Back3.4.2.1.(1)

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F10

To facilitate the timely movement of persons to a safe place in an emergency.

F12

To facilitate emergency response.

F05

To retard the effects of fire on emergency egress facilities.

F06

To retard the effects of fire on facilities for notification, suppression and emergency response.

Objective:

OS3.7

 

APPLICATION:

Minimum number of exits from floor areas.
This applies to floor areas that are intended for occupancy, including mezzanines as stated in Sentence 3.4.2.2.(1), in buildings described in Sentence 1.3.3.2.(1) of Division A.
This also applies to tents and air-supported structures, as stated in Sentences 3.1.6.1.(1) and 9.10.1.2.(1).

INTENT:

To limit the probability that persons will not have a choice of an alternative exit in the event that one exit is blocked or obstructed in an emergency situation, which could lead to delays in the evacuation or movement of persons to a safe place, which could lead to harm to persons.
To limit the probability that emergency responders will not have a choice of an alternative exit in the event that one exit is blocked or obstructed in an emergency situation, which could lead to emergency responders being delayed in gaining access to a floor area, which could lead to delays or ineffectiveness in emergency response operations, which could lead to delays in the evacuation or movement of persons to a safe place, which could lead to harm to persons.

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F12

To facilitate emergency response.

F06

To retard the effects of fire on facilities for notification, suppression and emergency response.

Objective:

OS1.2

 

APPLICATION:

Minimum number of exits from floor areas.
This applies to floor areas that are intended for occupancy, including mezzanines as stated in Sentence 3.4.2.2.(1), in buildings described in Sentence 1.3.3.2.(1) of Division A.
This also applies to tents and air-supported structures, as stated in Sentences 3.1.6.1.(1) and 9.10.1.2.(1).

INTENT:

To limit the probability that emergency responders will not have a choice of an alternative exit in the case of one exit being blocked or obstructed in a fire situation, which could lead to emergency responders being delayed in gaining access to a floor area, which could lead to delays or ineffectiveness in emergency response operations, which could lead to the spread of fire, which could lead to harm to persons.

ATTRIBUTION:

Functional Statement:

F12

To facilitate emergency response.

F06

To retard the effects of fire on facilities for notification, suppression and emergency response.

Objective:

OP1.2

 

APPLICATION:

Minimum number of exits from floor areas.
This applies to floor areas that are intended for occupancy, including mezzanines as stated in Sentence 3.4.2.2.(1), in buildings described in Sentence 1.3.3.2.(1) of Division A.
This also applies to tents and air-supported structures, as stated in Sentences 3.1.6.1.(1) and 9.10.1.2.(1).

INTENT:

To limit the probability that emergency responders will not have a choice of an alternative exit in the event that one exit is blocked or obstructed in a fire situation, which could lead to emergency responders being delayed in gaining access to a floor area, which could lead to delays or ineffectiveness in emergency response operations, which could lead to the spread of fire, which could lead to damage to the building.