6.6.2Provision of information

Designs and specifications shall be produced in a clearly understandable format, include all relevant information and be distributed to appropriate personnel.

Design and specification information should be issued to site supervisors, relevant specialist subcontractors and suppliers, and include the following information:

  • layout of stairs and position of handrails
  • dimensions covering width, rise and going, handrail height, etc.
  • the type, size and length of fixings, their location and number, and the type of wall and joists/trimmers the stair is being secured to.