30th August 2022 Is the IHR39 Anti Ligature Handrail suitable for health and aged care facilities? Yes, the Intrim’s natural timber IHR39 anti ligature hand rails are suitable for mental health and hospital applications where there is a risk of ligature. Crafted in Clear Precoated Vic Ash and raw Vic Ash timber. The clear coat provides antimicrobial protection as well as helping save additional time required on site for painting and drying. Suitable for 9C compliant facilities. Compliant with the Australian standard AS1428 1-2009.