Back7.1.3.2.(1)

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F40

To limit the level of contaminants.

F41

To minimize the risk of generation of contaminants.

F71

To provide facilities for personal hygiene.

Objective:

OH2.1, OH2.4, OH2.3

 

APPLICATION:

Accessibility, with respect to use, cleaning and maintenance, of plumbing fixtures, appliances, interceptors, cleanouts, valves, devices or pieces of equipment, in buildings.

INTENT:

To limit the probability that plumbing equipment will be inaccessible for maintenance, which could lead to blockages or failure, which could lead to flooding or leakage, which could lead to unsanitary conditions, which could lead to harm to persons.
To limit the probability that plumbing equipment will be inaccessible for cleaning, which could lead to bacteria growth, which could lead to unsanitary conditions, which could lead to harm to persons.
To limit the probability that plumbing equipment will be inaccessible, which could lead to unavailability for its intended use, which could lead to unsanitary conditions, which could lead to harm to persons.

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F82

To minimize the risk of inadequate performance due to improper maintenance or lack of maintenance.

Objective:

OH2.1, OH2.2, OH2.3, OH2.4

 

APPLICATION:

Accessibility, with respect to maintenance, of plumbing fixtures, appliances, interceptors, cleanouts, valves, devices or pieces of equipment, in buildings.

INTENT:

To limit the probability that plumbing equipment will be inaccessible for maintenance, which could lead to failure of a trap seal or insufficient venting, which could lead to a negative effect on indoor air quality, which could lead to harm to persons.

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F71

To provide facilities for personal hygiene.

F81

To minimize the risk of malfunction, interference, damage, tampering, lack of use or misuse.

Objective:

OH2.3, OH2.4

 

APPLICATION:

Accessibility, with respect to use, cleaning and maintenance, of plumbing fixtures, appliances, interceptors, cleanouts, valves, devices or pieces of equipment, in buildings.

INTENT:

To limit the probability that plumbing equipment will be inaccessible for use, which could lead to discomfort, which could lead to harm to persons.
To limit the probability that plumbing equipment will be inaccessible for maintenance, which could lead to persons coming in contact with damaged equipment [such as sharp edges, cracks, broken or weakened parts], which could lead to harm to persons.

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F81

To minimize the risk of malfunction, interference, damage, tampering, lack of use or misuse.

Objective:

OP5

 

APPLICATION:

Accessibility, with respect to use, cleaning and maintenance, of plumbing fixtures, appliances, interceptors, cleanouts, valves, devices or pieces of equipment, in buildings.

INTENT:

To limit the probability that plumbing equipment will be inaccessible for maintenance, which could lead to blockages or failure, which could lead to leakage or flooding, which could lead to damage to the building or facility.
To limit the probability that plumbing equipment will be inaccessible for use, which could lead to delays in accessing system controls such as shut-off and pressure-reducing valves, which could lead to excessive leakage or flooding, which could lead to damage to the building or facility.