The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 55th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 56th Legislature, 1st Regular Session, which convenes in January 2023.
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In this article, unless the context otherwise requires:
1. "Hazardous locations" means those structural elements, glazed or to be glazed, in buildings used as dwellings for one or more families or persons, commercial buildings, industrial buildings and public buildings, known as interior and exterior doors composed of or containing glass or glass panels, sliding glass door units including the fixed glazed panels which are part of such units, storm or combination doors, and the fixed glazed panels immediately adjacent to such doors, whether or not the glazing in such doors, panels and enclosures is transparent, and all interior and exterior glazing in bathrooms, the bottom edge of which is less than fifty-six inches above the floor level.
2. "Panels immediately adjacent to" means the first fixed glazed panel on either or both sides of a door in a hazardous location, whether or not on the same plane and whether or not divided by a horizontal mullion, eighteen inches to forty-eight inches in width, the nearest vertical edge of which is located within three feet horizontally of the nearest vertical edge of the door and the bottom edge is less than eighteen inches above the floor level.
3. "Public buildings" means hotels, motels, dormitories, health care institutions, theatres, stadiums, gymnasiums, amusement park buildings, schools and other buildings used for educational purposes, museums, restaurants, bars, places of worship and other buildings of public assembly.
4. "Safety glazing material" means any glazing material, including, but not limited to, tempered glass, laminated glass, wire glass or rigid plastic which meets the test requirements of the American national standards institute (ANSI) standard Z-97.1-1972 as now established or as may be amended from time to time, and which is so constructed, treated or combined with other materials as to minimize the likelihood of cutting and piercing injuries resulting from human contact with the glazing material.