Argentina: CAVIPLAN calls for clause in building code

The president of CAVIPLAN, which represents the Argentine flat glass sector, underlined on 22 September 2005 the need for the building code to include “the mandatory use of safety glass” in high risk …

The president of CAVIPLAN, which represents the Argentine flat glass sector, underlined on 22 September 2005 the need for the building code to include “the mandatory use of safety glass” in high risk glazed areas. “In a balcony or a glazed roof, safety glass is not a requirement today in Argentina” said Hugo Piazze, despite the high risk of injury in the event of a breakage.