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  • Correct Site Classification

    Posted on November 18, 2015

    The Steel Shed Industry has come a long way in the last decade in understanding and utilising design codes applicable to sheds. In most cases, wind forces will generate the major loads a shed is required to withstand for the design life of the structure. Whilst historically, the industry only used a few standard wind […]

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  • Building a Better Steel Shed Industry: FY2015 Year in Review

    Posted on October 17, 2015

    The 2015 Financial Year was a stellar one for ShedSafe, and we have successfully managed to inform, educate and encourage industry compliance. As a result, we are seeing a much higher standard within the Australian market, and we have built robust relationships with various shed companies and regulators. Our Accredited Members: Ensured their steel buildings […]

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  • Cyclone Christine Wreaks Havoc on Shed in the North West of Western Australia

    Posted on February 26, 2014

    Tropical Cyclone Christine hit North West Western Australia late December 2013.Initially rated a Category 3 cyclone, Christine was less severe once it made landfall in the Roebourne area with wind speeds recorded of 139km/h. The north west of Western Australia has the highest wind region rating of Region D. It is common to design for […]

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  • Sheds Meet Mother Nature

    Posted on August 29, 2013

    Earlier this year a number of storms described as tornadoes hit the Bundaberg region. These storms followed disastrous flooding that inundated large areas of Bundaberg. The shed pictured below at Burnett Heads copped the full blast of the “tornado” as it was located only 150m from the beach, across open ground. The shed sustained damage […]

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  • Garage Doors and revised Australian Standard

    Posted on August 29, 2013

    Following on going failures of roller doors in storms and cyclones Australian Standards chose to upgrade the 1998 version of the roller door standard. The 1998 version of the standard used design pressures that were lower than the two wind loading codes AS/NZS1170.2 and AS4055. A draft of the revised AS/NZS4504:2012 was released in August […]

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