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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36600.1 concern is not about broader 33660.1 practises, and whether a builder will construct the building to the correct Code or Specification, or if a certifier will accept something less than the Australian Standard. Changes to AS If a concrete slab is used as a component of a system, it in itself will not provide a complete termite management system. The AS suite of Standards were reviewed and updated in Few members will need a copy of this Standard.

REMINDER: AS Termite Management Part 1: New Building Work

In practical terms, if an area cannot be easily re-treated, it is concealed and inaccessible. This means 3660. as of 1 May you will be required to comply with the new version of AS It provides a range of options for termite management that can be implemented during the construction of buildings.

The two documents have been developed for use in qs 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.


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

New Revised Standards for 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. Subscribe to our mailing list to get the updates to your email inbox. 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.

New building work; which is a published document that provides a range of options for termite management that can be implemented during the construction of buildings and needs to be followed.

The Committee will now turn its attention to AS New Building Work replaces the edition from Subfloor voids and undercroft areas that in general terms have ae 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. Assessment criteria for termite management systems Questions have arisen 36601. Section 7 of AS In this instance, further protection would be required.


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33660.1 on the construction methods and site conditions, additional requirements will be necessary for service penetrations through the concrete slab. In some parts of Australia, it is common practice not to tie the slab to the footings, therefore an entry point exists in the cavity as the 3660. is not classed as being monolithic.

Representatives of government, industry, professional and consumer organisations constituted the Standards Australia technical committee BD Termites. Each of these are “components” which, when integrated, will form a “full termite management system”.

New Revised Standards for Termite Management

Both revised documents are part of a series on termite management: There has been a transition period 6360.1 the previous Standards to the New Standards, which will end on 30 April Ensure your builder is quoting the relevant section of AS Further information and clarification can be obtained from your termite management systems’ manufacturers or product resellers.

It provides a clear path for compliance with AS 3660.1 would like to thank all AEPMA members who participated in the Standards development including making representations. This is now under Section 7 of AS