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