AUST – HENDRY building surveyors advise that in May 2014 all States and Territories will adopt the Building Code of Australia 2014 building regulations which introduces deemed to satisfy provisions for slip-resistance to trend and nosings to stair ways for all buildings other than houses and outbuildings under BCA Vol 2 Clause 3.9.1.3 (g). Building Managers should make themselves aware of the slip-resistance classifications required for a trend surface or nosing strip for new stairs or altering existing stairs.