Back7.2.2.3.(4)

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

Objective:

OH2.1

 

APPLICATION:

The minimum horizontal distance between two adjacent shower heads, when a battery of shower heads is installed.
This applies to buildings.

INTENT:

To limit the probability that persons will be exposed to waste water from adjacent showers being used by other persons, which could lead to the spread of disease, which could lead to harm to persons.

ATTRIBUTION:

Most technical provisions of the BC Fire Code describe how the code’s objectives and functional statements are achieved. However, some provisions, like this one, do not relate directly to a code objective. The following analysis is provided to assist in understanding of the provision.

 

APPLICATION:

Column showers in buildings.

INTENT:

To exempt column showers from the minimum horizontal distance requirements of since the inherent circular installation of the heads [on the column] will maintain spray separation.