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Just before Christmas SCOSS issued an alert on the structural safety of glass balustrades.

This followed an incident earlier in the year where a glass panel in a balustrade at a school in Manchester failed, allowing a pupil to fall through the exposed hole and sustaining minor injuries.

They warn, "Balustrades and other barriers not designed and built to an appropriate standard pose a serious risk to safety."

For further advice please visit the Structural Safety Website or read the alert.
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