SAFETYGLAS S RULES & REGS Following these guidelines will protect your customer from injury and protect you from liability Although safety glass was originally developed for use in cars, in recent years it has become a standard feature in many homes and commercial buildings. According to government estimates, about 190,000 people are injured in the U.S. each year from accidents involving architectural glass. For 30 years, consumers, the glass industry, and others have worked to establish uniform s t a n d a r d s t o r e d u c e t h o s e g r i m statistics. As a result, safety glazing is now required in doors, sidelites, shower enclosures, and other areas where shattered glass