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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Assessment criteria for termite management systems. Ensure your builder is quoting the relevant section of AS This is now under Section 7 of AS Depending on the construction methods and site conditions, additional requirements will be necessary for service penetrations through the concrete slab. New building work; which is a published document that provides a range ss options for termite management 36601. can be implemented during the construction of buildings and needs to be followed.

In this instance, further protection would be required. In practical terms, if an area cannot be easily re-treated, it is concealed and inaccessible. Each of these are “components” which, when integrated, will form a “full termite management system”.

It provides a clear path for compliance with AS This means that as of 1 May you will be required to comply with the new version of AS If a concrete slab is used as a component of a system, it in itself will not provide a complete termite management system. Representatives of government, industry, professional and 3660.11 organisations constituted the Standards Australia technical committee BD Termites. It provides a range of options for termite management that can be implemented during the construction of buildings.


The Committee will now turn its attention to AS New Building Work aa the edition from 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.

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. All members working in termite management at construction should have a copy of this Standard.

Assessment criteria for termite management systems The AS suite of Standards were reviewed and updated in We would like to thank all AEPMA members who participated in the Standards development including making representations. Further information and clarification can be obtained from your termite management systems’ manufacturers or product resellers.

New Revised Standards for Termite Management

Both revised documents are part of a series on termite management: 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. 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 qs something less than the Australian Standard.


Changes to AS What does this mean? There has been 36660.1 transition period from the previous Standards to the New Standards, which will end on 30 April Few members will need a copy of this Standard.

New Revised Standards for Termite Management

Questions have arisen around Section 7 of AS The two documents have been developed for use in the National Construction Code and as a tool to assist builders, designers, regulators, manufacturers, installers, and assessors to provide constructions with managed termite risk across Australia.

Subscribe to our mailing list to get 33660.1 updates to your email inbox. In some parts of Australia, it is common practice not to tie the slab to the footings, therefore an entry point exists in the a as the slab is not classed as being monolithic.

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