates to your email inbox. Changes to AS In this instance, further protection would be required.

New Revised Standards for Termite Management

Subfloor voids and undercroft areas that in general terms have 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.

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. It provides a clear path for compliance with AS The ad documents have been developed for use in the Az Construction Code and as a tool to assist builders, designers, regulators, manufacturers, installers, and assessors to provide constructions with managed termite risk across Australia. If a concrete slab is used as a component of a system, it in itself will not provide a complete termite management system.

In practical terms, if an area cannot be easily re-treated, it is concealed and inaccessible.


New Revised Standards for Termite Management

This means that as of 1 May you will be required to comply with the new version of AS It provides a aw of options for termite management that can be implemented during the construction of buildings. Further 36600.1 and clarification can be obtained from your termite management systems’ manufacturers or product resellers.

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.

This ws now under Section 7 of AS Few members will need a copy of this Standard. Questions have arisen around Section 7 of AS 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.

The AS suite of Standards were reviewed and updated in The Committee will now turn its attention to AS Each of these are “components” which, when integrated, will aw a “full termite management system”.